Program Information
· Program

Fostering and Supporting Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

· Directorate

Directorate for Academic Research

· Program objective
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Increase women’s entry into the S&E fields and produce outstanding female students

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Boost female (graduate) students’ entry into the field of their major and secure high-quality women in S&T

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Expand career comeback and use of women in S&T

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Improve the job-finding capacity of women in S&T and vitalize their economic participation

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Improve research cooperation of women in S&T and support research on gender innovation analysis

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Expand the foundation for policy and system for women in S&T and enhance awareness

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Expand the culture of work-life balance across research institutions in S&T

· Program details
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Research areas: S&E areas

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Eligibility: Female students at middle and high schools and S&E colleges (graduate schools), women in S&T, and women in S&T with career breaks

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Summary: Training expenses

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Period: Ongoing since 2002

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Funding: KRW 13,447 million (USD 12,100 thousand)

· Contact
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SHIM, Kwan Yong, HR Development in Science & Technology, jack0318@nrf.re.kr

· Project process
Announcement
Dec. 2018
Receipt
Nov. 2019
Evaluation
Dec. 2019
Selection
Dec. 2019

This project provides continued support and does not issue a particular announcement. However, the grounds for program implementation are stipulated in the implementation plans for each year.