Program Information
· Program

Mid-Career Researcher Program

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective
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Cultivate the basic research capacity of researchers through individual-level research support and assist with the advancement and development of research

· Program details
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Research areas: All S&T areas

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Eligibility: University faculty (full-time, part-time) in S&E and researchers in national (public), government-funded and private research institutes

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Summary: Support highly creative individual researchers to cultivate outstanding basic research capacity and lay the groundwork for growth into leading research fields

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Period: 1 - 5 years

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Funding: (Type 1) Annual average of up to KRW 200 million (USD 182 thousand*); (Type 2) Annual average of KRW 200–400 million (USD 182–364 thousand*)

 * approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW

· Contact
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KIM, Sang In; Individual Research Programs (sikim@nrf.re.kr)

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KIM Hyung Gun; Individual Research Programs (kimhg@nrf.re.kr)

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