Program Information
· Program

Young Researcher Program

· Directorate

Directorate for Basic Research in Science & Engineering

· Program objective

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

· Program details

Research areas: All S&T areas


Eligibility: University faculty (full-time, part-time) in S&E and researchers in national (public), government-funded and private research institutes who obtained a doctoral degree within the last 7 years or who are aged 39 or younger


Summary: Stimulate researchers’ creative research drive and maximize their research capacity to train them as outstanding researchers


Period: 1 - 5 years


Funding: Annual average of up to KRW 100 million (USD 90 thousand*)

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

· Contact

CHOI, Ho Sung; Individual Research Programs (

· Project process
Nov. 2018
Dec. 2018
Dec. 2018∼Feb. 2019
Dec. 2018∼Feb. 2019