The Korea Foundation’s Support for Policy-Oriented Research program furnishes grant support to research projects or programs that provide in-depth analyses of and policy recommendations on Korea and its relationship with other countries.
Research institutions, think tanks, or university-affiliated research institutions outside of Korea
Issues related to the Korean peninsula: peacebuilding, non-proliferation, foreign affairs, national security, economics ⁄ trade, society, etc.
Cooperation on science and technology: digital transformation, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, etc.
Universal values: human rights, equality, environmental protection, democracy, civil society, job creation, health ⁄ welfare, etc.
Project expenses, researcher/staff salaries, indirect costs, etc.
Coverage of indirect costs can be requested at an amount of up to 10% of total direct costs
Tangible assets are not covered.
The grant period is normally one year. However, multiple-year projects will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Applications should be submitted via the KF Online Application System( http://apply.kf.or.kr ).
The application must be written in English and the budget should be computed in US dollars.
Please answer all the questions on the application. If the section is not applicable, please write“N/A”.