IBS Young Scientist Fellowship (YSF) – South Korea 2017

The IBS Young Scientist Fellowship (YSF) is awarding fellowship grants to scientists from all over the world for challenging and high-risk basic research within the special nature of designated Research Centres. The goal of the fellowship is to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to train the leading scientists of tomorrow.

Application Deadline: 31st May, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

To be taken at (country): South Korea

Eligible Field of Study: Basic sciences

About the Award: With the vision of “Making Discoveries for Humanity and Society,” the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) was founded in 2011 by the Korean government to promote basic sciences in Korea. Twenty-six IBS Research Centers have been launched and each Center is operated by internationally renowned scientists.
This year, the IBS introduces a new program called “Young Scientist Fellowship (YSF)” to play an active role in fostering next-generation basic science leaders. The YSF offers opportunities for young, promising scientists to do their own basic research work in one of the IBS Research Centers while sharing ideas and utilizing our state-of-art infrastructures.

Offered Since: 2016

Type: Postgraduate, Fellowship

Eligibility:

  • Within 5 years of obtaining a PhD or under the age of 40 with a PhD (born no earlier than January 1, 1977)* Ph.D. candidates must be conferred with Ph.D. degrees before August 31, 2017.
    * Researchers currently participating in the IBS research centers are NOT eligible to apply.

Selection Process: 

  • Letter of intent
    1. 1. Submission deadline: ~ May 31, 2017
    2. 2. Review by Directors and Evaluation Panel members
    3. 3. Invitation to submit full proposals: ~ June 30, 2017
  • Full proposal
    1. 1. Submission deadline: ~ August 31, 2017
    2. 2. Review by Directors and Evaluation Panel members
    3. 3. Invitation for an interview: ~ September 30, 2017
  • Interview
    1. 1. Interview and presentation: ~ October 31, 2017
    2. 2. Comprehensive review by Evaluation Panel chairs
    3. 3. Announcement of final YS Fellows: ~ November 30, 2017

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Fellowship:

  • Annual budget of KRW150-300M per year including KRW60-70M salary
  • Appointment for 3 years with possible extension of 2 years
  • YS Fellows should be physically relocated to one of the IBS Centers.
  • YS Fellows are eligible to apply for the IBS Career Development Award (CDA)*.* A research fund that can be used in the newly appointed affiliation after completing the Young Scientist Fellowship.

Duration of Fellowship: YSF fellows will be appointed for 3 years with possible extension of 2 years

How to Apply: Applicants should:

  • Download the letter of intent form from the following link: http://www.ibs.re.kr/ysf/apply
  • Fill out the form in English and submit via homepage as a single PDF file no later than May 31, 2017 (KST).
    The title of PDF file “Applicant Name_YSF”.

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Institute for Basic Science

Important Notes: YSF fellows are eligible to apply for the IBS Career Development Award (CDA), a research fund that can be used in the newly appointed affiliation after completing YSF.

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