IBS Young Scientist Fellowship (YSF) for Research, 2017

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The Young Scientist Fellowship (YSF) offers opportunities for young, promising scientists to do their own basic research work in one of the Institute of Basic Sciences (IBS) Research Centers while sharing ideas and utilising our state-of-art infrastructures. Korean nationals are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

The goal of IBS is to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to train the leading scientists of tomorrow.

The Institute for Basic Science (IBS) pursues excellence in basic science research. The goal of IBS is to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to train the leading scientists of tomorrow.

Applicants must have their previous degree.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to young scientists.

Study Subject: 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 utilising our state-of-art infrastructures. 

Scholarship Award: The YSF provides KRW 150-300 million per year

  • YSF fellows will be appointed for 3 years with possible extension of 2 years
  • YSF fellows should be physically relocated to one of the IBS Centers
  • YSF fellows are eligible to apply for the IBS Career Development Award (CDA)

Note: A research fund that can be used in the newly appointed affiliation after completing YSF

Scholarship can be taken in Korea

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for fellowship:
Within 5 years of obtaining a Ph.D. 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.

Nationality: Korean nationals are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply:
1.Fill out the letter of intent form in English and submit via email to ysf-at-ibs.re.kr as a single PDF file no later than May 31, 2017 (KST).
2. The title of the email should be “Applicant Name_YSF”.

 Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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