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KF Fellowship for Public Officers

Program Outline

The KF Fellowship for Public Officers is a three-month program for public officers in the ASEAN region and India. This program was conceived in order to improve cooperation between Korea and the countries included in the Korean Government’s New Southern Policy and aims to help participants obtain basic Korean language skills and enhance their knowledge and understanding of Korea.


Program applicants must fulfill each of the following criteria:
- Junior-level central government official or local official (includes those who are employed by a public institution)
- Age 40 or under
- Basic proficiency in English or Korean

Fellowship Period

August through October 2020 (11 weeks)

Number of Available Fellowships

Approximately 40 per year

Support Details

(1) Round-trip airfare (shortest route ⁄ economy-class)
(2) Monthly stipend: KRW 1.2 million
(3) Tuition fees
(4) Health insurance (injury ⁄ medical indemnity insurance as provided by Korean insurance companies)
(5) Accommodation


Online submission of application by overseas Korean diplomatic missions via KF Online Application System
※ For further details, please refer to the program announcement.