ERICA Selected in Brain Korea 21 (BK21) Preliminary Selection
More than 5 education research groups were listed and will be receiving fundings for graduate innovation support.
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On the 6th, the Ministry of Education and the Korea Research Foundation released the preliminary selection results of the fourth-phase of the Brain Korea 21 (BK21) project.
Phase 4 of Brain Korea 21 (BK21) is a follow-up project of the phase 3 BK21 Plus project, which aimed to train about 19,000 master and doctoral level research personnel annually from September 2020, for seven years, by providing graduate students with research scholarships and labor costs so that follow-up generations can focus on their studies and research.
A total of 695 education research foundations and 634 education research teams from 93 universities applied for the project. A total of 562 education research foundations(teams)(268 education research foundations and 176 education research teams) from 68 universities were selected in advance after going through a strict evaluation (based on innovative talent development projects, convergence research, and industry-academic cooperation plans).
The selected education research teams will receive annual support of 408 billion won, which will help them train 19,000 master's and doctoral degree students while helping them to focus on their studies and research.
In addition, unlike the previous Brain Korea 21 project, 19 universities that are selected by more than 5 educational research groups will be funded for graduate innovation.
Hanyang University ERICA was selected by 1 education research team and 7 education research groups during the preliminary selection. More than 5 education research groups were listed and will be receiving funding for graduate innovation support.
▼ Hanyang Univerisity ERICA's selection
▼Universities selected by more than 5 education research groups
The final selection of the education research groups (teams) and the budget distribution will be finalized during the objection period (~8.14), and the follow-up on-site inspection (August 31 to September 1, two days of progress).
Global News Team
Translation by: Lee Hee-jin
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