2018 Publication Support Program. Deadline 2nd October 2017 at 18:00
To promote a better understanding of Korea throughout the global community, Korea Foundation offers financial support for the publication of Korea-related books, in non-Korean languages, by publishers worldwide. The Publication Support Program for the year 2018 is outlined here for the reference of applicant publishers who are interested in applying for this assistance.
* Publishers can submit applications for a maximum of two (2) publications.
* Publications in Korean langauge are not eligible.
Publications on Korea related to such areas as the humanities, social sciences, art and culture, written in languages other than Korean.
5. Translation/publication of literary works.
Program Support (Maximum per project)
Newly written works
Portion of the publication costs (composition, paper, printing, binding)
Domestic publishers: KRW10,000,000
Overseas publishers: USD10,000
Portion of publication costs and translation fees
Domestic publishers: KRW20,000,000
Overseas publishers: USD20,000
※ Writer’s remuneration, copyright fees, and proofreading fees are not eligible for program support. For translations, copyright arrangements need to be finalized at the time of application.
※ The projects approved for program assistance should be published within 12 months after receipt of the support approval. The program support will be remitted to the publisher after completion of the publication project.
1. Completed Application form
③ Project budget
2. Supplementary materials (to be uploaded with the online application)
※ Applicants are required to submit each document in PDF file format.
3. Full manuscript
A hard copy of the “completed manuscript” should be submitted by postal mail and a soft copy should be submitted by e-mail. In the case of a translation work, the “original book (hard copy)” together with the “completed translation (a hard copy and a soft copy)” should be submitted. The hard copies with the postmark dated on October 2, 2017 will be accepted.
※ Postal Address:
Republic of Korea
How to Apply
Application should be submitted via the KF Online Application System (http://apply.kf.or.kr)
5. Appropriateness of the budget
Obligations of Support Recipients
4. Provide information about the sales and distribution of the publication to KF, upon request