Support Program Introduction

At the Overseas Korean Foundation, we provide various support programs for overseas Koreans. For more detailed information, or to apply for a program online, click [Application Form]

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Support Program
Program Title Program Overview
Support for K-town vitalization _ Demand survey Korea Town Vitalization, Korean Town Purification Project, Korea Town Cultural Exchange Program
Support for Opportunity Commemoration We promote the sense of unity among overseas Korean communities by supporting the commemoration for Korean immigrants. We also use this as an opportunity to contribute in the vitalization of interchange with mainstream society.
Support for activities to increase exchange and promote rights and interests _ Demand survey Programs for strengthening bonds among the overseas Korean communities and maintaining their national identity
Support through educational tools and materials Support for Korean Chinese schools and Korean schools in Russia and CIS regions through informatization tools and materials and traditional/cultural goods
Support through educational materials Support for Korean language schools through Korean language textbooks and historical/cultural materials
Support for activities of overseas Korean communities in Korea Support for programs related to overseas Koreans of organizations in Korea related to overseas Koreans
Support for online workshops for teachers Providing online Korean language training opportunities (MOU with online college courses in Korea)
Program to promote the political influence of Koreans in the United States Support for activities to promote the political influence of Korean communities in the America
Offering educational courses for overseas Koreans To promote a correct understanding on the overseas Korean communities and to develop academic interest in them by supporting the “creation of academic courses on understanding of overseas Korean communities” at colleges in Korea and abroad
Support for activities of economic organizations of overseas Koreans (abroad) _ Demand survey Programs to establish and invigorate Korean business networks, programs to establish networks among overseas Korean businesspeople and organizations, etc.
Support for cultural/artistic activities of overseas Koreans _ Demand survey Programs related to preservation, maintenance and promotion of national culture by cultural/artistic organizations
Support for overseas Korean journalism organizations (in Korea) To establish networks among overseas Korean journalists and to maintain their national identity
Support for overseas Korean journalism organizations (abroad) Support for publication of Korean newspapers in special regions including China and CIS to establish networks among overseas Korean journalists and to maintain their national identity
Support for research activities of overseas Koreans (in Korea) _ Demand survey Support for research activities of research institutes and experts in Korea related to overseas Korean communities, and understanding and gathering information on pending issues in overseas Korean communities in different regions and countries
Support for research activities of overseas Koreans (abroad) _ Demand survey Support for research activities of research institutes and experts in related to overseas Korean communities
Vocational training for next-generation overseas Koreans (local) To establish stable grounds for next-generation Korean residents in China to help them find jobs and support their entry into mainstream society by offering vocational training opportunities
Support for the Korean Residents Union in Japan Programs to promote the cohesion and development of Korean communities in Japan and/or to maintain their national/cultural identity. Support for promotion of rights, interest, and legal statuses of Korean residents in Japan
Programs to support traditional/cultural goods - Support for activities of overseas Korean organizations including Korean language school and Korean community to maintain and promote national culture
- Development of programs for different generations to understand each other better through cultural/artistic activities and promotion of exchange
Support for activities of next-generation organizations _ Demand survey Programs for next-generation overseas Korean organizations, exchange activities among next-generation overseas Koreans, and programs to establish networks among them
Support for Korean language school teachers’ workshops _ Demand survey Financial support (partial) for local allied workshops for Korean language school teachers to improve their teaching abilities
Customized support for Korean language school _ Demand survey To expand identity education by supporting activities and programs of Korean language schools including historical/cultural camps and publication of Korean language education guidelines.
Financial support for Korean language schools Financial support for Korean language schools established/managed by overseas Korean communities
Support for construction of Korean community centers and similar facilities _ Demand survey Support for securing (purchase, construction, extension, and/or renovation) of a multipurpose cultural center to serve overseas Korean communities