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Australia-Korea Foundation 2022-2023 International Relations Grants Program

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Close Date & Time:
11-May-2022 2:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
371004 - Public Diplomacy
Publish Date:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories, Overseas
Selection Process:
Open Competitive


The Australia-Korea Foundation seeks to strengthen the Australia-Korea relationship in ways that enhance mutual understanding and people-to-people links Australia-Korea Foundation | Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ( 

The objectives of the Australia-Korea Foundation grants program are:

  • increase public awareness of Australia in Korea, and of Korea in Australia, and the importance of the bilateral relationship
  • develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, regional and global context
  • increase Australians’ capacity to effectively engage with Korea.

Key priority areas of the Australia-Korea Foundation:

  • Strategic international relations
  • Trade and commerce relationships
  • Cross cultural collaborations
  • Technological, scientific and education innovation.

To achieve its objectives, the AKF will prioritise high quality programs particularly, but not exclusively, that address the themes outlined in the AKF Strategic Plan 2020-2025.


To be eligible you must:

  • be one of the following entity types:
    • an Australian entity with an Australian Business Number (ABN), Australian Company Number (ACN), or Indigenous Corporation Number (ICN)
    • an Australian consortium with a lead organisation 
    • an Australian registered charity or not-for-profit organisation
    • an Australian local government body
    • an Australian State/Territory government body
    • a Corporate Commonwealth Entity
    • an Australian statutory authority
    • be an Australian or permanent resident of Australia
    • be a citizen or organisation from the Republic of Korea
    • be a well-established organisation in the Republic of Korea with a business purpose to advocate for Australian business, education and/or cultural interests
    • be already based in Australia or the Republic of Korea or able to travel to the Republic of Korea from a third country.   
  • and be willing to provide or develop child protection guidelines that meets the Child Protection Policy | Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ( for your project if it involves people under the age of 18 years.

Applications from consortia are acceptable, provided you have a lead applicant who is the main driver of the project and is eligible as per the list above.

Individuals who intend the grant to be administered by a university should apply on behalf of the university, i.e. your university is the applicant. 

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $5,000.00 to $40,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Before applying, you must read the grant guidelines, the application form, the Australia-Korea Foundation Strategic Plan, the draft grant agreement and the sample final report before you submit an application.

You must submit your grant application in English on the application form, which can be downloaded at The application form includes help information. This is an online application form that you can submit electronically.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will not provide application forms or accept applications for this grant opportunity by fax or mail.

You must address all of the eligibility and assessment criteria and provide two short signed independent references to be considered for a grant. Please complete each section of the application form and make sure you provide the information we have requested.

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