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As a measure of continuous support for research activities of the members, the NAS Research Foundation provides selected researchers with research grants every year. A total of 17 research projects are carried out annually-11 projects, one each from 11 Subdivisions, 2 projects, one each from 2 Divisions, 2 projects for the Academic Research Seminar, and 2 projects for the Special Research Colloquium. Each project is funded by a grant of a fixed amount. Results or findings of these projects are presented at the Academic Research Subdivision Seminar and the Special Research Colloquium. They are also published in the Journal of the NAS and distributed to domestic and overseas academic organizations. Findings of Special Research Colloquium are sent to relevant ministries of the Government for their reference and utilization.

In accordance with the NAS policy of active participation in international academic research projects, international academic research activities of NAS members are financially supported, starting 2010.