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Target of Support

Translator Eligibility

  • Anyone with an ability to translate a Korean text into a foreign language
  • Current grant holders must submit the completed translation manuscript accompanied by a completion report and a publication proposal before making a new application.


  • Korean literary works (excluding children's picture books)

    ※ LTI Korea only accepts translations of books that are originally written in Korean and have been published and distributed in Korea(excluding collections of literary prize winning works)

    ※ If you are making an application for an author or a work represented by literary agency, please contact the respective literary agency to acquire rights and then apply with an overseas publisher through our Translation and Publication GrantsforOverseasPublishersprogram.

    List of authors/works represented by literary agencies

Target Languages

  • All foreign languages (Korean ⇒ target languages)

    List of LTI Korea translation grant recipients and translated languages

    ※ Please note that works not included in the “List of LTI Korea translation grant recipients and translated languages” may still be ineligible if the relevant language rights have been sold or if a translation manuscript already exists in the relevantlanguage.

Support Details

  • Amount of Grant: 4 million KRW (paid in two instalments)
  • Translation Period: Six months (with an optional three-month extension)

in Charge

  • Sonen YI International Affairs


    Tel. +82-(0)2-6919-7731