Korean Government Scholarship Program to provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate & graduate programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.
|Country of Study: Korea||Institution/ University: Any University in Korea|
|Application Deadline: Oct 2018 and Mar 2019||Level of Study: Undergraduate and Postgraduate|
60 Korean Higher institutions
Government of Korea
cost of actual airfare
resettlement allowance: KRW 200,00
Living allowance: Undergraduate – KRW 800,000. Graduate: KRW 900, 000
Medical Insurance: KRW 20,000 (Per month)
Language Course: KRW 800,000 per quarter
Tuition Fees: Actual cost for the university
Award for Excellent Korean Language Proficiency: KRW 100,000
Research support: 210,000 – 240,000 (per semester)
Printing cost (Dissertation): KRW 500,000 – KRW 800, 000
Completion Grant: KRW 100,000
Any Subject offered by the Univerity
Both an applicant and his/her parents must be citizens of their country of origin.
※ Applicants should not hold Korean citizenship.
– Applicants should have adequate health, both mentally and physically, to stay in a foreign country for a long time.
– Should be under 25 years of age at the date of entrance. (Undergraduate)
– Should be under 40 years of age at the date of entrance. (Graduate)
– Have finished or be scheduled to finish formal education of all elementary, middle, high school courses by the date of arrival. (Undergraduate)
– Possess a grade point average (G.P.A.) above 80% from the last educational institution attended.
– Hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
※ Applicants who have previously acheived in any undergraduate program, master’s program, or doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.
However, a former or current KGSP scholar who hold the overall grade of 90% or above can reapply to this program once either through the embassy or university track.
Duration of program
|Announcement released||Sept. in the year prior to planned studies in Korea||Feb. in the year of planned studies in Korea|
(Korean Embassies, designated universities)
|Oct.-Nov. in the year prior to planned studies in Korea||Mar.-Apr. in the year of planned studies in Korea|
|Results released||Jan. in the year of planned studies in Korea||June in the year of planned studies in Korea|
|Arrival in Korea||Late Feb. in the year of planned studies in Korea||Late Aug. in the year of planned studies|
Applicants should submit all documents related to their scholarship application to the Korean Embassy in their country of residence to or the domestic university concerned.
The Korean Embassy or the domestic university sends proper candidates to NIIED with the required documents.
NIIED evaluates potential candidates and notifies the Korean Embassy of the final selected KGSP grantees.