2018 Korean Government Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students


The Korean Government is delighted to Offer a fully funded Scholarships to International Students. This is part of Korea’s Socio-cultural responsibility to other nations of the world.

The Korean Government Scholarship Program for undergraduate degrees is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea for Bachelor-level degrees, which in turn will contribute to promoting the international exchange in education and to deepening the mutual friendship among countries

 Application form is in the Guideline.

. Scholarship Benefits

  • Airplane Ticket or Airfare: The scholarship covers an economy class flight with the shortest route between a scholar’s country and Korea. A one-way ticket to Korea will be offered to each scholar at the beginning of the scholarship program; another one-way ticket from Korea will be offered for those who complete their studies under the scholarship program.
  • Monthly Stipend: 800,000 KRW per month
  • Tuition: The tuition fee up to 5 million KRW is covered by NIIED. In case the tuition is higher than 5 million KRW, the exceeding amount is covered by the host university. The university entrance fee is covered by the host university.
  • Settlement Allowance: 200,000 KRW upon arrival
  • Scholarship Completion Grants: 100,000 KRW upon completion of studies
  • Korean Language Training: The full cost for the 1 year is covered by NIIED and the language institution.
  • Medical Insurance: Scholars are covered by health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period.
  • Korean Proficiency Grants: Scholars with level 5 or 6 on TOPIK will receive 100,000 KRW won per month during the degree program.


Application Timeline:

– [1st Round: Selection by the Korean Embassy]: on October 23~31
Document Review and Interview
– The applicants who pass through the document review will have an interview on October 27.
And will be notified individually beforehand.
– The successful applicants of the 1st round will be announced on October 31.

– [2nd Round: NIIED Selection]: on November 6~15 (NIIED Selection Committee)
– The announcement of the Results of the 2nd Selection :
on November 17 (on the GKS Notice board on www.studyinkorea.go.kr)

– [3rd Round : University Selection] : on November 27 ~ on December 22, 2017
– NIIED announces the final successful candidates :
on January 5, 2018(on the GKS Notice board on www.studyinkorea.go.kr)

How to Apply:

  • Website: studyinkorea.go.kr (Scholarships > Government Scholarship > GKS Notice)
  • E-mail: kgspniied@korea.kr


※ Applicants are strongly recommended to read thoroughly the Guideline in which all information is included.

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