2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries



The Korean Government in her commitment to promote and support education is providing Korean Government Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries 2018-2019. Applicants whom are from such countries are welcome to Apply for the 2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries

Korea currently top the World’s Chart of the Best World Study Abroad Destination. Most of their Scholarships are Fully Funded, Students Visa Requirements very easy to meet up . Truely South Korean is a place to Study Abroad Free in 2018. The 2018/2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries is just an avenue to showcase their rich cultural arms.

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.

Level/ Field of Study:

korean scholarship for international students is designed for Bachelors, Masters and PhD and should be Studying in any of the Courses offered at one of the 60 participating Korean higher institutions

Host Nationality:

korean scholarship for international students is hosted by the Korean  Government

Eligible Nationalities:

korean scholarship for international students is  designed for Applicants from international Countries.

China, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Turkey, USA, Ethiopia, Colombia, Nepal, Senegal, Bangladesh, Ukraine, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Egypt, Tanzania, Germany, France, Dominica, Chile, Iran, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Gabon, Romania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech, Guatemala, Ecuador, Algeria, Yemen, Uganda, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Ghana, Georgia, Greece, GuineaGuinea-BissauNigeriaRepublic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, RwandaLibya, Lithuania, Moldavia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Brunei, Serbia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Slovenia, Armenia, Argentina, Haïti, Ireland, Afghanistan, Angola, Oman, Austria, Uruguay, Iraq, Israel, ZambiaCameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan

Scholarship Benefits:

The Scholarship covers a lot of  goodies. These Include the Following: 

  • Flight
  • Tuition
  • Stipend
  • Medical Insurance
  • Settlement Allowance
  • Completion Grants

2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarship Requirements:

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.

How to Apply: Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University.

How to Apply for the 2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarship: 

Applicants submit their applications either to the Korean Embassies around the world or to the partnering universities in Korea. Applications (Embassy, University) are expected from:

  • Graduate: February 2018 to  March 2018
  • Undergraduate: September 2018 to October 2018 (To open in September 2018)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details about this scholarship.

Sponsors: The Korean Government, National Institute for International Education (NIIED).

Application Deadline:

  • Graduate: February 2018 to  March 2018 but a new update will be communicated shortly
  • Undergraduate: September 2018 to October 2018 (To open in September 2018)


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  1. bonjour, j’ai un bac A2 et je suis ivoirien. obtenir une bourses d’études sera d’une importance capitale car mon but est d’acquérir une formation de pointe qui répondra aux exigences international.

  2. please help me.i m ethiopian and now studying public Administration and development management at addis ababa university collage of business and economics.i will take my bachelor next year.i like to study leadership or business management either in bachelor or master.

  3. I am Alemu Tolera from Ethiopia l am looking for your scholarship l have MSc in Ecology and system zoology l would like to continue PHD in any related subject .please help me how l can get the opportunity.

  4. I am Alemu Tolera from Ethiopia .l have MSc in Ecology and systematic zoology. I am looking forward PhD scholarship to study in korea please suggest me how l can get this opportunity my email is [email protected] com

  5. Where i can find more details about scholarship please let me know..
    I have BSc in CS and would like to continue MSc…

  6. I am Mellanie Sontheimer I am in need of a fully funded scholarship to do my bachelor’s that I have tried since 2016 but failed.

  7. i am AUBREY MOKGOSI from Botswana in southern Africa. i have an associate degree in interior design under the faculty of architecture. m looking to a fully funded scholarship to study in Korea to improve my education .please help me through the procedures. . . MY EMAIL IS

    [email protected]

  8. Hi, my name is Emenike Chidimma from Nigeria, I am a bachelor’s degree holder in Economics, pls I’d like to know when a new date will be fixed for the Graduate program as the first deadline is past now. Thank you..

  9. Hello, I am Théodore Kabangu from Congo-Kinshasa. I’m interested in a Master Scholarship in Software engineering, machine learning or any field related to Information Technologies. Thank you to reply please on my email address : [email protected]


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