700 South Korean Government Scholarship Program 2017/2018 – Postgraduate

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About South Korean scholarship

To provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in graduate programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.This can be sad to be among the numerous Korean government scholarship for international students .

Level/Field:

Postgraduate

Host country:

South Korea

Available Options in Universities

※ Transferring between universities is not allowed. (e.g. Starting studies at the junior year is not allowed.)
Graduate course: Master’s or Ph.D. courses at general graduate schools of Korean universities
Total Candidates to be Selected
170 persons (undergraduate course), 700 persons (graduate course)

Qualifications

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)- Hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
※ Applicants who have previously enrolled in a university in Korea are not eligible to apply to the KGSP program. Specifically, an applicant who has previously enrolled in any undergraduate program, master’s program, or doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.However, a KGSP scholar who has graduated can apply for this program again only via the embassy and only if he/she holds a TOPIK score of at least Level 4 and obtains another recommendation from the Korean Embassy of his/her respective country of origin (re-application is limited to one instance).

– Possess a grade point average (G.P.A.) above 80% from the last educational institution attended.

Eligible Countries

The scholarships are open to students from the following 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, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Rwanda, Libya, 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, Zambia, Cameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan

Korea Language Training

Grantees are required to take Korean language training courses for 1 year at a language institution located on-campus of the domestic universities. (Those who have attained a Korean language fluency score higher than level 5 in TOPIK are exempt from this requirement.)

Application Procedure

Time line Undergraduate Graduate
Announcement released Sept. in the year prior to planned studies in Korea Feb. in the year of planned studies in Korea
Recommend candidates
(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
Scholarship Benefit
Categories Airfare Resettlement
Allowance
Living Allowance Medical
Insurance
Language
Courses
Tuition
Fees
Award for
Excellent
Korean
Language
Proficiency
Research
Support
Printing
Costs
(Dissertation)
Completion
Grant
Amount
(KRW)
Actual cost KRW 200,000 Under
graduate:
800,000
Graduate:
900,000
KRW 20,000
(per month)
KRW 800,000
per quarter
Actual
cost
(No more
than 5 million
KRW per semester)
KRW
100,000
KRW
210,000 –
240,000
(per semester)
KRW
500,000 –
800,000
KRW
100,000
(Once)

 

Procedure for the Scholarship Award

NIIED invites the Korean Embassy in the invited country or a domestic university to recommend potential candidates.
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.

How to Apply

Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University. Also ensure to get the Korean government scholarship application form if available

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details about this scholarship

 

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41 COMMENTS

    • am dawit dibekulu am an ethiopian .I was graduated from woldia university in english language and literature with aCGPA 3.98 /4.00 .so i need to get ur scholaship.

  1. Hello. It has been my desire to study in South Korea but I have never had the opportunity before. Though I have seen a lot of scholarships, my country Liberia is not listed among the selected countries. Is there any other scholarship that I can benefit from?

  2. […] ※ Transferring between universities is not allowed. (e.g. Starting studies at the junior year is not allowed.) Graduate course: Master’s or Ph.D. courses at general graduate schools of Korean universities Total Candidates to be Selected 170 persons (undergraduate course), 700 persons (graduate course) Lire la Suite […]

  3. I love Korean Education System and i would like to pursue my undergraduate from there in 2018/2019 but i’m not seeing the name of my country South Sudan, have you combine us with sudan?

  4. I’m 25 yrs old south African having a diploma in nursing so I wish to study further but I don’t see anywhere I can apply maybe for medicine or any health facilities

  5. Dear South Korean Government, Comoros is among the countries which new generation needs development assistance like these ..! I can’t see its name there. But countries like Japan, United Emirates, Russia, etc I don’t think so that those countries need full fund assistance like others … So if really you are helping developing countries, please lets my country to be there, for humanity…
    My sincerely

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  7. Hey am Mihret from Ethiopia.It’s been my wish to study in S.Korea.But I still have 3 years to finish highschool.So I wanted to ask when the deadline is.I want answer.

  8. My name is Ronet Ronah and i am from Uganda but have not seen uganda on the list of countries.
    I have a diploma in Sacco’s and Microfinance Management but would like to apply for a degree.
    Thank you

  9. Hello am ADUL RACHAEL from Uganda l am interested in studying a masters degree in Human resources from Korea l am currently a continuing student in 3rd year pursuing a bachelors how can l apply to study at the university not online intake 2018-2019

  10. Please I don’t know who is seeing this right now…BT honestly I am very much interested to be given a scholarship to Korea… Thank you

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  12. je suis étudiant béninois en deuxième année de technologie alimentaire à l’école polytechnique d’abomey-calavi…

    je désir poursuivre mes études à l’extérieur notamment dans votre pays pour avoir une ample formation.
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  14. Hello,

    my name is Augustine Yourvor Junior i am a Liberian by nationality.
    i am interested in the scholarship mention above but country is not part of the countries listed above how can i benefit from the scholarship.

    i really want to study in South Korea Please help me achieve my goal.

    thanks,

  15. I really long an opportunity to advance my studies supported
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  18. Dear South Korean Government, South Sudan is among the countries which new generation needs development assistance like these ..!. Our Country is experiencing Economical, social and Political hardship. I wish if my Country is added in the list of beneficiaries I would have apply for a course that related to Peace and human right please lets my country to be there, for humanity…
    My sincerely

  19. Je soussigné,vlavonou melkisedek de nationalité béninoise.En effet je suis titulaire d’un baccalauréat de la série scientifique D.je désire réellement poursuivre mes études universitaires au USA,mais les ressources limitées dont je dispose ne me sont pas favorables.je vous prie de bien vouloir m’accorder cette bourse d’étude ce qui pourrait m’aider à réaliser mon rêve. je vous remercie d’avance.je répond au 229 61256778.

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