Fully Funded Korean Government Scholarship 2019-2020



Korean Government Scholarship 2019

Applications are currently ongoing for a Fully Funded  Korean Government Scholarship. The Korean Government in her commitment to promote and support education is providing Korean Government Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters & Ph.D. for Developing Countries 2019-2020.

Applicants who are from such countries are welcome to Apply for the 2019-2020 edition of this fully sponsored scholarships.

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 . Truly 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.

Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) Objectives

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


The Korean Government Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship funded and managed by the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED), a branch of the Ministry of Education in South Korea. This scholarship provides non-Korean scholars with the funding and opportunity to conduct undergraduate or postgraduate level studies in South Korea after completing one year of intensive Korean language studies.


NIIED is an executive agency under the Ministry of Education, It plays a leading role in strengthening national competitiveness by developing international human resources among overseas Koreans, exchanging students under national government scholarship programs, and providing educational administrative services.


Institute that administers the Korean government’s scholarship programs

NIIED hosts outstanding overseas students through the Global Korea Scholarship program, to support them to achieve their goals and to improve their living conditions.

Institute that leads and supports the education for overseas Koreans

NIIED provides Korean textbooks and materials for overseas Koreans to study their mother language through KOSNET in order to strengthen their national identity and to enhance their learning aptitude to study in universities located in Korea

Institute that reinforces the usage of the Korean language through administrating Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)

NIIED expands the usage of the Korean language by administering the Korean language ability test in Korea and abroad for non-Korean residents.

Institute that carries out the exchange of international education

NIIED supports international exchange programs such as the Korean-Japanese students exchange program, Korean-Japanese high school student language exchange program and Korean-Chinese students exchange program.

Institute that supports overseas students and managing overseas human resources

NIIED administers ‘Study in Korea’, one of the Korean government’s top priority projects and manages the body of scholarship recipients through the database system HURIK

Institute that administers the EPIK (English Program in Korea) and TaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea) programs

NIIED supports foreign language education in public schools by hosting English native speaking teachers through the EPIK and TaLK programs.

Institute that increases customer satisfaction through continuous evaluation, improvement, and innovation

NIIED is credited as the ‘2012 Top Institute for Developing Human Resources in the Public Sector’ for customers’ satisfaction


This scholarship provides international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.

Level/ Field of Study:

korean scholarship for international students is designed for Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. 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. We also recommend that you browse through our scholarship by country to find different scholarships available for your country of choice.

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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

2019-2020 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 achieved 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 holds the overall grade of 90% or above can reapply to this program once either through the embassy or university track.

How to Apply for the 2019-2020 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 2019 to  March 2019
  • Undergraduate: September 2019 to October 2019 (To open in September 2019)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details about this scholarship.

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

Application Deadline:

  • Graduate: February 2019 to  March 2019
  • Undergraduate: September 2019 to October 2019 (To open in September 2019)



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  2. AssalamuAlaikum. I am very much interested in these scholarship positions . Please how can I be part of this fully funded scholarship? I’d like to be given a chance please . Thank you.

  3. a good government indeed caring for the young developing country.
    am interested to be fully funded on undergraduate degree(counselling psychology).
    its my prayers to be given the chance please!!!please.

  4. a good government indeed caring for the young developing countries.
    am much interested to pursue bachelors in counselling psychology undergraduate.
    please help me am in needy.

  5. Its wonderful to get to know about this scholarship program. I wish to pursue a masters degree in economics. Please how can I be registered if I am far from the Korean embassy?

  6. Hello! My name is Boubabacar Fall. I am senegalese. I have a master’s degree in private law. I wish to enroll in these universities to benefit from the quality of your teaching for the year 2018-2019. Please grant me a scholarship to allow me my dream. Thank you in advance!

  7. Hey.I would like a fully funded scholarship to study in South Korea….but would like to ask if Zimbabweans are also accepted am lookin foward to your response

  8. Hi ,
    First and foremost i wish to congratulate the Korean Government for granting us such great opportunity . This is really rare in most other countries . I really need your help to further my studies please . Actually , being a Commercial Airline Pilot has always been my dream , please help me have my dream come true . I completed last year with excellent results , however , furthering my education in this course has always been an hindrance to an early availing my dream due lack of sponsorship .
    Your quick response to me on how i may apply for this scholarship will be highly appreciated .
    Thank you , once again .

  9. Comment:I just found out that the deadline for the scholarship application has already passed.
    So I want to ask about when the application for next year will start….and how will I get the information.

  10. Good day!
    I’m fron yhe Philippines and I am very interested in your program. How can I avail of your scholarship program? Thnak you

  11. Am a native speaker as well as economics graduate.i want to follow master in south korea.let i know whether what are the language requirements for this

  12. I’m Christine K Jallah from Liberia.
    I’m interested in the scholarship.
    I am female and I want to study abroad not only abroad but your country.
    I want to study computer science /information technology. Thank

  13. Comment: I am a Cameroonian with a master’s degree in food science and technology. i would really like to do my PhD in your country if am given the opportunity through a scholarship


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