09 September 2013

Korean Government Scholarships

This scholarship provides opportunities for international students to study in Korea with a scholarship.
It is both for undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship


The following are requirements for Postgraduate Scholarship

  1.     The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenship.
  2.      Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program.
  3.      Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2013 (born after Sep. 1st, 1973).
  4.      Applicants must hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree as of September 1st of the selection year.
  5.      Applicants who have previously enrolled in or graduated from an undergraduate program, a master's program, or a doctoral program (including exchange program) in Korea cannot apply for this program.
  6.      Applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4.3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution. If the applicant does not satisfy the above GPA requirements, he/she will be ineligible to apply to this program.

Duration of studies

Masters: 2 years (including duration for language studies)
PhD : 3 years     (including duration for language studies)

Requirements  for undergraduate studies

  1.     Must be a citizen of the country to which the scholarship is offered, which also applies to the applicants' parents
  2.     Have graduated or will be scheduled to graduate from high school as of March 1st of the invitation year
  3.     Must possess above 80% (out of 100%) cumulative grade point average (CGPA), or must be within the top 20% (out of 100%) in rank in high school.
Duration : 5 years (including duration for language studies)(including duration for language studies)


This scholarship covers
  • Air fare
  • Living allowance
  • Tuition
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Language training costs

How to apply

Application is done through your local Korean Embassy

Click Link for official Scholarship information