The South Korean Government announces the application open for 2020 fully funded Global Korea Scholarship. The Global Scholarship is open for all international students who are looking for opportunities to advance their undergraduate as well as a graduate degree. Further, the Government endows this scholarship in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.
The Government of South Korea offers a generous scheme scholarship scheme, that allows candidates to receive a fully funded education in the country. Moreover, successful candidates receive:
You may apply for the Undergraduate course which comprises of 4-year courses at designated universities. However, you may not transfer between universities during the course. (e.g. Starting studies at the junior year is not allowed.)
You may also apply for Graduate course (Master’s or Ph.D.) courses at general graduate schools of Korean Universities.
Under this scholarship scheme, the Government of South Korea provides 170 fully-funded scholarships for undergraduate students. Further for graduate studies, the Government provides 700 fully-funded scholarships.
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.)
The Korean government considers a candidate eligible for the scholarship if s/he:
In order to apply for the South Korean Government fully funded Scholarship, the 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.
The Korean Government announces the application for the fully funded Global Korea Scholarship for undergraduate studies in September 2019. Moreover, candidates should apply before October 2019 to receive a nomination.
For postgraduate studies, the candidate the scholarship application is available since February 2020.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Open to||All Nationalities|
|Organizer||Government of Korea|