Deadline: 31 March 2012
Open to: International students from selected countries
Scholarship: The full tuition is paid by NIIED, monthly allowance of 900,000 won, round-trip economy class ticket
The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is designed for international students who wants to pursue higher education in Korean Universities.
51 Universities (or Institutes) designated by NIIED can be host institutions:
Ajou University, Cheongju University, Chonbuk Nat’l University, Chonnam Nat’l University, Chosun University, Chung-Ang University, Chungbuk Nat’l University, Chungnam Nat’l University, Daejeon University, Donga University, Dongguk University, Dongseo University, Ewha Womans University, Gyeongsang Nat’l University, Hallym University, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Hannam University, Hanyang University, Hongik University, Inha University, Inje University, Jeonju University, Kangwon Nat’l University, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Keimyung University, Kongju Nat’l University, Kookmin University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea National Defense University, Korea University, Kumoh Nat’l Institute of Technology, Kyonggi University, Kyunghee University, Kyungpook Nat’l University, Pai Chai University, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pukyong Nat’l University, Pusan Nat’l University, Seoul Nat’l University, Seoul Nat’l University of Science and Technology, Silla University, Sogang University, Sookmyung Women’s University, SoonChunHyang University, Sungkyunkwan University, Sunmoon University, The Academy of Korean Studies, University of Ulsan, Woosong University, Yeungnam University, Yonsei University.
Detailed information about the fields and majors offered by the listed eligible universities can be found in the University Information section on the GKS website. Applicants must choose their desired fields of study from the listed programs in the University Information section provided by participating universities.
Night schools, Seasonal schools, and schools through Internet are not allowed.
The scholarships are targetted to students from the following countries:
Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Canada(Quebec), Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, The United Kingdom, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia
See the complete list of eligible countries at 2012 KGSP guidelines.
Applicants can apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University. See the websites of Korean Embassy (Consulate) in your own country or the universities in Korea in which you want to study in.
The selection process for applicants will proceed in three steps:
The application deadline is 31 March 2012.
It is important to read the scholarship guidelines and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.