UNESCO/Republic of Korea Fellowship Program

Deadline: 26 May 2014
Open to: Candidates from least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa and Asia-Pacific
Scholarship: tuition fees, monthly stipend, travel expenses, health insurance


The Government of the Republic of Korea is offering twenty five (25) fellowships of no more than two months’ duration. Aimed at enhancing human resources and national capacity-building in least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa and Asia-Pacific, these fellowships will enable candidates to conduct research work or participate in a training course in the Republic of Korea.  The medium of instruction is English.

The courses offered are:  “Teacher Training for Basic Education”; “Use of ICT for Education (or e-Learning)”; and “Leadership in Global Education”. The fellowship will last from 01 September to 31 October 2014.


  • Candidates from least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa and Asia-Pacific
  • Candidates must hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Candidates must be proficient in English
  • Candidates must not be more than 50 years of age
  • Candidates must be in good health, both mentally and physically
  • Candidates must have a minimum 5-year career in the field of Education (i.e., educational policy, development of educational material or curriculum, school/class management and teacher’s training).


  • exemption from tuition fees for the duration of the study/training
  • stipends paid to beneficiaries on a monthly basis, in local currency.  The stipends are intended to cover living expenses such as accommodation, meals, pocket expenses, and incidentals.  The donor will determine the amount of the stipend to be granted to beneficiaries.
  • Health Insurance
  • UNESCO will cover international travel expenses, estimated at approximately  US$2,500 per fellow, and will pay a one-time travel allowance amounting to US $200 per fellow.


Deadline for applications is 26 May 2014. All applications must be endorsed by the National Commission for UNESCO and must be made on a UNESCO fellowship application form.

For more information visit the official website HERE.

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