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Korean Government Scholarship 2020

Korean Government Scholarship

Korean Government Scholarship is given to facilitate international education exchange and promote friendship between countries by giving foreign students the opportunity to study at higher education institutions in Korea.

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Recruitment Process

1) Undergraduate course
Bachelor’s and professional bachelor’s programs established in Korean universities
※ Departments with a bachelor’s degree (more than 4 years) (medicine, architecture, etc.) are not allowed
※ Departments with a bachelor’s degree (more than 3 years ) are not allowed
2) Graduate course
Master’s and Ph.D. programs established in domestic graduate schools
※ However, admission to specialized graduate schools is allowed only if the university provides scholarships for over 10 million won per year.
3) Research process
Conduct research through exchange professors and post doctoral programs at domestic research institutes (including universities)
Invited scale
150 undergraduate and 800 graduate programs (subject to budget)

Recruitment Procedure

division department Graduate school
Recruitment notice and application Every year in September of last year February every year
First Selection (Overseas Embassies, Universities) Every year October-November March every year
Secondary Selection (NIIED) Every year November Every April
3rd Selection (University)
※ Only for applicants
Every year December May every year
Finalists Announced (NIIED) January every year June every year
Scholarship Entry February every year End of August

Scholarship Application History

minute Airfare Settlement Grants living expenses Medical insurance Language Course School expenses Korean Excellent Research expenses Print Fee Reserve for return home
Payment Sylvie 200,000 won
80 ~ 900,000 won per month 20,000 won / month KRW 800,000
5 million won support per semester 100,000 won (Month) 21-24
million won per semester
50 ~ 800,000 won 100,000 won


1) Undergraduate course
Those who are under 25 years of age on the day of selection 3.1 Students who have completed (scheduled) all elementary, middle, and high school curriculum on the day of selection 3.1
2) Graduate course
Those who are under 40 years of age on the
9.1th day of selection. Those who have earned a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree on the
9.1th of the year of selection.
3) common
• Candidates and parties parents are both foreigners
※ dual citizenship with South Korea Nationality does not recognize foreign qualifications
• enough to be a long-term study in Korea physically and mentally healthy
party more than • Last school school years grade point average (GPA) 80%
• in Korea Those who are in college or graduate school or graduated are not eligible
※ However, those who are over 90% of average grades (GPA) of the previous school as an existing government-initiated scholarship student can reapply through diplomatic or university screening (only once)

How to apply

• Undergraduate and graduate school: Submit your application to one of the Korean diplomatic missions in Korea or one of the Korean mathematics colleges.
• Review the annual announcement of recruitment (Scholarships-GKS Notice) for details on the documents and support details. • Contact:

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  • Isaiah

    September 22, 2019



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