Fields of Study:
For more detailed information on majors (fields of study) offered by the universities listed above,
refer to the “University Information” file attached under the GKS Notice post in our
Doctoral Degree Program: 4 years (2020. 9. 1. ~ 2024. 8.31)
1 year of Korean language program
3 years of regular degree program
Master’s Degree Program: 3 years (2020. 9. 1. ~ 2023. 8. 31.)
1 year of the Korean language program
2 years of a degree program
Research Program: 6 Months (2020. 9. 1. ~ 2021. 2.28.) / 1 year (2020.9. 1. ~ 2021.8.31.)
Airfare (Return Air Ticket)
Settlement Allowance: 200,000 KRW (offered once after entry to Korea)
Monthly Allowance: (Degree Program) 900,000 KRW per month, (Research Program) 1,500,000
KRW per month
Liberal Arts and Social Science majors: 210,000 KRW per semester
Natural Science and Engineering majors: 240,000 KRW per semester
1-Year Korean Language Training Fee: Fully covered
Degree Program Tuition: Fully covered
Thesis (Dissertation) Printing Fee Reimbursement
Medical Insurance: 20,000 KRW per month
Degree Completion Grants: 100,000 KRW
Korean Proficiency Grants: 100,000 KRW per month
All applicants and their parents must not hold Korean citizenship.
Korean citizens and dual citizenship holders (one who have Korean citizenship and citizenship of
another country) are NOT eligible to apply.
Applicants and their parents who had previously held Korean citizenship must submit the document that proves their renunciation of Korean citizenship.
(※Exception: For overseas Korean applicants holding Japanese citizenship, if their parents hold ‘Permanent Residency Permit’ within Japan while holding Korean citizenship, are eligible to apply.)
3. Degree Requirements
Applicants must hold or must be expected to hold a Bachelor’s, Master’s or a Doctoral degree by
August 31st, 2020.
Doctoral Program Applicants: Must hold a Master’s degree or a level of education equivalent to a Master’s degree
Master’s Program Applicants: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree or a level of education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree
Research Program Applicants: Must hold a degree or a level of education equivalent to or higher than a Master’s degree and must have received an invitation from one of NIIED’s
designated Korean universities.
degree or a level of education equivalent to or higher than a Master’s degree.
Applicants who are expected to graduate at the time of applying must first submit the certificate of
expected graduation at the time of applying. The official degree certificate (or diploma) and final
academic transcript must be submitted by August 31st, 2020 at the very latest.
In case an applicant fails to submit the above-mentioned document by August 31st, 2019 or
does not fulfill the grade requirement, the scholarship will be forfeited.
Prospective applicants who have attained a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or a doctoral degree in Korea are
NOT eligible to apply. (※Exception: Overseas Korean Adoptees and GKS scholars)
Applicants who have previously studied in a Korean university as an exchange or visiting students can
|Date Posted:||Mar 3, 2020||Closing Date:||Apr 2, 2020|