Scholarship Description:

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

Scholarship Duration:

   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

   Research Allowance

       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

 1. Nationality

   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)

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Scholarship Details:

Date Posted:Mar 3, 2020 Closing Date: Apr 2, 2020


Global Korea Scholarship 2020.pdf