Thursday, November 1, 2012

2013/2014 Korean Scholarship For Bachelors, Masters and PhD

About Scholarship The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered for international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide. Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified.

Who is qualified to apply?
Undergraduate program Prospective applicants must meet the following qualification criteria;
    1. Must be a citizen of the country to which the scholarship is offered, which also applies to the applicants’ parents.
      Have graduated or will be scheduled to graduate from high school as of March 1st of the invitation year.
      Must possess above 80% (out of 100%) cumulative grade point average (CGPA), or must be within the top 20% (out of 100%) in rank in high school.

  • Graduate program

    The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenships.
    1. Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program.
      Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2012 (born after Sep. 1st, 1972).
      Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1st of the selection year.
      Applicants who have enrolled in or graduated from a university in Korea are not eligible for the KGSP program. Specifically, applicants who have previously enrolled in or graduated from an undergraduate program, a master’s program, or a doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.
      Applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4.3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution. If the applicant does not satisfy the above GPA requirements, he/she will be ineligible to apply to this program.

  • How long will sponsorship last?
    1. Undergraduate course: 1 year Korean language course + 4 year bachelors course.
      Master’s course: 1 year of Korean language + 2 years of Master’s course.
      Doctoral course: 1 year of Korean language + 3 years of Doctoral course.

  • Eligible Countries
    The scholarships are open to students from the following countries: China, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Turkey, USA, Ethiopia, Colombia, Nepal, Senegal, Bangladesh, Ukraine, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Egypt, Tanzania, Germany, France, Dominica, Chile, Iran, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Gabon, Romania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech, Guatemala, Ecuador, Algeria, Yemen, Uganda, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Ghana, Georgia, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Rwanda, Libya, Lithuania, Moldavia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Brunei, Serbia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Slovenia, Armenia, Argentina, Ha├»ti, Ireland, Afghanistan, Angola, Oman, Austria, Uruguay, Iraq, Israel, Zambia,Cameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan.

    How can I Apply? Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University. Visit the websites of Korean Embassy/Consulate in your own country.

    Visit the Scholarship Webpage for more details about this scholarship


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