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Korean Government Scholarship Program – Korean Universities, Korea


Scholarship Description:

The purpose of KGSP is 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 Eligibility:

  1. ① The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenships.
    * Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program.
  2. ② Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2013 (born after Sep. 1st, 1973).
  3. ③ Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1st of the selection year.
    * Applicants who have previously enrolled in or graduated from an undergraduate program, a master’s program, or a doctoral program (including exchange program) in Korea cannot apply for this program.
  4. ④ 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.

Deadline for Application:


Level of Studies:

Masters, Doctoral


Scholarship Coverage:

Airfare Round-trip economy class ticket
Monthly Allowance 900,000 won (KRW) per month
Research Allowance
Per Semester
210,000 won for scholars in the field of humanities and social sciences;
240,000 won for scholars in natural and mechanic sciences
Relocation (Settlement)
200,000 won upon arrival
Language Training Fee Full coverage
Tuitions All admission fees are waived by the host institution (university).
The tuition will be provided for by NIIED.
Dissertation Printing Costs 500,000 ~ 800,000 won, depending on actual costs.
Medical Insurance 20,000 won per month will be provided (limited coverage).
Special funding for scholars
who are proficient in the
Korean language
(TOPIK Level 5 or 6)
100,000 won per month

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