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Global Korea Scholarship

Global Korea Scholarship






South Korea

Fully Funded



More details :

○ Global Korea Scholarship is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea in pursuit of academic degrees, which will enhance international education exchange and deepen mutual friendship between Korea and participating countries.

Eligibility :
  • Nationality: must hold citizenship from another country other than Korea.

  • Level of Education: graduated (or are expected to graduate) from a high school or from an associate degree program.

  • Grades:  Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-point scale or be ranked within the top 20% within one‟s class  or CGPA must be equal to or above 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5 or 3.23/5.0

  • Age: must be under 25 years of age (born after March 1, 1998)

  • No criminal : All applicants must have no grounds for disqualification (e.g., criminal history) for overseas travel

  • Health: All applicants must be in good health

Required documents :
  • (form 1) Application Form

  • (form 3) Study Plan

  • (form 2) Personal Statement

  • (form 4) ONE letter of Recommendation

  • (form 5) GKS Applicant Agreement

  • (form 6) Personal Medical Assessment

  • Proof of citizenship (applicant and parents) and proof of family relationship 

  • High School Graduation Certificate (or certificate of expected graduation).

  • Academic transcript of high school curriculum.

  • Graduation certificate (or certificate of expected graduation) of associate degree program.

  • Academic transcript of associate degree.

How to apply :
  • Embassy Track

  • University Track

Each embassy and university has their own application deadline, so applicants must check with the respective institute before submitting application.

Method of submission: Each embassy and university who conducts the first round of selection may have their own document submission guidelines, so applicants must check with the respective institute before submitting application.

The Scholarship Benefits:

Flight: Economy class flight ticket (actual expense)

Settlement Allowance: 200,000 KRW at the time of initial entry.

Monthly Allowance: 900,000 KRW /month

Tuition Fee 

Korean Proficiency Grants: 100,000 KRW /month

Degree Completion Grants: 100,000 KRW

Medical Insurance

Language Training Fee

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