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2024 Global Korea Scholarship

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March 3, 2024

The Korean government has decided to invite 2,200 international students for the Global Korea Scholarship 2024 Graduate degree programs. Applicants can apply via Embassy Track or University Track. The Master’s program is a 1 year of Korean language program and 2 years of degree program while the Doctoral degree program is a 1 year of Korean language program and 3 years of degree. program

Type: Masters, PhD

Application Deadline: March 3, 2024

Number of Awards: 2,200

Value & Duration of Award:

  • Airfare: Economy class flight ticket (actual expense)
  • Free Tuition
    • NIIED: up to 5 million KRW
    • University: amount that exceeds 5 million KRW, Admission fee
  • Study Incentive
    • Korean language program: 14,100,000 KRW per year
    • Graduate Degree program: 15,700,000 KRW per year
    • Research Program: 19,800,000 KRW per year

Eligible Countries: International Countries


  • All applicants must hold citizenship of NIIED designated countries that are invited to take part in the GKS program of Education
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of the entire curriculum from the previous degree program must meet one of the conditions below;  (For example, previous degree for a doctoral degree program applicant is a master?s degree program)
    • Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-point scale or be ranked in the top 20% of one’s class 
    • CGPA must be equal to or above 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5 or 3.23/5.
  • Must be under 40 years of age (born after September 1, 1984)
  • All applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of the program.

How To Apply: Interested candidates should click on “Apply For This Scholarship” below

Required Documents:

  • Online application form
  • Personal Statement
  • Study Plan
  • Research Proposal
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Letter of Invitation (Research Program)
  • Applicant Agreement
  • Personal Medical Assessment
  • Consent to Collect and Use Personal Information

Source: https://gksscholarship.com/

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