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More than 870 Undergraduate, Masters and PHD Scholarships by Korean Government Scholarship Program

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More than 870 Undergraduate, Masters and PHD Scholarships by Korean Government Scholarship Program

More than 870 Undergraduate, Masters and PHD Scholarships by Korean Government Scholarship Program is announced for applications in the Korean Embassies of the applicant’s country. It is a huge annual scholarship opportunities with more than 170 undergraduate scholarships and more than 700 graduate scholarships.


To provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate & graduate programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.

Available Options in Universities

Undergraduate course: 4-year courses at designated universities
※ Transferring between universities is not allowed. (e.g. Starting studies at the junior year is not allowed.)
Graduate course: Master’s or Ph.D. courses at general graduate schools of Korean universities

Total Candidates to be Selected

170 persons (undergraduate course), 700 persons (graduate course)
Korea Language Training
Grantees are required to take Korean language training courses for 1 year at a language institution located on-campus of the domestic universities. (Those who have attained a Korean language fluency score higher than level 5 in TOPIK are exempt from this requirement.)

Application Procedure

Time lineUndergraduateGraduate
Announcement releasedSept. in the year prior to planned studies in KoreaFeb. in the year of planned studies in Korea
Recommend candidates
(Korean Embassies, designated universities)
Oct.-Nov. in the year prior to planned studies in KoreaMar.-Apr. in the year of planned studies in Korea
Results releasedJan. in the year of planned studies in KoreaJune in the year of planned studies in Korea
Arrival in KoreaLate Feb. in the year of planned studies in KoreaLate Aug. in the year of planned studies

Scholarship Benefit

Living AllowanceMedical
Award for
Actual costKRW 200,000Under
KRW 20,000
(per month)
KRW 800,000
per quarter
(No more
than 5 million
KRW per semester)
210,000 –
(per semester)
500,000 –


Both an applicant and his/her parents must be citizens of their country of origin.
※ Applicants should not hold Korean citizenship.- Applicants should have adequate health, both mentally and physically, to stay in a foreign country for a long time.
– Should be under 25 years of age at the date of entrance. (Undergraduate)
– Should be under 40 years of age at the date of entrance. (Graduate)
– Have finished or be scheduled to finish formal education of all elementary, middle, high school courses by the date of arrival. (Undergraduate)- Hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
※ Applicants who have previously achieved in any undergraduate program, master’s program, or doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.However, a KGSP scholar who has graduated can apply for this program again only via the embassy and only if he/she holds a TOPIK score of at least Level 4 and obtains another recommendation from the Korean Embassy of his/her respective country of origin (re-application is limited to one instance).- Possess a grade point average (G.P.A.) above 80% from the last educational institution attended.
Procedure for the Scholarship Award
NIIED invites the Korean Embassy in the invited country or a domestic university to recommend potential candidates.
Applicants should submit all documents related to their scholarship application to the Korean Embassy in their country of residence to or the domestic university concerned.
The Korean Embassy or the domestic university sends proper candidates to NIIED with the required documents.
NIIED evaluates potential candidates and notifies the Korean Embassy of the final selected KGSP grantees.
For further information, please visit the official announcement of the scholarship here.

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