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Korean Government

Fully Funded GKS Korean Government Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
1500000 KRW
Grant
South Korea
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

The Korean Government Scholarship Program is open to all applications from any country.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Full tuition waiver + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • accommodation
  • health
  • other

Description

In short, the GKS stands for Global Korea Scholarship formally known as Korean Government Scholarship.

It is a Fully Funded Scholarship Program by the Korean government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Korea makes this one of the Largest Scholarship programs in the world.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The GKS Scholarship is a Fully Funded Scholarship Opportunity for all International students. It Covers:

Full Tuition Fee

Monthly Allowance (KRW 1,000,000 – KRW 1,500,000)

Resettlement Allowance (KRW 200,000)

Medical Insurance (KRW 20,000)

Research Support (KRW 210,000 – 240,000)

Round Airfare Tickets

Language Courses

Award for Excellent Korean Language Proficiency

Printing Costs (Dissertation) (KRW 500,000 – 800,000)

Completion Grant

Eligibility

  • Applicants can apply from all around the world. The Scholarship is open.
  • Applicants must be physically fit and in good health.
  • Applicant should Maintain a minimum CGPA requirement: 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5, or 3.23/5.0.
  • In percentage: 80% or higher on a 100-point scale, or be in the top 20% of their class.
  • All applicants and their parents must not hold Korean citizenship.
  • Must be under 40 years of age as of September 1, 2023 (born after September 1, 1983). (For Masters, Ph.D.)
  • Applicants should have completed and hold a bachelor’s Degree program or be expected to hold a bachelor’s degree.
  • Students in the final year and waiting for results can also apply. (In this case, you have to submit a certificate of expected graduation at the time of applying.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

South Korea

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

The Deadline is set by each country and it is different.

The application process for the Korean Government Scholarship Program is also different for each country.

The process is set by each country and it is best to Visit the Official website where they have mentioned all the details about the Scholarship Application.

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