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Global Korea Scholarship 2024: Application Form And Last Date

If you are planning to pursue your higher education in South Korea, here’s a good news for you NIIED has published the application guidelines for the Global Korea Scholarship 2024 Korean Government Scholarship program for graduate degrees which intends to provide 1300 scholarships to international students form all over the world who are interested in pursuing Master’s and Doctoral degree from Korea. The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in New Delhi is pleased to announce the “2023 Global Korea Scholarship” for Indian students to pursue their Graduate degree from Korea. Qualified Indian students can apply for the scholarship through the ‘Embassy Track’ and must submit their application to the Korean Embassy in New Delhi. In this article we will discuss in details about Global Korea Scholarship such as Objectives, Benefits, Selection Procedure, Eligibility Criteria, Documents Required and the Application Procedure of the scholarship programme.

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Global Korea Scholarship 2024

Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarship 2024 formally known as Korean Government Scholarship is a fully funded Korean Government Scholarship that is open for international students who are interested in pursuing their undergraduate degrees from Korea. The Korean Scholarship programme are created for international graduate or undergraduate students who wants to pursue a Master’s degree in business management, research program or a PhD. The scholarship covers your Tuition Fees, Monthly Stipend, Room, Airfare Tickets, Visa, Books and all costs related to the scholarship programme. It is fully funded scholarship program by the Korean Government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Korea makes this one of the Largest Scholarship Programme in the world. The Universities offers programme in various fields including Engineering, Science, Technology, Business, Arts and many more.

Global Korea Scholarship

Highlights of Global Korea Scholarship

Name of the ScholarshipGlobal Korea Scholarship 2024
Known AsKorean Government Scholarship
Launched ByKorean Government
Delegated MinistryMinistry of Electronics & Information Technology
Allocated PortalStudyinKorea Portal
ObjectiveTo provide scholarships to students to pursue their higher their studies
BenefitStudents will get scholarship amount to study further
Applicable toInternational Students
Beneficiary CategoriesUndergraduate and Graduate students
Age Limit25 years for undergraduate and 40 years for graduate
Scholarship Limitation1300 Students
Mode of TransferDBT (Direct Benefit Transfer)
Payment Mechanisme-payment mechanism
Form of BenefitScholarship Amount
Hosting SiteNational Informatics Center (NIC)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Offered DegreesUndergraduate and Master’s Degree
Office Address191, Jeongjail-ro, Bundang-gu Seongnam-si Gyeonggi-do Korea 13557
Telephone Number02-3668-1490,1491

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Objective of Global Korea Scholarship

  • The objective of the Korean Government Scholarship Programme is to promote the international Exchange of Education.
  • The Korean Scholarship Programme are created for international graduate or undergraduate students who wish to pursue a Master’s degree in business management, research programme or a PhD.
  • Fields are not limited, all candidates will get plenty of options to pursue their careers. Candidates can apply either by submitting their documents to Korean Embassy of their country or directly to the Domestic University of Korea.
  • The South Korean Scholarship (Global Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees) is one of the most competitive and top scholarships in the world.
  • Compared to European countries, South Korea offers well-prepared scholarships, cheap living expenses and accommodation costs.
  • Korea is one of the few nations that empower you to get a quality education with a rich cultural experience and flourishing student life.

Benefits of Global Korea Scholarship

  • Scholarship amount  will cover almost all expenses spent by the students while pursuing their studies.
  • Students who have secured 80% marks or above will be given preference to provide scholarship
  • Here is the list of the scholarship amount to be provided to the students:
CategoriesAmount (KRW)
AirfareActual Cost
Resettlement AllowanceKRW 200,000/-
Living AllowanceKRW 900,000/- to KRW 1,000,000/-
Medical InsuranceKRW 20,000/- per month
Language CoursesKRW 800,000/- quarterly
Tuition FeesActual Cost (Not more than 5 million KRW per semester)
Award for Excellent Korean Language ProficiencyKRW 100,000/-
Research SupportKRW 210,000/- to 240,000/- per semester
Printing Costs (Dissertation)KRW 500,000/- to 800,000/-
Completion GrantKRW 100,000 (Once)

Selection Procedure

  • Initial shortlisting of the applications for the Korean Scholarship Programme is done by the MHRD.
  • A merit list is prepared of all the applications received.
  • The weightage is given to institutions of national importance/centrally funded educational institutions and NAAC-accredited institutions from where the applicants have completed or are pursuing their qualifying examination.
  • A total of 15 applications are shortlisted which are further sent for nominations to the Korean Government. Thereafter the Korean Government shortlists only 10 nominations for the award of scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria is as per program:

For Undergraduate Program:
  • The applicants should not be more than 25 years of age
For Graduate Program:
  • The applicants should not be more than 40 years of age
For Master’s Program:
  • The applicants must be less than 45 years of age
  • The students must be bachelor’s or equivalent degree holder
For Doctoral Program:
  • The applicants must be less than 40 years of age
  • The students must hold master’s or equivalent degree
For Research Program:
  • The applicants must be less than 45 years of age
  • The students must hold an invitation from one of the National Institute of International Education (NIIED) designated Korean University
For Post-Doctoral Research Program:
  • The applicants must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent education
For Professor Exchange Program:
  • The applicants must hold a master’s degree or equivalent education
For Program for Education, Science, Culture(International Professionals):
  • The applicants must hold a master’s degree or equivalent education

Documents Required

  • Following documents are required to submit application form:
  • Personal Statement
  • Study Plan
  • ONE letter of Recommendation
  • GKS Applicant Agreement
  • Personal Medical Assessment
  • Proof of citizenship (of applicant and parents) and proof of family relationship
  • High School Graduation Certificate (or certificate of expected graduation)
  • Academic transcript of the high school curriculum
  • Graduation Certificate (or certificate of expected graduation) of the associate degree program
  • Proof of Korean citizenship renunciation document
  • Academic transcript of associate degree
  • Proof of overseas Korean Document

Important Dates

  • As soon as we’ll get the update, we’ll let you know as soon as possible.

Application Procedure of Global Korea Scholarship

Applicants can apply through two ways such as Embassy Track or University Track and can apply online also:

Embassy Track:

  • To apply through embassy track applicants will have to submit the application to the Korean embassy in their own country.
  • In the embassy track applicants can choose three different Universities situated in South Korea

University Track:

  • To apply through a University Track you have to submit the application directly to the Korean University where you wish to apply for the course
  • To apply online for the scholarship programme follow these below mentioned steps:
  • Visit the Official Website of the Sakshat Portal of MHRD
  • Select ‘Korean Government Scholarship Program’ and click on Apply Now button
  • Fill up the application form
  • Attach all the important required documents
  • Submit the application form
  • After successful submission of the online application form, download the application prescribed by the Korean governments from its Official Website
  • Fill all the necessary details and attach the supporting documents
  • Send the completed application form to:

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