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Global Korea Scholarship 2023-2024 -Application Form – Study in Korea

Finally Government of South Korea has announced much awaited Global Korea Scholarship 2023-2024 for students from all around the world. Interested candidates are advised to fill Global Korea scholarship application form with all the required information and submit the application before deadline. GKS Scholarship is available for international students to study undergraduate and Associate Degree programs at universities in South Korea. All programs offered at the university are eligible for this scholarship except for offered during evenings (night school), short-term programs, online and distant learning programs.

There are Two Tracks to apply for Global Korea Scholarship 2023, Embassy Track and University Track. Total of 200 scholarships are available each year under this Korean Government Scholarship program. Thee scholarships are divided in different quotas and students from more than 67+ countries can apply for GKS 2023. Applying with embassy track students can choose up to three universities. GKS has divided universities participating in Global Korea Scholarship in two categories Type A and Type B, applicant must select at least one university from each category.

Global Korea Scholarship was earlier named as Korean Government Scholarship Program but since 2010 it renamed as “Global Korea Scholarship”. Scholarship enables students from low income backgrounds to study top quality education for free. National Institute of International Education (NIIED) is the organizer of Global Korea Scholarship.

Details

CountrySouth Korea
OrganizerNational Institute of International Education (NIIED) Korea
DegreeUndergraduate, Associate
Eligibility 67+ Countries
DeadlineDifferent For Each Country and University
Global Korea Scholarship Details

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Eligibility Criteria and Requirements

Follow are the requirements to apply Korean Government’s GKS Scholarship 2023-2024,

  • Applicants should not be holding any Korean Scholarship.
  • Students applying for scholarship and his/her parents must be citizens of their country of origin.
  • Applicants should have good health, both mentally and physically so that He/She can stay in a foreign country for a long time.
  • Undergraduate Should be under 25 years of age at the date of admission.
  • Age limit for Graduate Should be under 40 years at the date of entrance.
  • Have finished or be scheduled to finish all elementary, middle, high school education by the date of arrival. (Undergraduate).
  • Have G.P.A above 80% from the last educational institution attended.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s or Master degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
  • Applicants who have previously earned any undergraduate, master’s or doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.
  • However, a former or current KGSP scholar with overall grade of 90% or above can reapply to this program once either through the embassy or through university track.

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Scholarship Coverage:

Global korea Scholarship provides following benefits to its selected scholars,

  • South Korea Government will provide Airfare allowance.
  • Resettlement Allowance worth of 200,000 KRW will be provided
  • Living Allowance with the amount of 800,000 Undergraduate and 900,000 for Graduate.
  • Medical Insurance worth of KRW 20,000 (per month) will be offered.
  • KRW 800,000 per quarter For Language Courses
  • The actual cost of the Tuition fee. (Max 5 Million KRW per semester)
  • Award for Excellent Korean Language Proficiency worth of 100,000 KRW.
  • Research Support fund from 210,000 to 240,000 per semester.
  • KRW 500,000 – 800,000 Printing Costs (Dissertation).
  • Completion Grant 100,000 (once complete).

GKS Scholarship 2023 Deadline

If you apply through Embassy Track, deadline for each country is different and deadline for each university is also different if you are applying through University Track.

KINGS Global Scholarship in South Korea is also inviting international students for applications

Eligible Programs

Associate degree course(2~3 yrs.) after preliminary Korean Language training
course(1 yr.)
Bachelor’s degree course(4~6 yrs.) after preliminary Korean Language training
course(1 yr.)

Required Documents

  • GKS-U 2023 Application Form
  • GKS Applicant Agreement
  • Study Plan
  • Personal Statement
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Applicant’s Personal Medical Assessment
  • Proof Citizenship of applicant and its parents
  • Proof of Family Relationship
  • Certificate of High School Graduation
  • High School Academic Transcripts
  • Proof of Overseas Korea (For Overseas Koreans)
  • Proof of Korean Citizenship Renunciation Document (For Overseas Koreans)
  • Proof of Korean War Veteran’s Descendant (For Koreans War Veterans)
  • Score report of valid TOPIK (original) or English Proficiency Test (copy
  • Copy of awards and other certificates, etc.
  • Valid Passport of the Applicant

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Application Tracks

There are two application tracks through which you can apply for Global Korea Scholarship 2023-2024 which are as follow,

  • Embassy Track
  • University Track

Embassy Track

Students from following countries can apply for Global Korea Scholarship through Embassy Track,

No.CountryGeneralOverseas KoreanTotal
IAfghanistanI0I
2AngolaI0I
3AzerbaijanI0I
4BangladeshI0I
5Bhutan10I
6BoliviaI0I
7BrazilI0I
8BruneiI0I
9BulgariaI0I
10CambodiaI0I
11CanadaI0I
12ChileI0I
13Colombia202
14Dominican RepublicI0I
15DR Congo10I
16EcuadorI0I
17EgyptI0I
18El SalvadorI0I
19Equatorial GuineaI0I
20EthiopiaI0I
21FijiI0I
22GabonI0I
23Ghana10I
24GuatemalaI0I
25India202
26Indonesia202
27IranI0I
28JapanI0I
29JordanI0I
30KazakhstanI12
31KenyaI0I
32KyrgyzstanI12
33LaosI0I
34MalaysiaI0I
35MexicoI12
36Mongolia202
37MoroccoI0I
38MozambiqueI0I
39MyanmarI0I
40NepalI0I
41NigeriaI0I
42PakistanI0I
43PanamaI0I
44Paraguay10I
45PeruI0I
46Philippines10I
47Poland10I
48RussiaII2
49RwandaI0I
50Singapore10I
51Sri Lanka10I
52SudanI0I
53SwedenI0I
54TajikistanI0I
55TanzaniaI0I
56ThailandI0I
57Timor-LesteI0I
58Trinidad and TobagoI0I
59TurkeyI0I
60TurkmenistanII2
61UgandaI0I
62UkraineII2
63UruguayI0I
64Uzbekistan1I2
65Venezuela10I
66Vietnam404
67YemenI0I
Total74781
Global Korea scholarship Embassy Application Countries

University Track

ProgramAvailable UniversitiesQuota
UIC (10 institutions)[Bachelor’s Degree Program] Ajou University, Konyang University, Kookmin University, KOREATECH (Korea University of Technology and Education), Pusan National University, Sogang University, Soonchunhyang University, Tech University of Korea [Associate Degree Program] Kyungbok University, Yeungjin University47 scholars (Bachelor’s) & 8 scholars (Associate)
Regional (30 institutions)Busan University of Foreign Studies, Chonnam National University, Chungbuk National University, Chungnam National University, Daegu University, Daejeon University, Dong-A University, Dongseo University, Gyeongsang National University, Hannam University, Hoseo University, Inje University, Jeju National University, Jeonbuk National University, Kangwon National University, Keimyung University, Kongju National University, Konyang University, KOREATECH (Korea University of Technology and Education), Kyungpook National University, National Korea Maritime & Ocean University, Pai Chai University, Pukyong National University, Pusan National University, Semyung University, Silla University, Soonchunhyang University, Sun Moon University, Sunchon National University, Yeungnam University49 scholars (Bachelor’s)
Associate (3 institutions)Kyungbok University, Osan University, Yeungjin University15 scholars (Associate)
Global Korea Scholarship Universities

Scholarships are open at University of Melbourne for International Students in Australia

How to Apply

All the documents must be in English or Korean.

Deadline for Each Country is different and deadline for each university is also different. So check with Korean Embassy in your Country and make sure to submit application before deadline.

Each application form must be complete and candidate signature is required at the application form.

Embassy Track

Those who are applying through the Embassy track must check Korean Embassy in their country and submit there application through Embassy. Applicant can select maximum of Three universities.

Embassy evaluate the applications submitted and forward those applications to NIEED.

There are three rounds in application

After the final round NIEED announce the scholarship winners at December 16, 2022.

University Track

Those who are applying through university track can only apply at one university.

After the application submission University recommend candidates to NIEED.

In second round NIEED ask candidates for necessary documents

Final selection will be announced by December

Announcement Link

Official Link

GKS-U 2023 Application Form

Download Global Korea Scholarship application form by visiting the link below,

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