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Masters Scholarship by Global Korea Scholarship (GKS)

Twice in the year, Korean government invites 170 undergraduate/700 graduate international students from 156 countries, for degree(Undergraduate, Master’s & Doctoral) and non-degree research programs in Korea through the Korean Government Scholarship. 

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.

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Korean Government Masters Scholarship


Aim and Benefits of Korean Government Masters Scholarship

Scholarship Benefits includes: 

  1. Flight
  2. Tuition
  3. Stipend
  4. Medical Insurance
  5. Settlement Allowance
  6. Completion Grants

Requirements for Korean Government Masters Scholarship Qualification

 To be eligible for the Korean Government Scholarship:

  1. Citizenship: Candidates and their parents must hold non-Korean citizenship.
  2. Age: KGSP-G: under 40,
  3. Health: Candidates must be physically and mentally healthy for their studies in Korea.
  4. Degree Requirements: KGSP-G: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  5. Grades: The cumulative grade point average (CGPA) must be 80% or higher; or, The CGPA must be 2.64/ 4.0, 2.80/ 4.3, 2.91/ 4.5, or 3.23/ 5.0 or higher.
  6. Number of Scholarships: KGSP Graduate: around 700 grantees will be awarded annually

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Application Deadline

Not Specified


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) on www.studyinkorea.go.kr to apply

Applicants can only apply for the Korean Government Scholarship through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University.

For more details, visit GKS website

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