Korean Government Scholarship Program

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) supports the future global leaders and promotes the international cooperation in education by inviting talented international students to Korea for an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea.


undergraduate  ,masters degree , doctoral degree .


any field in the university .

Benefits of the scholarships

for graduate program :

  • Airfare Round-trip economy class ticket.
  • Monthly Allowance 900,000 KRW per month.
  • Research Allowance 200,000 KRW upon arrival.
  • Language Training Fee Full coverage.
  • Tuition All admission fees are waived by the host institution ,The tuition is covered by NIIED and the university.
  • Dissertation Printing Costs Reimbursement of 500,000 ~ 800,000 KRW depending on actual costs.
  •  Medical Insurance 20,000 KRW per month.
  • Korean Proficiency Grants 100,000 KRW per month for scholars with TOPIK Level 5 or 6.

for undergraduate program :

  • Airplane Ticket or Airfare: The scholarship covers an economy class flight with the shortest route between a scholar’s country and Korea.
  • Monthly Stipend: 800,000 KRW per month;
  • Tuition: The tuition fee up to 5 million KRW.
  • Settlement Allowance: 200,000 KRW upon arrival;
  • Scholarship Completion Grants: 100,000 KRW upon completion of studies;
  • Korean Language Training: The full cost for the 1 year is covered by NIIED and the language institution.
  • Medical Insurance:health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period;
  • Korean Proficiency Grants: Scholars with level 5 or 6 on TOPIK will receive 100,000 KRW won per month during the degree program.

Eligibility for the scholarships

for graduate program :

  1.  The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenships.
  2. 40 years of age of the selection year.
  3. Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1st of the selection year.
  4. The academic achievement of the applicants must meet one of the followings:
    – The grade point average (GPA) must be no less than 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4.3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale,or
    – The overall grades must be no less than 80% out of 100%.

for undergraduate program :

  1. Must be a citizen of the country to which the scholarship is offered, which also applies to the applicants’ parents.
  2. Have graduated or will be scheduled to graduate from high school as of March 1st of the invitation year.
  3. Must possess above 80% (out of 100%) cumulative grade point average (CGPA), or must be within the top 20% (out of 100%) in rank in high school.

note: visit the official website below .



Application, info and source

The official website click here  .