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Self-financed Students Support Program

National Institute for International Education (NIIED)for the development of human resources in the age of globalization.
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[Office in charge]
 
Overseas Study Support Division,
Dept. of Planning & Management

Program Overview

  • This program is designed to support financial assistance for the international students who are enrolled at undergraduate programs in Korea with no financial support or sponsor.

Qualifications

① Must be an international student in the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the Bachelor's or Associate degree at a Korean university at the time of applying;
② Must have a total GPA of 80 percentile or higher;
③ Must have the previous semester's GPA of 80 percentile or higher; and
④ Must have a Level 4 or higher on the TOPIK.

Application Period

Between Mid January and Early March

Selection Procedure

  1. 1Announcement of the new-year scholarship program (NIIED→Universities)Mid January
  2. 2Submission of application documents (Universities→NIIED)Early March
  3. 3Setting up of the Screening Commitee (NIIED)Mid March
  4. 4Screening of application documents (NIIED)Mid March
  5. 5Notice of the selected scholars (NIIED→Universities)Late March
  6. 6Scholarship payment (NIIED→Universities)Late March

Scholarship Details

Scope and payment procedure of scholarship
Benefits Scholarship period Payment procedure
Monthly Allowance:
500,000 KRW per month
Up to 12 months
  • - The NIIED transfers the scholarship money to
    the bank account of the relevant universities
    (Every Semester, twice a year)
  • - The universities then pay the monthly scholarship
    to the selected students on a monthly basis.