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Global Korea Scholarship Invitation Program for International Students (credit courses)

[Office in charge] Global Korea Scholarship Center, Dept. of Higher Education Internationalization

Purpose

To provide awareness of the benefits of studying in Korea, to strengthen the global competence of Korean universities

Support period

10 months(two terms) or 4 months(one term) or summer/winter session* (* credit coursework during summer/winter break)

Number of Recipients

About 400 foreign students from ODA countries (approximately)

Scholarship Benefits

Global Korea Scholarship Invitation Program for International Students(credit courses) category, Tuition, Monthly, Settlement allowance, Round-trip Airfare, Medical insurance table
category Tuition Monthly
Allowance
Settlement
allowance
Round-trip Airfare Medical insurance
amount 5,000,000 won
per term
500,000 won
per month
200,000 won
upon arrival
※ not applicable to summer/winter sessions
Reimbursement
available within
the set amount
Average health insurance
premium for
international students

Application Requirements

  • Undergraduate students of the overseas(in ODA countries) universities that are partner universities of Global Korea Scholarship Invitation Program for International Students (credit courses). Students who are currently residing in Korea are not eligible for the program.
  • Must have a cumulative score percentile 80% or above on a 100-point scale
  • Must have completed at least two semesters
  • Must not have been sponsored by Korean government
  • Must hold foreign citizenship (dual citizenship holder–those who have Korean citizenship and citizenship of another country–are not eligible for the program)
  • Must complete at least one class(2 credits or above) relevant to Korean language or Korean culture
  • Scholarship recipients are not eligible for additional scholarships including the Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students

Selection process

  • NIIED selects the universities for the program
  • Designated universities recommend potential scholarship students to NIIED and final successful candidates are confirmed after NIIED screening

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