Call for Applicants!! 40 KF Fellowships for International Students in Korea

The KF Fellowship for Korean Language Training (KLT) program provides an opportunity for graduate students of Korean studies, Korean studies researchers and those working in Korea-related fields overseas to learn Korean in an intensive immersion program at a university in Korea for at least six months.

The numbers of fellowships are approximately 40 per year. The number is subject to change due to budgetary considerations.



Scholarships Number and Award:

Approximately 40 per year. The fellowships include the following;

1. Living expenses (monthly basis)

-Undergraduates, BA or MA degree holders or individuals with less than three years of

related career experience: KRW 1,000,000

-PhD candidates and those with at least three years of related career experience: KRW 1,200,000

2. Travel allowance: KRW 300,000 (one-time benefit)

3. Tuition and fees for learning institution: Approximately KRW 2,000,000 per term

4. Health insurance (accident insurance and medical care insurance provided by a Korean insurance company)


Education Level & Subject:

To study Korean course for 6 months at Korean language institute at a Korean university (Institute for 2019 TBD).



Those who are majoring in Korean studies (humanities, social sciences, and culture/arts), currently involved in Korea-related research, or working in a Korea-related field who correspond to one of the following profiles may apply for the KLT program. All those who apply must be able to understand and speak at least basic-level Korean.


How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted via the KF Online Application System (

Click on the “Apply” button at the bottom of this program announcement and complete the online application form. You must first register for membership before applying.



August 31, 2018 12:00 p.m. (in Korean time)


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