Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students in South Korea

Korean Government is glad to invite international applicants to pursue Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students 2018.

Purpose of the scholarship is to provide meaningful experiences for exchange students regarding Korean culture and education; to strengthen the global competence of Korean universities.



Scholarships Number and Award:

About 200 foreign students (approximately) will be candidates for the scholarships.

Living Expenses: 500,000 won per month

Settlement allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival

Round-trip Airfare: Reimbursement available within the set amount

Medical Insurance: 20,000 won per month (paid by each university)



Education Level & Subject:

To be exchange student in Bachelor’s degree in university within Korea under the Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students.



-Must not have enrolled a Korean university (in the case of undergraduate program only). Those who have already benefited by a 4-month (one term) scholarship cannot extend or renew their terms.

-Must possess above 80% (out of 100%). Must have completed at least two semesters.

-Must register for regular courses (language courses are not considered regular courses)

-Must not have been sponsored by Korean government.

-Must hold foreign citizenship (dual citizenship holder—those holding both Korean citizenship and another nationality–cannot apply).

-Must choose only one university.

-Must take a Korean language or culture class (at least one class/ two credits).


How to Apply:

Read more informational about applying process on www.studyinkorea.go.kr



Applicants can check scholarship deadline on www.studyinkorea.go.kr


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