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GLOBAL KOREA SCHOLARSHIP FOR UNDERGRADUATE/BACHELORS DEGREES 2023(FULLY FUNDED)

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Deadline: varies depending on the universities
Open to: citizens of GKS program’s partner countries
Benefits: fully funded

DESCRIPTION

Korean government invites 60 international students from 72 countries who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree (Engineering or Nature Science majors) and also 35 international students from 17 countries who wish to pursue an associate degree in Korea. To be selected as a GKS grantee, any applicant should successfully pass through the 1st selection process set by the designated universities.

And the wait is over. Korean Government and NIIED are accepting applications for the Global Korea Scholarship i.e GKS Scholarship 2023 for undergraduate programs. Whether you are a Kpop, Kdrama, or Kmovies fan, here is your chance to study in Korea for FREE.

You can download the important documents by clicking the following links:

What is GKS Scholarship?

The goal of the Global Korea Scholarship is to give international students the chance to pursue academic degrees at higher education facilities in Korea. This will increase international educational exchange and strengthen ties between Korea and the participating nations.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Period of Scholarship

  • Bachelor’s Degree Program: 3~4 years
  • 1 year of Korean language training + 4~6 years of degree program
    Associate Degree Program: 3~4 years
  • 1 year of Korean language training + 2~3 years of degree program
    Important Notes regarding Scholarship Period
  • Applicants who submitted TOPIK level 5 or 6 will be exempt from a Korean language program the following semester (September 2023)

Scholarship Benefits:

GKS Scholarship 2023 is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the worlds that not only just covers your airfare and tuition fee but you also get to have a stipend of 900,000 KRW along with having your medical insurance covered.

Here are some of the benefits of the GKS Scholarship:

Programs and Universities:

This year 200 students from all around the world will be invited under the GKS Scholarship 2023 for the Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree programs.

Out of the 200 students, 81 students will be selected via the Embassy Track and 119 students will be chosen via the University Track.

Available Universities and Fields of Study

Available Fields of Study

  • All fields of study offered by GKS participating universities
  • Academic programs offered during evenings (night school), short-term programs, online and distant learning programs are not applicable in this scholarship program
  • Applicants can only apply to the universities and departments that are listed in the “University Information” file attached under the GKS Notice post in Study in Korea website
    (www.studyinkorea.go.kr > Scholarships > GKS Notice)

Below you can find the list of all the universities for GKS Scholarship 2023 for both the Embassy Track and University Track.

Program Quota

1- Embassy Track:

This year 81 students from all over the world will be selected via Embassy Track.

  • Pakistan = 1 student
  • India = 2
  • Indonesia = 2
  • Bangladesh = 1
  • Nepal = 1

2- University Track

In total, 119 students will be chosen via the University Track, but these numbers are divided into 3 programs.

  • University Industry Cooperation (UIC) Program: 55 scholars
  • Regional Universities and Associate Degree Program: 64 scholars

    (UIC) Program: 55 scholars
    UIC Program is open to all countries around the world

Regional Universities and Associate Degree: 64 scholars

Eligibility

  1. Nationality

All applicants must hold citizenship of NIIED designated countries that are invited to take part in the GKS program

2. Education

  • Bachelor’s degree program is for applicants who graduated (or are expected to graduate) from a high school or from an associate degree program
  • Associate degree program is for applicants who graduated (or are expected to graduate) from a high school

    Note:
    ? Applicants who are expected to graduate must first submit a certificate of expected graduation at the time of application. If such applicants pass the final round of selection, they must submit
    a graduation certificate (or a degree certificate) by February 28, 2023

3- Score (GPA)

The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of the entire curriculum from the previous (degree) program must meet one of the two conditions below;
– Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-point scale or be ranked within the top 20% within one’s class
– CGPA must be equal to or above 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5 or 3.23/5.0

4- Age

Must be under 25 years of age (born after March 1, 1998)

5- Health

All applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of the program

Application and Selection

Here is the selection procedure for both Embassy and University Track applications.

Documents to submit

Application period and method of submission

  • Application period: Each embassy and university has their own application deadline, so applicants must check with the respective institute before submitting application
  • Method of submission: Each embassy and university who conducts the first round of selection may have their own document submission guidelines, so applicants must check with the respective institute before submitting application

Things to Remember

[Embassy Track]? Applicants can choose up to THREE different universities
? Applicants cannot choose three different departments from a single university
? Of the chosen universities, at least one university must be from Type B universities
? If applicants fill out a Type A university in a Type B section, their application may be excluded from the evaluation


[University Track]

University track applicants should fill in ONE university in their application

Additional Points:

  • Applicants who hold a TOPIK level 3 or above will be given additional points (10% of the total allocated points)
  • Direct descendants of Korean War veterans who participated in the Korean War as a foreign military will be given additional points (5% of the total allocated points)

    *This website is an unofficial website managed by one of the GKS Alumnus. For the official website, please check Study in Korea’s Official Website: https://www.studyinkorea.go.kr/en/main.do

You can download the important documents by clicking the following links:

LEARN MORE AND APPLY: https://gksscholarship.com/2022/09/24/gks-scholarship-2023-undergraduate-apply-now/#:~:text=What%20is%20GKS%20Scholarship%3F,Korea%20and%20the%20participating%20nations.

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