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Purpose
To provide international students with the opportunity to conduct advanced studies of undergraduate & graduate
  programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchange in
  education mutual friendship between countries
 
Available fields universities
Undergraduate course:4-year courses at designated universities
  * University transferring is not allowed. (e.g. Starting studies at the junior year is not allowed.)
Graduate course: Master's Ph.D. courses at general graduate schools of Korean universities
 
Total Candidates for Selection in 2010
100 persons (undergraduate course), 300 persons (graduate course)
 
Korea Language Training
Grantees are required to take Korea language training courses within 1 year at the language institution placed on the
  domestic universities.(Except for those who reach a certain level of Korean language fluency.)
 
Qualifications
Both the applicant his/her parents must possess the citizenship of the country of origin.
  *Applicants should not be a holder of Korean citizenship.
Applicants should have adequate health ,both mentally physically, to say in a foreign country for a long time.
Applicants who have never enrolled in the same KGSP course.
Should be under 25 years of age as of the date of entrance.(Undergraduate)
Should be under 40 years of age as of the date of entrance.(Graduate)
Have finished formal education of elementary, middle high school courses as of the date of arrival.(Undergraduate)
Hold a Bachelor degree, a Master's degree as of the date of arrival.(Graduate)
  *Person who have already registered at a Korean university can not apply.
Possess a grade point average(G.P.A) above 80% from the last educational institution attended have earned top 10%
  of G.P.A among classmates.(undergraduate)
Possess a grade point average(G.P.A) above 80% from the last educational institution attended.(Graduate)
 
Procedure for the Scholarship Award
NIIED requests the Korea Embassy in the invited country the domestic university concerned to recommend candidates.
Applicants should submit all documents related to their scholarship application to the Korean Embassy in their country
  of residence to the domestic university concerned.
The Korean Embassy the domestic university concerned sends proper candidates to NIIED with required documents.
NIIED evaluates proper candidates the Korean Embassy of the final KGSP grantees.
 
Application Procedure
Contents Undergraduate Graduate
Announcement Before Dec. of the previous year Jan. Feb. of the year
Recommendation
(Embassy, University)
Jan. of the year April~May of the year
Result release Jan.~ Feb. of the year June of the year
Arrival in Korea Late March of the year Late August of the year
 
Scholarship Benefit
Divison Monthly
allowance
Research
allowance
Settlement
allowance
Repatriation
allowance
Air fare Tuition Language
Training
fee
Dissertation
Printing
costs
Medical
insurance
Allowance
for
excellence
in Korean
Course common Master's
Ph.D.
Common Common Common Common Common Master's
Ph.D.
Common Common
Amount
(KRW)
Undergraduate: 800,000
Graduate: 900,000
Humanities Social Sciences: 210,000
Natural Sience: 240,000
200,000
(once at arrival)
100,000
(once at departure)
Actual Amount (flight ticket only) 2,400,000
(4 semester)
Full amount 500,000
~
800,000
(actual amount) (once)
15,000
(per month)
100,000
(per month)
Payment time Beginning Of each month Beginning Of each semester
(twice a year)
Within 30 days after arrival Within 15 days before departure First Arrival Last depature Beginning of Mar., Jun., Sep., Dec. Feb.~Mar. Aug.~Spe.
(twice a year)
In time with thesis completion - Only given to applicants who apply after acquiring appropriate Qualification (beginning of each quarter)
 
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