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Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) 2018

 

Korean Government Scholarship

 

The Government of the Republic of Korea has announced 2018 Korean Government Scholarship Program' for Undergraduate Degree tenable at Higher Educational Institutions in Korea

 

Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 is being offered by the Govt. of the Republic of Korea for the applicants of 64 countries in the world

 

The Korean Government Scholarship Program is for the applicants who have completed high school degree with minimum 80% CGPA or equivalent percentage

 

The main objective of the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 is to provide opportunities to study at the higher educational institution in Korea to the international students

 

Scholarship Details

The number of scholarship is 95 Scholars from 64 countries; one placement is reserved for overseas Koreans within each of the highlighted country's scholarship quota

 

Scholarship Reward

The applicants will be selected for the Korean Govt. Scholarship Program 2018 will avail the following benefits of scholarship program from 01st March 2018 to 28th February 2023 (1-year language + 4-year degree program):

Monthly Stipend: 800,000 KRW

Tuition Fee: Up to 5 million KRW

Settlement allowance: 200,000 KRW

Economy class Airplane ticket or airfare; As per the airfare

Scholarship completion grant: 100,000 KRW

Medical insurance: Health insurance of major accident and illness

Korean proficiency grant: 100,000 KRW

 

Eligibility

The applicants should have or expected to complete a high school education as on 1 March 2018. The candidates who have already completed graduation are not eligible to apply
Applicants must have the cumulative grade point of minimum 80% or equal percentage

 

Age Limit

The candidates should be aged less than 25 years old on 01st March 2018

 

Health

The applicants must be healthy both physically and mentally. However, the applicants who are disabled but good in mental and physical health are eligible to apply for Korean Govt. Scholarship Program 2018

The scholars must take the mandatory Korean language training at a language institution which is designed by NIIED. The scholars have to attain a certain level on TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) before the completion of the 1-year Korean language program

The applicants who have proficiency in the Korean or English language will be given preference

 

Selection Process

The selection process of the deserving applicant would be conducted in total 3 rounds which are mentioned below:

First Round: 1st round of the selection process will be conducted by the Korean embassy. Each Korean embassy will announce the call for the applicants. Each Korean embassy will verify the submitted documents and will conduct the interview

Second Round: NIIED will conduct the 2nd round of selection process through a selection committee. The result of the second round of selection will be announced by NIIED on its website and the selected candidates will have to submit the passport copy and the certificate of health

Third Round: The 3rd round of selection will be conducted by the Korean Universities. NIIED will forward the application document of the selected candidates to the Universities latest by 22 November 2017. Each university will conduct the final round of review of admission and will also notify the selected candidates

 

Application

The eligible students who are keen to get selected for the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 have to first apply offline. Applicants can download the application form on the official website of MHRD, Govt. of India at www.mhrd.gov.in

To submit the offline application form, the applicants have to follow the instructions given below

First, the candidates have to download the MS word file of the application form on the official website or directly on this page; thereafter, the candidates have to fill the application form and all required certificate formats by providing the information asked in there

Candidates will also have to choose 3 different universities and write their choice in form 1, 4 and 5; the candidates must mention their mailing address with postal code in the application form

 

Important Dates

 

Korean Government Scholarship application Ends: 13th October 2017

 

Korean Government Scholarship 1st round of selection: September and October 2017

 

Korean Government Scholarship 1st round selected candidate application documents to be forwarded to NIIED: 03rd November 2017

 

Korean Government Scholarship 2nd Round of Selection: 17th November 2017

 

Korean Government Scholarship submission of passport copy by the applicants passed in 02nd round: 06th December 2017

 

Korean Government Scholarship 3rd round of selection: 27th November to 28th December 2017

 

Korean Government Scholarship final result of the selected candidates: 05th January 2018

 

Korean Government Scholarship entry of the selected applicants in Korea: Early February 2018

 

Govt. of India

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Dept. of Higher Education, ES.3 Section, MHRD Website http://mhrd.gov.in or www.studyinkorea.qo.kr

 

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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