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About Global Korea Scholarship

Korean Government Support Program for Foreign Exchange Students
Purpose
To provide meaningful experiences for exchange students regarding Korean culture and education; to strengthen the global competence of Korean universities.
Support period
4 months (one term) or 10 months (two terms)
Support size
About 200 foreign students (approximately)
Scope of support
Scope of support
Category Living Expenses Settlement allowance Round-trip Airfare Medical Insurance
Amount 500,000 won per month 200,000 won upon arrival Reimbursement available within the set amount 20,000 won per month
(paid by each university)
Requirements for application
◦ 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)
Selection process
◦ NIIED selects the universities for the above mentioned program
◦ The selected universities recommend talented exchange students to NIIED