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Brief Description

The prestigious and highly competitive Global Korea Scholarship 2023 is now open for applications. The GKS 2023 was previously known as KGSP Korean Government Scholarship Program. This is a fully-funded scholarship, master’s, and Ph.D. degree program. This scholarship opportunity is sponsored by the Korean government. The KGSP 2023 will select more than 1300 international students from 155 countries who want to who wish to pursue a graduate-level degree (master’s or doctoral) or research in Korea.

Eligibility Criteria:

• All international students can apply.
• Korean citizens are not eligible to apply.
• A candidate applying for a graduate program must be under the age of 40 years.
• Master’s Program Applicant: Must hold a bachelor‟s degree or a level of education
• equivalent to or higher than a bachelor‟s degree.
• Doctoral Program Applicant: Must hold a master‟s degree or a level of education equivalent to or higher than a master‟s degree.
• Research Program Applicant: Must have received an invitation from one of the partner universities.
• A person who has already availed of the Korean scholarship is not eligible to apply.
• A candidate should be in good health.


The fully-funded scholarship in South Korea covers all expenses of the selected students. The scholarship will cover:
• Airfare (Return Air Ticket)
• Settlement Allowance: 200,000 KRW (offered once after entry to Korea)
• Monthly Allowance: (Degree Program) 900,000 KRW per month, (Research Program) 1,500,000 KRW per month
• Research Allowance
o Liberal Arts and Social Science majors: 210,000 KRW per semester
o Natural Science and Engineering majors: 240,000 KRW per semester
• 1-Year Korean Language Training Fee: Fully covered
• Degree Program Tuition: Fully covered
• Research Support Fees
• Medical Insurance will be covered.
• Korean Proficiency Grants: 100,000 KRW per month

Required Documents:

• Recommendation letters
• Attested transcripts
• Statement of Purpose
• Awards
• Published books
• Certificate of Proficiency
• Medical Assessment form

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