Global Korea Scholarship 2024

Global Korea Scholarship 2024

Here is an opportunity for you to study in South Korea. The Global Korea Scholarship 2024 is now open for applications. The GKS 2024 was previously known as the KGSP Korean Government Scholarship Program. This fully-funded scholarship is for candidates that want to pursue master’s and Ph.D. degree program. This scholarship opportunity is sponsored by the Korean government and will be selecting over 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.

Successful candidates will be placed at different universities in South Korea. There are more than 104,000 international students who have been on this Korean scholarship since 2016. Fields are not limited, all candidates would get plenty of options to pursue their careers. There are two ways to apply for this KGSP 2024, either submitting their documents to the Korean Embassy of their country or directly to the domestic university of Korea.

Why you should study in South Korea: When you compare South Korea to European countries, you will find that this country offers well-prepared scholarships, cheap living expenses, and accommodation costs. This opportunity also offers all international students platform to build cross-cultural understanding, explore international laboratories, and experience different cities in South Korea.

Global Korea Scholarship 2024 | Study in Korea | KGSP:

Host Country:

  • South Korea

Course Level:

  • Master’s Degree Programs
  • PhD Programs
  • Research Programs

Available Universities and Fields of Study:

  • Refer to the 2024 GKS-G Available Universities & Fields of Study file attached in the  Application Guidelines for general information. Contact each university for further information.

GKS Scholarship Duration:

  • Doctoral Degree Program: 4 years
    •  1 year of the Korean language program
    • 3 years of the regular degree program
  • Master’s Degree Program: 3 years
    • 1 year of the Korean language program
    • 2 years of a degree program
  • Research Program: 6 Months or 1 Year

Benefits of the Korean Government Scholarship 2024:

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
  • Liberal Arts and Social Science majors: 210,000 KRW per semester
  • 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

Eligibility Criteria of Global Korea Scholarship 2024 in South Korea:

  • 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.

How to Apply for the Global Korea Scholarship 2024?

You can apply for the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2024 in two ways. This can be done either to the Korean Embassy of your country or directly to the domestic university of Korea.

  • While applying to the Korean embassy, a candidate needs to dispatch original or attested documents to the embassy.
  • On the other hand, applying directly to the university requires a candidate to submit all documents to the domestic university.
  • An applicant applying via the embassy can apply to 3 universities whereas an applicant applying directly to the university can apply only to 1 university.

Students passing round two of the Embassy track process should not consider it the final selection.

Required Documents for GKS South Korea Scholarship 2024:

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

Application Deadline:

This application can be accessed in every country’s Korean embassy and the domestic university has different deadlines. What you need to do is check out the websites of the scholarship to know the specific deadline that applies to you from where you are accessing the scholarship. See more information on this scholarship on their OFFICIAL WEBSITE.



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Chinenye is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in different universities.

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