Select Page

Global Korea Scholarship 2024: Fully Funded Master’s and Ph.D. Programs Now Open for Applications around the world

Are you dreaming of pursuing your master’s or Ph.D. degree in a highly competitive and prestigious international scholarship program? Look no further! The Global Korea Scholarship 2024 (GKS 2024) is here to make your dreams a reality. Formerly known as the KGSP Korean Government Scholarship Program, this fully-funded opportunity sponsored by the Korean government is now welcoming applications from talented individuals worldwide.

About the Scholarship

The GKS 2024 aims to select over 1300 international students from 155 countries who aspire to pursue graduate-level degrees (master’s or doctoral) or research in Korea. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to study at various esteemed universities across South Korea. Since 2016, more than 104,000 international students have benefited from this Korean scholarship, fostering increased international exchanges and competitiveness in the Korean education system.

Why Study in South Korea?

South Korea stands out as an attractive destination for international students due to its well-prepared scholarships, affordable living expenses, and diverse cultural experiences. Students can immerse themselves in cross-cultural understanding, explore cutting-edge laboratories, and discover vibrant cities throughout South Korea.

Program Details

Host Country: South Korea
Course Level: Master’s Degree Programs, Ph.D. Programs, Research Programs
Available Universities and Fields of Study: Refer to the 2024 GKS-G Available Universities & Fields of Study for general information. Contact each university for further details.
Scholarship Duration:

  • Doctoral Degree Program: 4 years (1 year of Korean language program + 3 years of regular degree program)
  • Master’s Degree Program: 3 years (1 year of Korean language program + 2 years of degree program)
  • Research Program: 6 months or 1 year

Benefits of the Scholarship

The fully-funded Global Korea Scholarship covers all expenses for selected students, including:

  • Airfare (Return Air Ticket)
  • Settlement Allowance
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Research Allowance
  • Korean Language Training Fee
  • Degree Program Tuition
  • Research Support Fees
  • Medical Insurance
  • Korean Proficiency Grants

Eligibility Criteria

  • All international students can apply.
  • Korean citizens are not eligible.
  • Candidates must be under the age of 40 years.
  • Specific academic qualifications are required for master’s, doctoral, and research programs.
  • Previous recipients of Korean scholarships are not eligible.
  • Good health is a prerequisite.

How to Apply

There are two application pathways:

  1. Apply through the Korean Embassy of your country by submitting original or attested documents.
  2. Apply directly to a domestic university in Korea by submitting all required documents.

Applicants applying via the embassy can apply to 3 universities, while those applying directly to universities can apply to 1 university.

Required Documents

Applicants must submit a range of documents, including recommendation letters, transcripts, a statement of purpose, awards, published books, a certificate of proficiency, and a medical assessment form.

Application Deadline

Deadlines vary depending on the country’s Korean embassy and the domestic university. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Apply Now

For more information and to apply, visit the official link here.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to further your education and broaden your horizons with the Global Korea Scholarship 2024! Apply now and embark on a transformative academic journey in South Korea.