2012 Undergraduate Scholarships | International Scholarships for Developing Countries

Korean government will provide scholarships to international students from developing countries who wish to study undergraduate program in South Korea for academic year 2011 2012 – 2012 2013.

1. Objective
The objective of the Korean Government Scholarship Program for an undergraduate degree is to provide international students ( including students from developing countries ) with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between the countries.

2. Total Number of Scholarships Available: 100 [from 62 countries]
Afghanistan 1, Angola 2, Azerbaijan 1, Bangladesh 3, Bolivia 2, Brazil 2, Brunei 1, Bulgaria 1, Butan 1, Cambodia 2, Chile 1, Colombia 3, Congo(DRC) 1, Dominica 2, Egypt 1, El Salvador 1, Ethiopia 3, Gabon 1, Ghana 2, Guatemala 1, Indonesia 2, Iran 2, Japan 2, Kazakhstan 2, Kenya 2, Kuwait 1, Kyrgyzstan 2, Laos 2, Malaysia 1, Mexico 2, Mongolia 3, Mozambique 1, Myanmar 1, Nepal 3, Nigeria 2, Oman 1, Pakistan 2, Panama 2, Paraguay 2, Peru 3, Philippines 2, Poland 1, Romania 2, Rwanda 1, Russia 2, Saudi Arabia 1, Senegal 1, Singapore 1, South Africa 1, Sri Lanka 3, Sweden 1, Tajikistan 1, Tanzania 1, Thailand 1, Timor-Este 1, Turkey 1, Uganda 1, Ukraine 2, Uzbekistan 2, Venezuela 1, Vietnam 2, Yemen 1

3. Academic Programs: Undergraduate degree course (4 yrs.) after preliminary Korean Language course (1yr.)

  • Grantees should take a preliminary Korean language course at the institution designated by NIIED. The institution will be specified in a letter of invitation after the announcement of final successful candidates.
  • Grantees should reach level 3 in TOPIK after the completion of a Korean language course.
  • The grantees with level 5 or higher in TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) can be exempt from the preliminary Korean language course. They may begin their bachelor’s degree course in the coming spring or fall semester.

4. Fields of Study: 4-year undergraduate degree programs provided by the universities below

  1. Ajou University
  2. Cheongju University
  3. Chonnam National University
  4. Chosun University
  5. Chungbuk National University
  6. Chungnam National University
  7. Daegu University
  8. Daejeon University
  9. Dong-A University
  10. Dongguk University
  11. Ewha Woman’s University
  12. Gyonggi University
  13. Gyeongsang National University
  14. Hanllym University
  15. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  16. Hanyang University
  17. Inha University
  18. Jeonju University
  19. Kangwon National University
  20. Keimyung University
  21. Kongju National University
  22. Konkuk University
  23. Kongyang University
  24. Kookmin University
  25. Korea University
  26. Kyunghee University
  27. Mokpo National University
  28. Myongji University
  29. Pai Chai University
  30. Pukyung National University
  31. Pusan National University
  32. Seoul National University
  33. Sogang University
  34. Sookmyung Women’s University
  35. Soon Chun Yang University
  36. Sung Kyun Kwan University
  37. Sunmoon University
  38. Ulsan University
  39. Woosuk University
  40. Woosong University
  41. Yonsei University

5. Qualifications: Prospective applicant must meet the following qualification criteria;

  1. Must be a citizen of the country to which scholarships are offered, which is also applied to his/her parents
    • Both applicant and his/her parents must not be a holder of Korean citizenship
  2. Should be under 25 years of age as of March 1, 2012 (Should be born after March, 1, 1987)
  3. Have adequate health, both physically and mentally
    • NOT Eligible: those who are pregnant or who have a severe illness
  4. Have graduated or be scheduled to graduate from a high school as of March 1, 2012
    • NOT Eligible: those who have already obtained a bachelor’s degree or a higher degree
  5. Must possess above 80% (out of 100%) cumulative grade point average (C.G.P.A.) during their entire high school period
    • C.G.P.A. should be 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5 or higher [see Appendix 3]
    • If applicant’s high school evaluation criteria differs from the stated above, see 7-(2)-?
  6. Must not at any time have ever received a Korean government scholarship for an undergraduate study
  7. Must not have enrolled in an undergraduate course in Korea before
    • NOT Eligible: those who have ever enrolled at a Korean university as an exchange student
  8. Must have no limitations in travelling abroad
  9. They may be preferential selection for applicants who have proficiency in Korean or English

6. Scholarship Benefits

  1. Scholarship Period: March 1, 2012 ~ February 28, 2017
  2. Scholarship Benefits
    • Airplane ticket or airfare: The grantees will receive an airplane ticket or be paid an economy class airfare of the shortest route between their country and Korea when they come to Korea, and, thereafter, when they leave Korea after completion of their study.
    • Monthly Stipend: 800,000 won per month
    • Tuitions: The full tuition is exempted by the Korean Government and the entrance fee for the first semester by the host university.
    • Settlement Allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival
    • Repatriation Allowance: 100,000 won upon completion of studies
    • Korean Language Training Expenses: The full costs up to 1 year (NIIED pays directly to the language training institution)
    • Medical Insurance: The grantees will be provided with health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period.

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24 Responses

  1. i love the scholarship and would love to apply.how do i apply for it.i would not want this opportunity to pass me by.please…..thank you.

  2. i am a malawian 21 years old girl am interested in the scholarship and i would love to apply for it

  3. I am a student from Nigerian and will realy love to apply,how can i apply? Please reply soon i need your help.


  4. I am student from Yemen and I’de love to apply. Please help me.

  5. pleae am nigerian citizen and i wanna apply for admission, how am i gonna apply/

  6. I’m tanzanian and i prefered the scholarship in south korea for bachelor of economics.

  7. i am a tanzanian student who wish to get a scholarship in korea

  8. Iam a Tanzanian boy with 12 years of education (o-level & certificate of electrical & electronics engineering ) please i need your help by giving a chance to study in korea in engineering field i wish to share a lot with different poeple in korea as known your country is well developed in technological aspects ,iam ready in 2012/2013 academic year please iam for your help ,my phone number 0654 348080 (please inform me if iam eligible for that scholarship according to my discription of education above )

  9. I am Bangladeshi boy with 12 years education .I want to study BBA if i get chance

    • I am poor Bangladeshi if you give me chance to study electrical & electronics engineering by giving scholarship then i read

  10. i am nigerian and i wish to study biochemistry in ur country, pls be of help

  11. I am a Cameroonian of age 20 and holder of G.C.E advance level

  12. I am Sudanese and I intend to study law in Kenya, kindly be of assistance

  13. i am a pakistani boy with 21 year old i have complete our fsc with good marks i want to study abroad but i have no how money to spend by our study i need ur help if u give me this chance i will be access ou future please inform me i hope u will be inform me.

  14. Sir,
    I am a bangladeshi student. I intend to get my bsc education in korea. My result is one of the best in bd. If you want i can submit my paper to you.

  15. respected sir;

    i am from india and have just completed my 12th standard I am in a great need of schoiarship for my further studies kindly response to my request

    thank you

  16. I have a nigerian certificate examination other than WAEC.Can I apply?

  17. i very important person if u guys give me a chance to learn in ur countery ur country will safe from all natural diasaters !!!!! so help ur countery !!

  18. I am an Ethiopian 17 years old undergraduate student with 12 years of education.I am really interested to study in the field of medicine.how can I apply?please help me.

  19. when is the deadline for recieving applications?

  20. i am studying in B.Sc 2nd year microbiology &want to study M.Sc in ,medical microbiology , i am having G.P 7.05 &Topper of my Class, our condition is poor , i am from India (Maharashtra) . please help me for my admission in India.

  21. I am studying school psychology in Ethiopia there is poor environment to me i want to join the university please help me

  22. Your support for developing countries is very nice…but how can we apply? I am from ethiopia…

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