Korean Scholarship Program 2021 (Fully Funded)

Korean Scholarship

Applications for Korean Scholarship 2021 for graduate students are now open. Korean Government offers many Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students to study in Korea.

This scholarship program is especially for international students in Korea at graduate level. The intention of this program is also to strengthen friendship between Korea and other countries.

Korean Scholarship:

This is one of the best Scholarship Program to Study Free in Korea. The aim of this Opportunity is to promote the International Exchange in education by providing higher educational institutions in Korea.

This Scholarship Program allows you to work in Korea. So must apply in this Fully Funded Korean Scholarship program.  You can also apply for another program Master Scholarship at Queensland University

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Details of the Korean Scholarship 2020:

  • Host: Korean Government
  • Location: South Korea
  • Program: Scholarship Program
  • Opportunity: Fully Funded
  • Number of Awards: 1276
  • Deadline: Each university has a different deadline

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Here are the benefits of the 2020 Global Korean Scholarship:

  1. Your travel ticket will be paid for along with your return ticket as well
  2. An allowance of 200,000 won will be given
  3. Your one year Korean language classes will be paid for
  4. Your degree will be fully covered
  5. Medical insurance of 20,000 won will be provided as well
  6. Degree completion grant of 100,000 won will be offered for GKS scholars
  7. There will be a Korean Proficiency Grants of 100,000 won for special GKS scholars

Available Universities:

  1. Academy of Korean Studies
  2. Ajou University, Chung-Ang University
  3. Dankook University
  4. Ewha Women’s University
  5. Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)
  6. Hanyang University, Incheon National University
  7. Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  8. Inha University, Konkuk University
  9. Kookmin University
  10. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  11. Korea Development Institute (KDI School)
  12. Korea Polytechnic University
  13. Korea University
  14. Kyung Hee University
  15. Myongji University
  16. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
  17. Sangmyung University
  18. Seoul National University
  19. Seoul National University of Science and Technology (Seoul Tech)
  20. Sogang University
  21. Sookmyung Women’s University
  22. Soongsil University
  23. Sungkyunkwan University
  24. Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
  25. University of Seoul
  26. Yonsei University
  27. Busan University of Foreign Studies
  28. Chonnam National University
  29. Chungbuk National University
  30. Chungnam National University
  31. Daegu University
  32. Daejeon University
  33. Dong-a University
  34. Dongseo University
  35. Gyeongsang National University
  36. Handong Global University
  37. Hannam University
  38. Hanseo University
  39. Hoseo University
  40. Inje University
  41. Jeju National University
  42. Jeonju University
  43. Jeonbuk National University
  44. Kangwon National University
  45. Keimyung University
  46. Kongju National University
  47. Konyang University
  48. Kumoh National Institute of Technology
  49. Kyungpook National University
  50. Namseoul University
  51. Pai Chai University
  52. Pukyong National University
  53. Pusan National University
  54. Semyung University
  55. Silla University
  56. Soonchunhyang University
  57. Sunchon National University
  58. Sun Moon University
  59. University of Ulsan
  60. Woosuk University
  61. Yeungnam University

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to apply for this global scholarship, you must be eligible by the following criteria:

  • You must not be a Korean citizen
  • You must also not be a dual citizenship holder
  • You must be under 40 years of age as of September 1st, 2020
  • If you are under the age of 45 years and you are an Official Development Assistance recipient, you are eligible for the scholarship
  • You must have a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s or a PhD by August 31st 2020
  • If you have a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or PhD from a Korean institute, you are not eligible
  • If you have studied in Korea before, you are eligible
  • You GPA must be one of the following: 2.64/4 or  2.80/4.3  or 2.91/4.5 or 3.23/5
  • You must submit a Personal Medical Assessment form
  • You must be in a good condition, physically and mentally for the full duration of the degree


Each university has a different deadline

How to Apply for the Korean Scholarship:

Check The Official Links and Download Application Form, Guidlines etc:

Official Link: Click Here


Q. When is the deadline?

Each university has a different deadline. You can check with relevant agency and university. It is expected to be around mid or late March 2021.

Best of Luck ❤️😘

Full Opportunities Network highly Encourage Students/Youth to apply in this Korean Scholarship program. We wish you all the best and feel free to contact us via email or Online Chat in case of any queries or confusion! Let us help you succeed!

Last Updated: 2 Sept 2020