Fully Funded Korean Government Scholarship 2018-2019

Applications are currently ongoing for a Fully Funded  Korean Government Scholarship.The Korean Government in her commitment to promote and support education is providing Korean Government Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries 2018-2019.

Applicants whom are from such countries are welcome to Apply for the 2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries

Korea currently top the World’s Chart of the Best World Study Abroad Destination. Most of their Scholarships are Fully Funded, Students Visa Requirements very easy to meet up . Truely South Korean is a place to Study Abroad Free in 2018. The 2018/2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries is just an avenue to showcase their rich cultural arms.

Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) Objectives

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide


The Korean Government Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship funded and managed by the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED), a branch of the Ministry of Education in South Korea. This scholarship provides non-Korean scholars with the funding and opportunity to conduct undergraduate or postgraduate level studies in South Korea after completing one year of intensive Korean language studies.


NIIED is  an executive agency under the Ministry of Education, It plays a leading role in strengthening national competitiveness by developing international human resources among overseas Koreans, exchanging students under national government scholarship programs, and providing educational administrative services.


Institute that administers Korean government’s scholarship programs

NIIED hosts outstanding overseas students through the Global Korea Scholarship program, to support them to achieve their goals and to improve their living conditions.

Institute that leads and supports the education for overseas Koreans

NIIED provides Korean textbooks and materials for overseas Koreans to study their mother language through KOSNET in order to strengthen their national identity and to enhance their learning aptitude to study in universities located in Korea

Institute that reinforces the usage of the Korean language through administrating Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)

NIIED expands the usage of the Korean language by administering the Korean language ability test in Korea and abroad for non-Korean residents.

Institute that carries out the exchange of international education

NIIED supports international exchange programs such as the Korean-Japanese students exchange program, Korean-Japanese high school student language exchange program and Korean-Chinese students exchange program.

Institute that supports overseas students and managing overseas human resources

NIIED administers ‘Study in Korea’, one of the Korean government’s top priority projects and manages the body of scholarship recipients through the database system HURIK

Institute that administers the EPIK (English Program in Korea) and TaLK (Teach and Learn in Korea) programs

NIIED supports foreign language education in public schools by hosting English native speaking teachers through the EPIK and TaLK programs.

Institute that increases customer satisfaction through continuous evaluation, improvement and innovation

NIIED is credited as the ‘2012 Top Institute for Developing Human Resources in the Public Sector’ for customers’ satisfaction


This scholarship provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate, masters and PhD programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.

Level/ Field of Study:

korean scholarship for international students is designed for Bachelors, Masters and PhD and should be Studying in any of the Courses offered at one of the 60 participating Korean higher institutions

Host Nationality:

korean scholarship for international students is hosted by the Korean  Government

Eligible Nationalities:

korean scholarship for international students is  designed for Applicants from international Countries.

China, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Turkey, USA, Ethiopia, Colombia, Nepal, Senegal, Bangladesh, Ukraine, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Egypt, Tanzania, Germany, France, Dominica, Chile, Iran, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Gabon, Romania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech, Guatemala, Ecuador, Algeria, Yemen, Uganda, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Ghana, Georgia, Greece, GuineaGuinea-BissauNigeriaRepublic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, RwandaLibya, Lithuania, Moldavia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Brunei, Serbia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Slovenia, Armenia, Argentina, Haïti, Ireland, Afghanistan, Angola, Oman, Austria, Uruguay, Iraq, Israel, ZambiaCameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan

Scholarship Benefits:

The Scholarship covers a lot of  goodies. These Include the Following: 

  • Flight
  • Tuition
  • Stipend
  • Medical Insurance
  • Settlement Allowance
  • Completion Grants

2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarship Requirements:

Both an applicant and his/her parents must be citizens of their country of origin.
Applicants should not hold Korean citizenship.– Applicants should have adequate health, both mentally and physically, to stay in a foreign country for a long time.
– Should be under 25 years of age at the date of entrance. (Undergraduate)
– Should be under 40 years of age at the date of entrance. (Graduate)
– Have finished or be scheduled to finish formal education of all elementary, middle, high school courses by the date of arrival. (Undergraduate)– Possess a grade point average (G.P.A.) above 80% from the last educational institution attended.
– Hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
Applicants who have previously achieved in any undergraduate program, master’s program, or doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.However, a former or current KGSP scholar who hold the overall grade of 90% or above can reapply to this program once either through the embassy or university track.

How to Apply for the 2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarship: 

Applicants submit their applications either to the Korean Embassies around the world or to the partnering universities in Korea. Applications (Embassy, University) are expected from:

  • Graduate: February 2018 to  March 2018
  • Undergraduate: September 2018 to October 2018 (To open in September 2018)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details about this scholarship.

Sponsors: The Korean Government, National Institute for International Education (NIIED).

Application Deadline:

  • Graduate: February 2018 to  March 2018
  • Undergraduate: September 2018 to October 2018 (To open in September 2018)

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