The Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships 2024 in South Korea are open for applications. The GKS Bachelors Scholarship 2024-2025 is open to all international students from all over the world. Anyone who wants to get an undergraduate degree from one of Korea’s best universities can apply for a scholarship from the Korean government. This scholarship will pay for the brightest students to finish their education in Korea. The award is offered for the 2023–2024 school year. Apply for the Open Door Russian Scholarship 2024 (funded) as well.
Under the GKS Scholarship, almost any academic area or major can be used to get a bachelor’s degree. Using University Track, 100 awards will be given to the chosen candidates. The grant will pay for all of the costs of going to Korea to study. The scholarship lasts for 5 years, which includes 1 year of language study and 4 years of getting a degree.
For each embassy and university, there is a different way to apply and a different date. You have to get in touch with them to find out more about this. But most of the time, the date is in September or early October.
Details of Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships in South Korea
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Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships 2024 in South Korea for International Students is a full scholarship to study abroad. It will cover all of the costs. Here’s what you need to know:
- A complete tuition fee will be given.
- Living Allowance
- Airfare Tickets
- Resettlement Allowance
- Medical Insurance
- Research Support
- Printing Costs (Dissertation)
- Completion Grant
- Language Courses
- Award for Excellent Korean Language Proficiency
List of Available Study Fields for GKS Scholarship
Applicants can choose any field of study from the list below:
- Liberal Arts & Social Science
- Natural Science
- Entertainment & Sports
Participating Universities List
Bachelor’s Degree (8 Universities):
- Ajou University
- Konyang University
- Kookmin University
- Korea Polytechnic University
- Korea University of Technology and Education
- Pusan National University
- Sogang University
- Soonchunhyang University
Associate Degree (2 Universities):
- Kyungbok University
- Yeungjin University
- Applicants and their parents can apply for a Korean scholarship even if neither of them is Korean.
- Korean citizens and people with dual citizenship (citizenship of both Korea and another country) are not allowed to apply.
- Must be younger than 25 (born on or after September 1, 1999).
- The applicant must have a high school diploma by August 31, 2024, or be on track to finish by August 31, 2024.
- If you want to study full-time or do research in Korea, you must be mentally and physically healthy.
Those who want to apply for Korean Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships must send the following documents:
- Application Form
- Personal Statement
- Study Plan
- Letters of Recommendation
- GKS Applicants Agreement
- Personal Medical Assessment
- Certificate of High School Graduation
- High School Transcripts
- Proof of Citizenship
- Parents’ Proof of Citizenship
Each Korean embassy or university that accepts applications sets the deadline for the Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships 2024 in South Korea. All people who want to apply for GKS must find out when the deadline is by calling the local embassy or university.
About GKS Scholarship Tracks
Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships in Korea can be applied for in one of the following ways:
University Track: Total Awards: 176
Natural science and engineering majors are the only ones who can take the Regional University Track. Those who want to use the University Track to apply to GKS must send their forms to the university they want to attend.
Those who want to apply for the university track must choose “general” when asked what type of entry they are making.
Embassy Track: Total Awards: 86
How to Apply for Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships?
For the Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships 2024, applicants can choose between the University Track and the Embassy Track. You must finish the process. Here are the steps in detail:
Apply directly to the University or Embassy:
You have to pick one school from the list of schools given above and apply to that school. Your university will recommend you and send your application to NIIED, which will make the final choice. Or they can use the Korean Embassy in your country to apply. The link to the official ad is given below
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Eligibility Criteria for Global Korea Undergraduate Scholarships
Applicants and their parents can apply for a Korean scholarship even if neither of them is Korean.
Korean citizens and people with dual citizenship (citizenship of both Korea and another country) are not allowed to apply.
Must be younger than 25 (born on or after September 1, 1999).
The applicant must have a high school diploma by August 31, 2024, or be on track to finish by August 31, 2024.
If you want to study full-time or do research in Korea, you must be mentally and physically healthy.