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Scholarships in South Korea for International Students

South Korea is one of the most advanced countries in the world. This country saw a spectacular rise from poor agriculture-based economy to one of the most high-tech country of the world, and has attracted so many tourists and foreigners. The educational system of South Korea is no exception. South Korea has almost 29 educational institutions which are ranked in the QS World University Ranking 2021.

South Korea promises a bright future for international students who wish to work there after graduating from top universities South Korea. South Korea has hosted almost 68,000 international students in the academic year of 2020. With the increasing number of international students the number of scholarships which this country offers to international students is also increasing which will surely help in bearing study expenses of the deserving students from all around the world.


Global Korea Scholarship 2021

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide international students with opportunities to pursue advances studies in undergraduate and graduate programs in higher educational institutions of South Korea. To apply for this scholarship student must have taken Korean language training courses for one whole year. Both parents of the candidate should have citizenship of their country of origin. Whereas the candidate should not be a Korean citizenship. Candidate average GPA should be above 80%, moreover the candidate must be a bachelor’s or master’s level degree holder upon the date of arrival. Age limit is under 25 years for Masters and under 40 for PhD.


Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) Scholarships

This scholarship is offered to international students to pursue two year Master’s, and four year Ph.D. degree programs at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology. To apply for this scholarship program applicant must provide a proof of English language proficiency, applicants are also required to provide the following required documents including an ID card, a passport photo in JPG format, a CV, academic records/transcripts, and two Letters of Recommendation. Candidate should also have an excellent academic record. The application process should be done online.


Koreatech International Postdoctoral programme

Korea University of Technology and Education (Koreatech)  is inviting foreign applicants for a Postdoctoral position. This program is funded by National Research Foundation in Korea and offers a postdoctoral position at the School of Mechatronics Engineering. This program allows applicants to work after completion and candidates can earn up to 30 million won per year. To apply for this scholarship program applicant must provide an English Language proficiency, moreover candidate must have strong publication records, skill in either MEMS/electronics or polymer materials with the synthesis of carbon-based materials/polymer and he should have a PhD in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Chemistry or Material Science.


Ghent University Global Campus

This scholarship is offered to international students by inviting the outstanding applicants for Fully-Funded PhD international awards in Physical Chemistry. This funding programme is offered to international students who desire to undertake a PhD research degree programme at the Ghent University Global Campus.

In order to apply for this scholarship applicant should take admission in PhD research degree and the application must be sent to Prof. Serge Zhuiykov, along with the application documents like application letter, CV, publications list, copies of degrees and overview of the study results must be attached. All these documents should be in the form of one PDF file. Student must also have a strong academic record along with English language proficiency.


Jeonbuk National University International Scholarship

The international scholarship is offered to candidate who will pursue any undergraduate degree programme available at Jeonbuk National University. This program offers 25% to 100% fee reduction for international students. To apply for this scholarship all the candidates are required to provide the following documents: Pre-qualification degree, copies of academic transcripts, certificates of English language proficiency, a statement, and a copy of passport. A high school diploma is also required for enrolling in the undergraduate program along with the English language proficiency.


Kyungpook National University International Graduate Scholarship

Kyungpook National University is inviting international students from all around the world to apply for its Graduate programme. This scholarship is exclusively offered to students who want to pursue a degree in master & doctoral programs for the academic year of 2020-2021. This funding program helps students by covering their study expenses. All the students will be automatically selected for this scholarship after getting enrolled in the selected course. The candidate is required to submit the following documents like Pre-qualification degree, copies of academic transcripts and award, certificates of English language proficiency, a statement and a copy of passport. English Language Proficiency is also required. The application requirements can vary for every course.

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