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Scholarships in South Korea For Pakistani Students

Scholarships in South Korea

Why Study in South Korea?

If you get chance during your studies to study abroad than put Korea at top of your list. Exchange programmes are very popular in every country and university, it is a good chance to step out and join one of the Korean university.

South Korea is a beautiful and exhilarating country but unfortunately, it is not very popular destinations for students.  The Korean educational institutes are not same as other. The Korean youth is not only studying there subjects in the universities but they learn different courses after their university classes to improve their skills. That is why they are very intelligent and up to date. This is the reason that the Korean universities are among the best in Asia.

If you attend the universities of Korea you will the dedication of education, and the level of education is very high. Their universities will inspire you in so many ways. Normally educational expenses are quite high in any university. But study in Korea is not going to cost you high. The accommodations, food and transportation cost is very cheap in Korea. The only highest expense you should be worried about in studying Korea is your plane ticket.

Korean Government Scholarship Program

The main purpose of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for international students to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate and graduate programs at well-known institutions of Korea. The government of Korea is providing around 170 person’s opportunity to get undergraduate courses and 700 persons will get a scholarship in graduate courses. The students who get this scholarship are required to take Korean language training courses for at least one year.

Application Procedure

Time line



Announcement released

Sept. in the year prior to planned studies in Korea

Feb. in the year of planned studies in Korea

Recommend candidates
(Korean Embassies, designated universities)

Oct.-Nov. in the year prior to planned studies in Korea

Mar.-Apr. in the year of planned studies in Korea

Results released

Jan. in the year of planned studies in Korea

June in the year of planned studies in Korea

Arrival in Korea

Late Feb. in the year of planned studies in Korea

Late Aug. in the year of planned studies



  • The applicant parents should be citizens of their country origin.
  • Candidates should not hold Korean citizenship.
  • Candidates should be healthy no medical issues he faces, both mentally and physically, to stay in a foreign country for a long time.
  • Must be under 25 years of age at the date of entrance. (Undergraduate)
  • Must be under 40 years of age at the date of entrance. (Graduate)
  • Have finished all previous studies before the date of arrival. (Undergraduate)
  • Have a grade point average (G.P.A.) more than 80% from the last educational institution attended.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or a Master's degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
  • However, a former or current KGSP scholar who holds the overall grade of 90% or above can reapply to this program once either through the embassy or university track.


List of Universities who provide Scholarship to International Students

Seoul National University

Yonsei University

Korea University


Hanyang University

Kyung Hee University

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Sogang University


Inha University


Chung Ang University

Sejong University

Konkuk University

University of Seou


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