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Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018

KGSP 2018 - Korean Government Scholarship Program

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13 October 2017

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About KGSP 2018

Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 is being offered by the Government of the Republic of Korea for the applicants of 64 countries in the world. The Korean Government Scholarship Program is for the applicants who have completed high school degree with minimum 80% CGPA or equivalent percentage. The main objective of the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 is to provide opportunities to study at the higher educational institution in Korea to the international students. This page has the details about Korean Government Scholarship Programme 2018

The scholarship will contribute to promoting the international exchange in education by selecting 95 Scholars from around 64 Countries across the globe. The eligible Indian students can submit the application form latest by 13 October 2017.

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Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 Dates


Events

Dates

Korean Government Scholarship application ends

13 October 2017

Korean Government Scholarship 1st round of selection

September and October 2017

Korean Government Scholarship 1st round selected candidates application documents to be forwarded to NIIED

3 November 2017

Korean Government Scholarship 2nd round of selection

17 November 2017

Korean Government Scholarship submission of passport copy by the applicants passed in 2nd round

6 December 2017

Korean Government Scholarship 3rd round of selection

27 November to 28 December 2017

Korean Government Scholarship final result of the selected candidates

5 January 2018

Korean Government Scholarship entry of the selected applicants in Korea

21 February 2018

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KGSP 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Any
Region Global
Class/ Age Less than 25 years old
Details The applicants wish to apply for Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 must fulfil the following criteria mentioned below;
  • Education Qualification: The applicants should have or expected to complete a high school education as on 1 March 2018. The candidates who have already completed graduation are not eligible to apply. The applicants must have the cumulative grade point of minimum 80% or equal percentage.
  • Age: The candidates should be aged less than 25 years old on 1 March 2018.
  • Health: The applicants must be healthy both physically and mentally. However, the applicants who are disabled but good in mental and physical health are eligible to apply for Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018.
  • The scholars must take the mandatory Korean language training at a language institution which is designed by NIIED. The scholars have to attain a certain level on TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) before the completion of the 1-year Korean language program.
  • The applicants who have proficiency in the Korean or English language will be given preference.
  • Eligible Country/Citizenship: The eligible countries with the reservation quota are given below:


Note: 1 placement is reserved for overseas Koreans within each of the highlighted country's scholarship quota.

KGSP 2018 Reward

The applicants will be selected for the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 will be avail the following benefits of scholarship program from 1 March 2018 to 28 February 2023 (1-year language + 4-year degree program):

Particulars

Amount

Monthly stipend

800,000 KRW

Tuition fee

Up to 5 million KRW

Settlement allowance

200,000 KRW

Economy class aeroplane ticket or airfare

As per the airfare

Scholarship completion grant

100,000 KRW

Medical insurance

Health insurance of major accident and illness

Korean proficiency grant

100,000 KRW

KGSP 2018 Application form and Process

The eligible students who are keen to get selected for the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 have to first apply offline. The applicants can download the application form on the official website of MHRD, Government of India at https://www.mhrd.gov.in. The applicants can also download the application form directly by clicking the link given on this page. To submit the offline application form, the applicants have to follow the instructions given below.

Click here to Download the application form

  • First, the candidates have to download the MS word file of the application form on the official website or directly on this page.
  • Thereafter, the candidates have to fill the application form and all required certificate formats by providing the information asked in there.
  • The candidates will also have to choose 3 different universities and write their choice in form 1, 4 and 5.
  • The candidates must mention their mailing address with postal code in the application form.

Documents Required for Korean Government Scholarship Application Form

The applicants have to submit 3 set of the photocopies of the original documents and 1 set of original documents:

  • Completed application form
  • NIIED pledge
  • Personal statement
  • Study plan
  • 2 recommendation letters (must be recommended by the 2 separate recommenders)
  • Completed self-medical assessment
  • Certificate of High school
  • High school grade transcript
  • Certificate of citizenship of the applicant and parents
  • Award certificate (optional)
  • Certificate of proficiency in Korean or English language
  • Certificate of health
  • Copy of the passport
  • Overseas Korean proof documents and supporting documents which indicates the generation status

Application Submission

The applicants can fill and submit the Korean Government Scholarship Program 2018 application form only through offline mode. After filling the all 4 set of the application form, the applicants have to place 1 sets of the original copy and 3 sets of photocopies of it along with other documents in a separate envelope and have to send it latest by 13 October 2017. The applicants have to send the application form directly to the embassy of the Republic of Korea at the address given below:

Ms So-Yeon Park (political Counsellor),
Embassy of the Republic of Korea,
9 Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri Extension,
New Delhi-110021

KGSP 2018 Selection Process

The selection process of the deserving applicant would be conducted in total 3 rounds which are mentioned below:

  • First Round: 1st round of the selection process will be conducted by the Korean embassy. Each Korean embassy will announce the call for the applicants. Each Korean embassy will verify the submitted documents and will conduct the interview.
  • Second Round: NIIED will conduct the 2nd round of selection process through a selection committee. The result of the second round of selection will be announced by NIIED on its website and the selected candidates will have to submit the passport copy and the certificate of health.
  • Third Round: The 3rd round of selection will be conducted by the Korean Universities. NIIED will forward the application document of the selected candidates to the Universities. Each university will conduct the final round of review of admission and will also notify the selected candidates.

Click here for Korean Government Scholarship Program Brochure

KGSP 2018 Contact Details

Ms So-Yeon Park (political Counsellor),
Embassy of the Republic of Korea,
9 Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri Extension,
New Delhi-110021

Phone: 011-42007000

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