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Scholarships

Entering Students

Eligibility

International undergraduate students with excellent scores in the document screening or from designated countries.

Number of recipients

Top certain percentage of entrants

Payments
Tuition fee
  • Scholarship A : full Tuition fee for 8 semesters.
  • Scholarship B : 50% of Tuition fee for 8 semesters.
Conditions to maintain the Scholarship Award
  • Students have to meet the condition of required GPA and credits in order to receive the scholarship continuously.

Selection Period : During every semester’s admission period for undergraduate international students.

Selection Procedure : Automatically selected without any application during the document screening period.

Contacts

The amount of scholarship varies depending on individual circumstances.
Scholarships are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the supporting organization.

Current Students

Eligibility
  • Merit Scholarship : International undergraduate students who have excellent academic records in the previous semester.
  • Academic Scholarship : International undergraduate students who have significant improvement of academic records in the previous semester
  • Need-Based Scholarship : International undergraduate students who is financially disadvantaged

Those who are receiving other kinds of scholarships that waives full tuition fee are not eligible to apply.

Number of recipients

Top certain percentage of international undergraduate students

Payments
Tuition fee
  • Merit Scholarship : full tuition fee for one semester
  • Academic Scholarship : 50% of Tuition Fee for one semester
  • Need-Based Scholarship : 50% of Tuition Fee for one semester
  • ※ Tuition deduction will be automatically applied on beneficiary's tuition bill of the following semester.
Selection Period : Every semester
  • First Semester : January 15 - January 30
  • Second Semester : July 15 - July 30
Application Procedure :
  • Merit Scholarship: automatically selected without any application.
  • Academic/Need-Based Scholarship: log in to KU portal ( http://portal.korea.ac.kr) → Scholarship Application → Select the scholarship type
※Need-Based Scholarship needs to submit
  • - Letter of Motivation (online application)
  • - supporting documents to KU Office of International Affairs (#301, Dongwon Global Leadership Hall)
Contacts

The amount of scholarship varies depending on individual circumstances.
Scholarships are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the supporting organization.

Entering Students

Eligibility

All areas offered by the universities designated by the National Institute for International Education.

Number of recipients

TBA

Payments
Tuition fee
8 semesters for Undergraduate Program, 4 semesters for Masters Program, 6 semesters for Ph. D Program.
Living expenses
800,000 KRW per month for undergraduate students, 900,000 KRW per month for graduate students.
Airfare
Economy round trip
Korean Language Training Fee : One year
orean Language Training is mandatory and the student must achieve TOPIK grade 3 within a year, to be eligible for the Degree Program.
Others
Medical insurance, research fund for graduate students, thesis printing fees, settlement and returning expenses.
Selection Period
Undergraduate Program in October, Graduate Grogram in January.
Selection Procedure
Applicants must choose one of the following application methods
Recommendation by university
Applications to KU Office of International Affairs → Selection by the National Institute for International Education.
Recommendation by Korean Embassies or Adoption Associations
Applications to Korean Embassies or Adoption Associations → Selection by the National Institute for International Education.
Contacts
National Institute for International Education ( http://www.niied.go.kr/eng/index.do)

The amount of scholarship varies depending on individual circumstances.
Scholarships are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the supporting organization.

Entering Students

Eligibility

Self-financed international students in their second, third and fourth year (Cumulative GPA and previous semester’s GPA must be over 80 out of 100).

Number of recipients

To be announced(TBA)

Payments
  • Approximately 6 million KRW (500,000 KRW per month).
  • Period: About 12 months.
  • Selection Period : February.
  • Selection Procedure
  • Submit documents to the Office of International Affairs -> National Institute for International Education -> Selection

Detailed information will be announced to the current students.
The amount of scholarship varies depending on individual circumstances.
Scholarship packages are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the supporting organization.