Korea University Graduate School Scholarships for International Students 2023

Applications are now open for selected candidates who are eligible to apply for the Korea University Graduate School Scholarships for international students who wish to register for a degree program at the University.

Korea University offers many Graduate School Scholarships for graduate students. The scholarship allows graduate level programs in the field of all subjects taught at Korea University.


Scholarship Sponsors: Korea University, Korea

Scholarship Type: Academic Award

Host institutions: Korea University, Korea

Scholarship Worth: 100% of admission and tuition fees, Living support fees

Number of awards: Enough

Level of education: PhD

Nationality: International Students


See also: TaiwanICDF International Higher Education Scholarship 2023 | Fully Funded

Korea University Graduate School Scholarships | Details

Korea University offers many graduate school scholarships for international students who wish to enroll in a degree program at the University.

  • Global Leader Scholarship (Type A Scholarship)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship (Type B Scholarship)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Scholarship (Type C Scholarship)

Living support cost (500,000 KRW per month) will be transferred to the student’s bank account registered on the KU portal

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for Korea University Graduate School Scholarships, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be international students
  • Applicants with TOEFL Home Edition and IELTS Home Test (Index) are NOT accepted.
  • If native English speakers (or applicants who have completed their study program (Bachelor’s or higher) in English-speaking countries) would like to apply for one of these scholarships, the original copy of the TOEFL iBT test, Academic IELTS, New TEPS or TOPIK score is mandatory.
  • The College of Medicine will award Scholarship for international students scholarship C ONLY.
  • These scholarship benefits are only for the first semester after enrollment. For continued scholarship support, students must apply and be selected for scholarships each semester. Prospective students are selected based on GPA for each semester as enrolled students from the second semester.
  • Students are not allowed to be awarded these scholarships with other scholarships such as Global Korea Scholarship or Foundation Scholarship at the same time.
  • Business Analytics (BA) in Business Administration Candidate cannot apply for the above scholarship.

Also Apply: Irish Government International Education Scholarships 2023/2024 (Fully Funded)

Application Procedures

How to apply: Interested applicants seeking the Korea University Graduate School Scholarships must apply online for the scholarship awards.

International students can apply for this scholarship when they apply for admission to Korea University if they meet the requirements. Both the admission assessment and the scholarship award assessment will take place automatically and at the same time.

Application deadline: Not set

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