GKS-G (Global Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees)

 

1. Program Objective

   The Korean Government Scholarship Program is designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students, with the aim of promoting international exchange in education, as well as mutual friendship amongst the participating countries.

 

2. Period of Scholarship

◦ Master’s: 1 yr. of Korean language + 2 yrs of a degree program

◦ Doctoral: 1 yr. of Korean language + 3 yrs of a regular degree program

                                                                                   

3. Eligibility 

◦ Applicants and their parents must hold non-Korean citizenship.

◦ Applicants must be under  40 years of age.

◦ Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

◦ Applicants must maintain a grade point average higher than 2.64 / 4.00.

 

4. Required Documentation

◦ Application Form

◦ Personal Statement

◦ Statement of Purpose

◦ 2 Letters of Recommendation

◦ GKS Application Agreement

◦ Personal Medical Assessment

◦ Bachelor’s Diploma or Certificate of Degree 

◦ Bachelor’s Transcript

◦ Master’s Diploma or Certificate of Degree (For Doctoral course)

◦ Master’s Transcript (For Doctoral course) 

◦ Applicant’s Proof of Citizenship

◦ Parents’ Proof of Citizenship 

◦ Resume

5. Scholarship

◦ Airfare: Round-trip economy class ticket 

◦ Settlement Allowance : 200,000 KRW (once)

◦ Monthly Allowance: 900,000 KRW

◦ Research Allowance

◦ Language Training Fees: Fully covered

◦ Degree Tuition

◦ Dissertation Printing Fee

◦ Medical Insurance: 20,000 KRW

◦ Korean Proficiency Grant: 100,000 KRW per month

◦ Degree Completion Grant: 100,000 KRW

 

6. Application Deadline: Mid-March

7. Place of Submission: The Chicago Korean Education Center,  9935 Capitol Drive, Wheeling, IL 60090

8. GKS-G official website: www.studyinkorea.go.kr -> Scholarships -> GKS Notice

Chicago Korean Education Center

Consulate General of Republic of Korea

9935 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090

NBC Tower Suite 2700

455 N Cityfront Plaza Dr

Chicago, IL 60714

kec.chicago@gmail.com  /  847-777-8830

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