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GOVERNMENT INVITATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
According to the terms of cultural and educational exchange agreements, the Korean government selects international students and offers them scholarships in the interests of stimulating educational exchange and promoting friendly relations internationally.
Beginning with the first semester, tuition is waived for students who are selected as government scholarship students, and master's students receive tuition support for four semesters, while doctorate students receive support for five semesters. In addition, students receive monthly support from the National Institute for International Education Development so that they may focus on their studies.
+ Asia: Japan, China, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Laos, Israel
+ Europe: Russia, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Poland, Netherlands, Finland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Austria, Portugal, Serbia and Montenegro, Ireland, Germany
+ Africa: Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Algeria, Lebanon, Afghanistan
+ Australasia: Australia
+ North, South America: Canada, Argentina, Venezuela
+ Through the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the National Institute for International Education Development commissions overseas embassies to select scholarship candidates
+ Selection of scholarship candidates through discussion between overseas embassies and country of residence: acceptance of application and selection screening
+ Selection of scholarship student through the National Institute for International Education Development's selection committee
+ The National Institute for International Education Development informs selection results through the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
+ Because the selection process is conducted through each country's Korean embassy, application documents should be turned in to the respective embassies. Inquiries about the selection process schedule should be made towards the end of December.
National Institute for International Education Development
Division of International Exchange
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