Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP/GKS)

  • PHD, Master
  • per month

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP/GKS) is offered at Seoul National University.


International students applying for SNU’s graduate programs

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• Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 4 semesters for Master’s program and 6 semesters for Ph. D program • Living expenses • Airfare: one economy round trip • Korean language training fee: for one year

  • Korean language training is mandatory and when the student does not achieve TOPIK grade 3 within a year, she/he is not eligible to enter the degree program • Others: medical insurance, research fund, thesis printing fees, settlement and returning expenses


• University Recommendation Program: Applicants submit applications to SNU’s Office of Admission → The National Institute for International Education make the selection • Embassy Recommendation Program: Applications submit applications to Korean Embassies in their countries → The National Institute for International Education make the selection Application Period: February

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