Korean Government Scholarships for Developing Countries in 2021

This is to inform all interested applicant in developing countries that the Korean Government Scholarships has started receiving an application for the 2021 intake.

The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is designed to provide international students with opportunities to conduct advanced studies in undergraduate & graduate programs at higher educational institutions in the Republic of Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries.

Eligibility Requirements for Korean Government Scholarships

To be eligible for the Korean Government Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirement;

  • Applicants and their parents must not be Korean citizenship.
  • Must be physically and mentally healthy for their studies in Korea.
  • The cumulative grade point average (CGPA) must be 80% or higher; or
    The CGPA must be 2.64/ 4.0, 2.80/ 4.3, 2.91/ 4.5, or 3.23/ 5.0 or higher.
  • The graduate must be under 40 years old.
  • Undergraduate must be under 25 years old

Eligible Countries: 

The Korean Government Scholarship is open to students from the following countries:

  • China,
  • Japan,
  • Russia,
  • Cambodia,
  • Mongolia,
  • Vietnam,
  • Mexico,
  • India,
  • Indonesia,
  • Thailand,
  • Laos,
  • Malaysia,
  • Philippines,
  • Kazakhstan,
  • Myanmar,
  • Chinese
  • Taipei,
  • Uzbekistan,
  • Turkey,
  • USA, 
  • Ethiopia,
  • Colombia,
  • Nepal, 
  • Senegal,
  • Bangladesh,
  • Ukraine,
  • New Zealand,
  • Sri Lanka, 
  • Morocco,
  • Azerbaijan,
  • El Salvador, 
  • Egypt, 
  • Tanzania,
  • Germany,
  • France,
  • Dominica,
  • Chile,
  • Iran,
  • Canada, 
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo,
  • Kyrgyzstan,
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Singapore,
  • Pakistan, 
  • Gabon,
  • Romania,
  • Belarus,
  • Bulgaria,
  • Slovakia,
  • The United Kingdom,
  • Czech,
  • Guatemala,
  • Ecuador, 
  • Algeria,
  • Yemen, 
  • Uganda,
  • Belize,
  • Honduras,
  • Italy, 
  • Tunisia,
  • The United Arab Emirates,
  • Poland, 
  • Ghana,
  • Georgia,
  • Greece, 
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa, 
  • Netherlands,
  • Nicaragua,
  • The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, 
  • Rwanda
  • Libya,
  • Lithuania,
  • Moldavia,
  • Bahrain,
  • Barbados,
  • The Bahamas,
  • Venezuela,
  • Bolivia, 
  • Burkina Faso,
  • Brazil, Brunei,
  • Serbia,
  • Seychelles, 
  • Sudan,
  • Sweden,
  • Slovenia,
  • Armenia,
  • Argentina,
  • Haïti,
  • Ireland,
  • Afghanistan, 
  • Angola,
  • Oman,
  • Austria,
  • Uruguay,
  • Iraq,
  • Israel, 
  • Zambia
  • Cameroon,
  • Qatar, 
  • Kenya,
  • Costa Rica, 
  • Cote d’Ivoire,
  • Croatia,
  • Tajikistan,
  • Turkmenistan,
  • Panama,
  • Paraguay,
  • Papua New Guinea,
  • Peru,
  • Fiji,
  • Hungary,
  • Australia,
  • Jordan

Number of Scholarships

  • KGSP Undergraduate: around 170 grantees will be awarded annually
  • KGSP Graduate: around 700 grantees will be awarded annually

Scholarship Worth: 

The Korean Government Scholarship cover the following for successful applicant.

  • Flight
  • Tuition fee
  • Stipend
  • Medical Insurance
  • Settlement Allowance
  • Completion Grants

The Scholarship is to be taken at any Korean Universities.

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate and Graduate

How To Apply to Korean Government Scholarship 2020.

To submit your application to the Korean Government Scholarship board, each applicant must visit the Embassy office in their respective countries.

If you can’t reach out to the Korean Embassy in your home country then visit the Korean University website you wish to enroll.

Application Deadline:

Applicants submit their applications either to the Korean Embassies around the world or to the partnering universities in Korea.

Applications (Embassy, University) are expected from:

  • Undergraduate: 1st September 2020 to October 2020
  • Graduate: 1st February 2021 to March 2021

Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

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