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Deadline: Deadline: Always Open15-Mar-2015
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AwardMonthly Allowance, Tuition/admission fees are waived by the host institution, Medical Insurance.
EligibilityBachelor , Master Degree
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

[Office in charge]

GKS Team under the Department Global H.R.D.

[Graduate Program]

[Undergraduate Program]


 On line applications are invited from Indian nationals through MHRD's website for nominations of Korean Government Scholarship tenable from 1st September 2015 to study at a Korean University or Institution as designated by NIIED. Eight (8) nominations are to be sent to the Korean Government for final selection which is to be made by them. Only five Scholarships are to be awarded. Applicants are advised to visit Korean Government Scholarship Programme (KGSP) website i.e. for details of the scholarship. Scholarship would be available for studies in the followings:

  1. Bio-technology
  2. Agriculture.
  3. Korean Language & Literature

Value of Scholarship: 

  1. Monthly Allowance:  900,000 won (KRW) per month
  2. Research Allowance: 210,000 won for students in humanities and social sciences; 240,000 won for students in natural and mechanic sciences, per semester.
  3. Relocation (Settlement) Allowance: 200,000 won.
  4. Language Training Fee: Full coverage
  5. Tuitions:  all admission fees are waived by the host institution (university).  The tuition is paid by NIIED.
  6. Dissertation Printing Costs: 500,000 ~ 800,000 won, depending on the actual costs.
  7. Medical Insurance: 20,000 won per month will be provided (limited coverage).
  8. Special funding for scholars who are proficient in the Korean Language (TOPIK Level 5 or 6): 100,000 won per month (commencing from the degree program)

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of August 31st, 2015 for applying for Master’s degree or Doctoral degree respectively. Equivalent foreign degree will be considered.

Note: Candidates who have received Korean Scholarship at any time are not eligible.

Age:    Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of September 1st, 2015 (born after September 1st, 1975).

Duration of scholarship:

  • Master’s (01.09.2015-31.08.2018) : 1 year of Korean Language+ 2 years of Master’s.
  • Doctoral (01.09.2015-31.08.2019) : 1 year of Korean Language+ 3 years of Doctoral.

Airfare:  Payment for Round-trip economy class ticket will be made by NIIED, Government of Korea. Any kind of travelling allowance will not be made by Government of India.

How can you apply ?

Last Date for submission of online application: 

Application can be submitted on-line at the website by 15.03.2015. It is advised to visit Korean Government Scholarship Programme (KGSP) website i.e. before applying for details.

 Documents to be uploaded

i)    Copy of marks sheet of Bachelors degree or equivalent for applying for masters and copy of Masters or equivalent for applying for Doctoral (Ph.D).

ii)   Transcript from university/institution. If the transcript is not indicated in grades/marks/scores format, or is difficult to convert into percentage, attachment of official explanation from the attended institution is required.

iii)  Copy of date of birth certificate/ class 10th certificate bearing date of birth or other equivalent documents.

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