Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) for international students

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2022 Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) | Fully Funded Grad and Under-grad degrees 3

Looking for a fully financed scholarship for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees, as well as Postdoctoral and Professorial short visits?

The Korean government’s Global Korea Scholarship initiative tends to benefit 1478 international students coming to Korea in 2022 for undergraduate and graduate studies, as well as postdoctoral fellows and professorial brief visits.



Global Korea Scholarships program intend to give international students with opportunities to study in Korean higher education institutions in pursuit of academic degrees, enhancing international education exchange and deepening mutual goodwill between Korea and participating countries.

In 2010, the Korean Government Scholarship Programs were combined and renamed Global Korea Scholarship (Global Korea Scholarship)


GKS Undergraduate and Graduate, Postdoc full benefits and application guidelines :

The below pdf file contains the full scholarship details, including scholarship funding, eligibility requirements, FAQ, how to apply, visa application and everything you need to know.

Go to the Official GKS website for VISA application guidelines :


Important Notice before submitting application :

  • Applicants must check each university’s extra restrictions or eligibility requirements.
  • Please check whether each university/department has any additional eligibility requirements.
  • Please be aware of any extra restrictions that each university/department may have imposed.
  • If you do not meet this requirement or do not enroll in university, your scholarship may be revoked, and you will be have to return to your home country on your own dime, despite having completed the Korean language program.
  • Please check if each university/department has imposed any further restrictions (e.g., enrollment term).
  • Scholars whose program is delayed (for example, returning after a leave of absence) should check to see if their degree program is only offered for a limited time.
  • Scholars, for example, cannot resume their program in March if it begins in September alone.

How to apply for GKS Scholarship / VISA

Download the application form below and visit GKS official website for application guidelines and submission.


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