3 South Korean Scholarships You Must Apply To In 2022

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3 South Korean Scholarships You Must Apply To In 2022

As the year proceeds, the thrill of applying to your dream University must be giving you the high like never before. If you have your heart stuck at studying in South Korea but don’t know where to start, here is a list of scholarships that you must apply to in 2022.

Daewoong Foundation Scholarship Program for International Students (Daewoong Foundation)

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Every year, around April, Seoul National University accepts applications for the Daewoong Foundation Scholarship Program and applicants from all over the globe can apply. They must be interested in pursuing a Bachelor's program at the university.

Eligibility Criteria

●  International students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.
●  Students with fluency in Korean(TOPIK level 4 or above)
●  Students with an excellent understanding of Korean culture.
●  Students who have excellent academic achievements.

Benefits

●  One-time award of 2,000,000 KRW

●  Opportunity to have working experience at Daewoong Group, an advantage when applying for Daewoong Group after graduation.

Application Period

Around April every year.

Selection Procedure

Applicants submit documents to SNU’s Office of International Affairs → The Office makes the 1st selection → DAEWOONG Foundation conducts interviews → Decisions noticed

Application Details

Art Major Asian(AMA) Scholarship Program (Karts)

Art Major Asian(AMA) Scholarship Program (Karts)

With the goal of creating the upcoming elitists in the eld of art, The Korean National University of Arts (KARTs) initiated the Art Major Asian (AMA) Scholarship program promoting Asian art globally while providing full scholarship grants.

Eligibility Criteria

● Nationality: Only those who hold citizenship of OECD DAC Recipient Countries can apply.

● Academics

1. Applicants must have completed or be expected to have completed Secondary Education or a Bachelor's degree program prior to admission to K- Arts.

2. For a Bachelor's Degree Program, applicants must have a high school diploma. For a Master’s Degree Program, applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Bachelor’s degree.
3. Applicants who are expecting to graduate by 28th Feb 2023 must submit a certificate of expectant graduation when applying, and submit the official certificate of graduation (degree or diploma) to K-Arts no later than 28th Feb 2023.
4. Applicants expecting to graduate by 28th Feb 2023 need to prove that they are subject to the exemption for Korean Language training, holding TOPIK level 6. Otherwise, all final grantees need to join Korean Language training starting from November.
5. Language Requirement: Applicants need to meet the required Korean proficiency level that each department sets. A valid TOPIK score is necessary. Applicants who passed document screening without a valid TOPIK score are subject to take Korean Language Test run by K-Arts, however, its result will only be referred to as complementary material and won’t substitute the TOPIK score.
6. Artistic Talent: Submission of portfolios is required by each department unless it is mentioned otherwise (Portfolio not required) in order to assess the artistic talent in accordance with the curriculum.
7. Entry to Korea: Final Grantees are scheduled to arrive in Korea and take Korean language training before joining the degree program unless he/she already holds TOPIK level 6. All grantees are expected to enter Korea by the end of October while TOPIK level 6 holders can be exempted to join language training.

 

Benefits

●  Airfare: Airplane tickets (economy class) for entrance and graduation.

●  Monthly Allowance: 800,000 KRW per month.

●  Korean Language Training: 4-month intensive language training before the entrance.

●  Tuition: Full coverage (regular semesters).

●  Medical Insurance: Limited coverage.

Courses Available 

Undergraduates(B.A.), Graduates (M.A., and PhD)

Documents Required  

1.

Application

2.

Personal Statement

3.

Study Plan

4.

Personal Medical Assessment

5.

3 Letters of Recommendation

6.

Letter of Consent (Release of Information Form)

7.

Official High School Diploma(Certificate of prospective graduation) and Official Diploma Certificate (or Certificate of Completion/Enrolment) from previously enrolled school/university

8.

Official High School/University Academic Transcript

9.

A Copy of Passport

10.

Original copy for Proof of Language Proficiency

11.

Portfolio

12.

Certificates of relevant work experiences, award and/or other achievements (Optional) 

POSCO

POSCO

POSCO TJ Foundation initiated the ‘POSCO Asia Fellowship’ to promote the mutual foreign exchange of culture and knowledge between South Korea and other Asian countries. The aim was to nurture the youth and build a global network within the highest growing region, Asia. 

Unlike the rest of the Scholarships we have covered, POSCO Asia Fellowship Program is only for Master’s and PhD Degrees. The goal is to nurture the upcoming leaders with the best opportunities.

Eligibility Criteria

A Bachelor’s Degree from a respected Institution and potential for growth within their respective country.

● Students seeking enrolment in 2023 Spring or Fall Semester.

● Must not hold a Korean or Dual Citizenship.

Benefits 

●  Master’s Degree - Full tuition for 4 Semesters.

●  Doctoral & Integrated PhD - Full tuition for 6 semesters and living expenses for 4 semesters (Living expenses: KRW 1,000,000/month)

●  Health Insurance covered

●  Settlement Expenses

●  Korean Classes, and TOPIK

●  Internship Opportunities

●  Korean Cultural Experiences

Courses Available

Covers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees.

* Not applicable for MBA

How To Apply

●  Download the application form.

●  Fill out all the details.

●  Select the "Online apply" option.

●  Apply online and attach the application form.

Documents Required

1.

(Form 1) Application Form

2.

(Form 2) Statement of Purpose

3.

(Form 3) Recommendation letter *Maximum.2

4.

Certificate of Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor’s Diploma (Original)

5.

Bachelor’s degree Transcript (Original)

6.

Certificate of Master’s degree or Master’s Diploma (Original)

7.

Master’s degree Transcript (Original) *PhD program applicants only

8.

Certificate of Employment (Original) *Optional

9.

Applicant’s Proof of Citizenship Document (Original)

10.

Certificate of Valid English Proficiency Test *Optional

11.

Certificate of Valid TOPIK *Optional

 

Application Period

During the Fall Semester.

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