Korean Government Scholarship Program for Graduate at Hankuk University Students

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Korean Government Scholarship Program for Graduate at Hankuk University Students

1. Program Objective

The Korean Government Scholarship Program is designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students in order to promote international exchange in education and mutual friendship between the participating countries.

2. Total number of Applicants for our Nomination : 10 persons

Nationality Requirement

Quota Name of Countries

1 Indonesia, Vietnam
1 Mongolia, Philippines
1 Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia
2 Azerbaijan, Chinese Taipei, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan,
Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Uzbekistan

3 Algeria, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Czech,
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Ecuador, El Salvador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji,
France, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya,
Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Poland, Republic of South Africa,
Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Sudan, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United
Kingdom, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Total: 10 candidates

3. Applicable fields for our university

o Applicable fields and majors
Note: KGSP students are not allow to apply for HUFS-UPEACE Dual Master`s Program
* Graduate School -> Official Website .
* Graduate School of International and Area Studies-> Official Website .
o Available course : Master’s Program, Doctoral Program.
Note: Combined Masters & Doctoral Program is not available at HUFS

4. Advantages for studying at HUFS :

HUFS provides additional scholarship to KGSP students who obtain high grades in their degree program.

5. Main Notes for the 2011 Selection

o The selection process for scholars will proceed in three steps. Firstly, applicants must be selected
by one of the following organizations: an embassy, an adoption association, or a university. Secondly, applicants who passed the first step must be selected by the NIIED Selection Committee. Finally, applicants who passed the second step must gain admission from a university.
o Organizations accepting applications: Korean embassies, adoption associations, and entrusted
universities in Korea.
* Applicants must apply for this program through only one organization. Applicants who submit
applications to more than one organization will be disqualified immediately.
o Selection Procedure
– 1st Selection: Each 1st selection organization will draft a selections standard based on the criteria supplied by NIIED, and recommend the best applicants according to its respective standards.

– 2nd Selection: The NIIED Selection Committee will select the most successful candidates from the pool of applicants recommended by the 1st selection organizations.
– 3rd Selection: All candidates who passed the 2nd selection successfully will be evaluated for admission by the universities which they applied; each candidate will gain admission from at least from one university.
* Applicants who were recommended by an entrusted university will automatically be granted admission to the universities which recommended them, upon the condition they are selected as a successful candidate in the 2nd Selection.
o Application Procedure for Graduate Study
– The successful candidates who were recommended by Korean embassies, Korean government
departments, or Korean adoption associations (the 1st Selection) and passed the NIIED Selection
Committee (the 2nd Selection) must choose 3 universities from the 50 listed entrusted universities
and apply for admission.
*The successful candidates who were recommended by Korean government departments must
apply for admission to the university designated by the respective recommending departments.
– The successful candidates who were recommended by an entrusted domestic university will gain
admission from the recommending university if they are selected by the NIIED Selection Committee
(the 2nd Selection).

6. Duration of Scholarship

o Master`s (01.09.2011 ~ 31.08.2014) : 1 yr. of Korean language + 2 yrs of Master`s
o Doctoral (01.09.2011 ~ 31.08.2015) : 1 yr. of Korean language + 3 yrs of Doctoral

7. Korean Language Course

o All the scholars basically take one year of Korean language course in the designated language
o Only the scholars who will have passed at least Level 3 of the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)
are permitted to start their master’s or doctoral program.
o Scholars who do not pass at least TOPIK Level 3 after one year of Korean language course should
complete an additional six-month coursework in the Korean language.
* Scholars who take the six months’ additional course are disqualified from extending their scholarship
term beyond the designated duration of their scholarship.
o Language Institution : Institutions designated by NIIED (to be announced)
o Exemption from the Korean language course requirement: Korean proficiency at TOPIK Level 5 or 6
(with certification).
* Scholars who are exempted from taking the Korean language course may take their degree course starting from September 1st, 2011 or March 1st, 2012.
* Scholars who pass at least TOPIK Level 5 during the language course and want to start their degree course on March 1st, 2012 should obtain permission from NIIED in advance.

8. Application Requirements

o The applicant and his/her parents must have foreign citizenships.
* Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not qualified for this program.
o Applicants should be in good health, both mentally and physically, to stay in Korea for a long period of time.
* Applicants have to submit the Personal Medical Assessment (included in the application form) when he/she apply for this program, and then submit an Official Medical Examination Report issued in a hospital to NIIED after passing the NIIED Selection Committee (the 2nd Selection). A serious illness reflected in the examination results will be the main cause of disqualification from the scholarship.
o Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2011 (born after Sep. 1st, 1971).
o Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1, 2011.
* Applicants who have ever enrolled in the same program in Korea as the one they are applying for will be disqualified from the program. For example, an applicant who has previously enrolled in a master`s program in Korea cannot apply for the KGSP Master`s Program.
* Applicants who apply for the Master`s program must hold a Bachelor`s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Bachelor`s degree.
* Applicants who apply for the Doctoral program must hold a Master`s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Master`s degree.
* Applicants who are expecting to obtain the relevant required degree or diploma by August 31st, 2011 must submit a certificate of degree or diploma expectation, and submit the official certificate of degree or diploma by September 1st, 2011.
o Applicants must maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4. 3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution.
* If the transcript is not indicated in grades/marks/scores format, or is difficult to convert into percentages, attachment of official explanation from the attended institution is required.
o Applicants who have Korean proficiency or English proficiency may be given preference.
o Applicants who apply for natural science and technology program may be given preference.

9. Scholarship

o Scholarship Period : same as the period of invitation.
o Payment:
-Airfare : Round-trip economy class ticket.
* Airfare for entry will not be provided to scholars who already presently live in Korea for academic study or employment.
* The fees for domestic travel within a scholar`s home country and for travel insurance to and from Korea will not be provided.
-Monthly Allowance : 900,000 won (KRW) per month.
-Research Allowance : 210,000 won for scholars in the humanities and social sciences; 240,000 won for scholars in natural and mechanic sciences, per semester.
-Relocation (Settlement) Allowance : 200,000 won upon arrival
-Language Training Fee : Full coverage
-Tuitions : All admission fees are waived by the host institution. The tuition is paid by NIIED.
-Dissertation Printing Costs : 500,000 ~ 800,000 won, depending on the actual costs.
-Medical Insurance : 15,000 won per month will be provided (limited coverage).
-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)

o HUFS Scholarship : Approx. 250,000 won per month (amount can change)
– KGSP students who achieve high grades during their degree program
(GPA 3.5 or above in 4.5 scale)

10. Detailed Selection Procedure

o The guideline, application form, and university information will be available at the websites of NIIED (www.niied.go.kr), GKS (www.gks.go.kr), Korean Embassies, and entrusted domestic universities.
o For applicants who apply for KGSP via entrusted domestic universities
– (1st Selection) Each entrusted university will draft its own selection schedule and plan based on the
criteria provided by NIIED, and accepts the applications. Each entrusted university will select up to
10 candidates from all the quota-assigned countries and recommend them to NIIED. They cannot
recommend more than 2 candidates from a single country.
– (2nd Selection) NIIED Selection Committee selects as many successful candidates as each
Country’s quota from all the candidates recommended by the universities.
– (3rd Selection) The candidates who are selected in the NIIED Selection Committee will be accepted
to the university which recommended them, and also be accepted as official KGSP scholars.

11. Selection Criterion

o All documents including transcript, self-introduction, study plan, certificates of language proficiency (Korean and English), recommendations, published papers and awards, etc., will be evaluated.

12. Required Documentation

o Place of submission
Graduate School of International and Area Studies
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
270, Imun-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea, 130-791
Tel: 82-2-2173-2449 / Fax: 82-2-2173-3369
Email: [email protected]

o Deadline of Submission : March 22st, 2011

13. Selection Schedule

o Application Period : Feb. 1 ~ Mar. 22, 2011
o The 1st Selection by HUFS : March 28, 2011
o Deadline for Recommendation to NIIED : March 31st
o The 2nd Selection : Mid-April (NIIED Selection Committee)
o Announcement for the Results of the 2nd Selection : April 18th (posted on NIIED and GKS websites)
o Official Physical Examination : April 18th ~ May 13th (completed by candidates themselves)
o Entry into Korea : August 29 ~ August 31
o Korean Language Course : September 1st
o NIIED Orientation : September 23rd

14. For further information, please contact:

o Contact & Mailing Information for HUFS
Ms. Kang Miri (Main Coordinator for KGS Program)
Graduate School of International and Area Studies
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
270, Imun-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea, 130-791
Tel: 82-2-2173-2449 / Fax: 82-2-2173-3369
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Kwon Yunki
Office of International Office / Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Tel: 82-2-2173-2065 / Email: [email protected]
Official Website .

o KGSP Team, National Institute for International Education (NIIED)
– Address: #205 NIIED, 43 Ewhajanggil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 110-810, Republic of Korea
– www.niied.go.kr

– Phone: +82-2-3668-1364, +82-2-3668-1358 – Fax: +82-2-743-4992

14. Other useful websites

KCUE (Korean Council for University Education) Official Website .
Learning Korean Official Website .
Universities and Graduate schools in Korea Official Website .
Understanding of Korean culture Official Website .
Overseas Korean embassies Official Website.
Visa and Registration Official Website.

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