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2019 GKS(Global Korea Scholarship) for Graduate Degree


2019 GKS(Global Korea Scholarship) for Graduate Degree


Chonnam National University (CNU)

Korean Government Scholarship Program
Application Guidelines for
Graduate Degrees

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Chonnam National University is accepting applications for Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) for Graduate Programs. This program is designed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at Chonnam National University in Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries. If you are interested, download the information file and send it by post or in person in the application by March 16, 2019

1. Application Deadline : send the original documents by courier by March 16, 2019(Friday)

Ms. Eunhui CHA
Office of International Affairs b(G&R HUB 217)
77 Yongbongr-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61186, S.Korea

- Applicant and parents must hold foreign citizenship
- Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of September 1, 2019(born after September 1, 1979)

- Applicants must hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree as of August 31. 2019.
- Above 80% (out of 100%) C.G.P.A or within 20%(out of 100%)
(Exception: A former or current KGSP scholar must hold the grade of 90% or above) 
- Should have GPA of at least 2.64/4.0,2.80/4.3,2.91/4.5,3.23/5.0 or higher

* ( Important )
※ Applicants who have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree in Korea are NOT eligible to apply. This restriction does not apply for Overseas Korean Adoptee applicants and KGSP students 
※ Applicants who applied to other University besides Chonnam National University are excluded from being considered for the second round.

3. Scholarship Benefits :
-Tuition(Master's: 4 semester waived/ Doctoral: 6 semester waived)
- Living expenses: 900,000won(around 820USD) per month
- Reserve fund: 200,000won (around 180USD) on their arrival
- Roundtrip Airfares
- Medical Insurance: Full coverage during stay
- Support Period: 
MA/Ms (Sept. 1,2019-Aug.31,2022): Korean Language 1yr+ Course work 2yrs
Ph.D(Sept. 1,2019-Aug.31,2023): Korean Language 1yr + Course work 3yrs

4. Fields of Study : refer to the attachments (2019 KGSP via Chonnam National University for Graduates)

5. Contact : Office of International Affairs, Eunhui CHA(+82-62-530-1277, )