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Study in Korea: Global Korea Summer Scholarship Details, 2018/2019

Application Deadline: Generally April

Applications are currently ongoing for the Global Korea Summer Scholarship for Undergraduate African and Latin American Students. Interested students should see the details below.

Global Korea Summer Scholarship

Details and FAQs About the Global Korea Summer Scholarship for Undergraduate African and Latin American Students

The GKS (Global Korea Scholarship) for African and Latin American Undergraduate Students is for outstanding undergraduate students from Latin America and Africa to apply for this training program designed to provide in-depth academic training and invaluable experience in Korea. 

When is the application deadline?

Specific deadline will vary according to the training institution (Generally April. Apply today)

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African and Latin American countries

In which host country will I be studying?

South Korea

What is the award about?

The program seeks to nurture future leaders who will contribute to the development of global
society and to friendship between Korea and their home country.

Eligible Fields of Study

Candidate may be currently studying in an academic field such as Computer Engineering, Game Engineering or Digital Design

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate, Short course

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Be a citizen of an African or Latin American country
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student in the second to fourth year at a university/college located in an African or Latin American country
  •  Be fluent in English
    * Priority will be given to the applicants with Korean fluency.
  • Be mentally and physically healthy
  • Have the ability and willingness to adapt to Korean culture and life in Korea

How many scholarship awards are available?

80 undergraduate students in total (40 from Africa, 40 from Latin America)

What are the benefits of the award?

  • NIIED and/or the training institutions will be responsible for round trip air ticket, room and board during the duration of the program, and traveler’s insurance.
  • Participants will be responsible for transportation fare in his/her country, visa fee, etc.

What is the duration of the program?

July ~ August (5 weeks)

How to Apply for the Programme

Interested candidate should contact their preferred training/higher institutions to apply for this scholarship.

Program Webpage


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