Global Korea Scholarship GKS for International Students 2024 [Fully-funded]

The Korean Government and NIIED are currently accepting applications from suitably qualified applicants for the Global Korea Scholarship (previously known as KGSP) or GKS Scholarship 2024 for undergraduate programs.

The primary aim of the Global Korea Scholarship is to provide international students with the opportunity to pursue academic degrees at higher education institutions in Korea, fostering greater international educational exchange and bolstering the connections between Korea and the participating countries.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Korean Government and NIIED
  • Host Institution(s): Korean universities
  • Funding Amount: Fully-funded
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Undergraduate degrees
  • Nationality: International Students

See Also: Government of Canada Scholarships to Study in Canada 2024-25 [Fully-funded]

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Global Korea Scholarship are as follows:

  • All applicants must hold citizenship of NIIED designated countries that are invited to take part in the GKS program
  • Bachelor’s degree program is for applicants who graduated (or are expected to graduate) from a high school or from an associate degree program
  • Associate degree program is for applicants who graduated (or are expected to graduate) from a high school
  • The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-point scale or be ranked within the top 20% within one’s class OR– CGPA must be equal to or above 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5 or 3.23/5.0
  • Applicants Must be under 25 years of age (born after March 1, 1999)
  • All applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of the program.

Note: Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree cannot apply. Applicants who have associate degree can only apply to a bachelor’s program

Scholarship Benefits

GKS Scholarship 2024 is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world that not only just covers your:

  • Airfare
  • Tuition fee
  • A stipend of 900,000 KRW along with covering
  • Your medical insurance.

Also Apply: ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program 2024 (Fully-funded)

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: The Method of Submission for Global Korea Scholarship is that Each embassy and university responsible for conducting the initial round of selection may have distinct document submission instructions. Therefore, applicants should consult the relevant institutions for their specific submission guidelines before applying through filling Application form online for this opportunity.

Application Deadline: The application deadlines vary for each embassy and university

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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