The Korean Government in her commitment to promote and support education is providing Korean Government Scholarship for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries 2018-2019. Applicants whom are from such countries are welcome to Apply for the 2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries

Korea currently top the World’s Chart of the Best World Study Abroad Destination. Most of their Scholarships are Fully Funded, Students Visa Requirements very easy to meet up . Truely South Korean is a place to Study Abroad Free in 2018. The 2018/2019 Korean Government Scholarships for Bachelors, Masters & PhD for Developing Countries is just an avenue to showcase their rich cultural arms.
The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.

Level/ Field of Study:

korean scholarship for international students is designed for Bachelors, Masters and PhD and should be Studying in any of the Courses offered at one of the 60 participating Korean higher institutions

Host Nationality:

korean scholarship for international students is hosted by the Korean  Government

Eligible Nationalities:

korean scholarship for international students is  designed for Applicants from international Countries.

China, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Turkey, USA, Ethiopia, Colombia, Nepal, Senegal, Bangladesh, Ukraine, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Egypt, Tanzania, Germany, France, Dominica, Chile, Iran, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Gabon, Romania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech, Guatemala, Ecuador, Algeria, Yemen, Uganda, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Ghana, Georgia, Greece, GuineaGuinea-BissauNigeriaRepublic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, RwandaLibya, Lithuania, Moldavia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Brunei, Serbia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Slovenia, Armenia, Argentina, Haïti, Ireland, Afghanistan, Angola, Oman, Austria, Uruguay, Iraq, Israel, ZambiaCameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan

Scholarship Benefits:

The Scholarship covers a lot of  goodies. These Include the Following: 

  • Flight
  • Tuition
  • Stipend
  • Medical Insurance
  • Settlement Allowance
  • Completion Grants

2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarship Requirements:

Both an applicant and his/her parents must be citizens of their country of origin.
※ Applicants should not hold Korean citizenship.– Applicants should have adequate health, both mentally and physically, to stay in a foreign country for a long time.
– Should be under 25 years of age at the date of entrance. (Undergraduate)
– Should be under 40 years of age at the date of entrance. (Graduate)
– Have finished or be scheduled to finish formal education of all elementary, middle, high school courses by the date of arrival. (Undergraduate)– Possess a grade point average (G.P.A.) above 80% from the last educational institution attended.
– Hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree by the date of arrival. (Graduate)
※ Applicants who have previously acheived in any undergraduate program, master’s program, or doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.However, a former or current KGSP scholar who hold the overall grade of 90% or above can reapply to this program once either through the embassy or university track.

How to Apply: Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University.

How to Apply for the 2018-2019 Korean Government Scholarship: 

Applicants submit their applications either to the Korean Embassies around the world or to the partnering universities in Korea. Applications (Embassy, University) are expected from:

  • Graduate: February 2018 to  March 2018
  • Undergraduate: September 2018 to October 2018 (To open in September 2018)

Visit Scholarship Webpage for Details about this scholarship.

Sponsors: The Korean Government, National Institute for International Education (NIIED).

Application Deadline:

  • Graduate: February 2018 to  March 2018
  • Undergraduate: September 2018 to October 2018 (To open in September 2018)

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mohammedawel · May 2, 2018 at 4:16 am

if it is possible i need documentary video how i apply

    Girma Giji · July 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    i want to learn my phd in monitoring and evaluation

    Vaidhnavi · April 9, 2019 at 5:43 am

    India is a developing country. Why is it not there in the list?

Eric Samuel Olupot · May 7, 2018 at 4:41 pm

Am a Ugandan and Pleased to hear this. am 25 years old and in need of enrolling for Barchelors of Arts in Social work and Social Administration. How can I be helped.

Rabia zubair · May 17, 2018 at 6:48 am

I have done MS in speech language pathology. I want fully funded scholarship for persuing my Phd. I want guidence regarding it. Is there any other deadline except feb-march? Please notify.

    saleema · May 17, 2019 at 9:01 pm

    I have done M.phil in economics with 73% can i apply for this scholarship ?

melese · May 17, 2018 at 8:27 am

please help me how can i apply?

assebe · May 17, 2018 at 12:40 pm

Hello this is Asebe from Ethiopia ,i have bsc in architecture and urban planning .i am waiting full funded scholarship without ielts and toefl which encourages me ,please help me .

Girma Giji · May 18, 2018 at 8:13 am

i want the chance how i apply and if it posibel send me appliucation form

Paul Paliach Alembany · May 18, 2018 at 2:27 pm

I am a South Sudanese by Nationality who need a scholarship in something to do with the Economics or Laws. Could you be kind enough to asisst me on that please?

    DEJENE · May 19, 2018 at 11:50 am

    i m interesting this sholarship

DEJENE · May 19, 2018 at 11:47 am


Pratibha sarkar · May 19, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Searching for academic scholarship in fine ary

Pratibha sarkar · May 19, 2018 at 12:41 pm

Searching for academic scholarship in fine art

Rufaida Abdul Nasser · May 20, 2018 at 4:56 am

Hi! I’m Rufaida Abdul Nasser from Philippines. I am in need of scholarship that are related to Social Work.

    DEMITILA FAUSTILA · July 23, 2018 at 8:46 am

    hello dear did you get an opportunity to study social work.

Victoria · May 24, 2018 at 5:56 am

Can israeli students apply for the undergraduate scholarship?

Henry · May 30, 2018 at 5:51 am

Hello guys any one has an idea if the result of the last graduate scholarships are out or has anyone been admiteed

Mohammad Yusuf · June 1, 2018 at 10:32 am

I want to apply to apply for masters degree in computer science. But I’m just hearing about the deadline. Can I still apply?

Ksh.Morungkung Maring · June 1, 2018 at 5:54 pm


khizra anwaar · June 3, 2018 at 9:32 pm

slamZ ..
Am a pakistani and i want to apply for M.phill or M.REs in chemistry so what would be the procedure for that??
can u infrm me please

Skyline NGOs · June 16, 2018 at 9:27 am

I wonder why Madagascar doesn’t figure in the list of eligible countries even though, we’re part of developing. Please, redirect me to a Korean fully-funded scholarships where madagascar can apply. Thks

Dawit ketema · June 16, 2018 at 4:17 pm

my name is Dawit from Ethiopia and I’m a senior UG student at Adama science and Technology university. please help me how can I apply for this scholarship and

Abebe Tadesse · June 16, 2018 at 5:36 pm

pls help me i want it

Lita Collins · June 20, 2018 at 12:55 am

Why the age is limited to 40 for graduate? I am thinking for applying the PhD program

Joseph Desire D · June 24, 2018 at 8:59 am

please could guide us how to get requirement documents? like application form and other relevant?

Mirriam Nawa · June 24, 2018 at 7:36 pm

Kindly inform me on how i should apply i want to do civil engineering how do i go about it i am from Zambia.

Emmanuel · June 29, 2018 at 11:47 pm

Good day am Emmanuel from Nigeria. This is a very nice scholarship and I would be grateful if I had the names of the partnering universities to apply.

Dawit · June 30, 2018 at 6:18 am

i am Dawit from Ethiopia and i want to apply scholarship in computer science.

ABHIJIT DAS · July 2, 2018 at 6:57 am

I am 41+ appeared MA political Sc in last May 2018 . I want to do PhD in International relation . can it be possible ?

Fatima · July 2, 2018 at 10:13 am

Is Gender and Women studies student from Pakistan are eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Ahsan · July 3, 2018 at 3:36 pm

Sir i want to know that how can i apply for scholarship
I am from pakistan.
I want to study undergraduate please guide me how can i apply for fully funded scholarship or u give any scholarship for disable person?

Motikah Derick Keming · July 6, 2018 at 7:16 am

I’m a Cameroonian interested in a phd in phytopathology. I wish to know if there are any fully funded scholarships still available

Muhammad Numan Tahir · July 6, 2018 at 10:43 am

Have I to qualify the korean language test in my Country or can learn in Korea??

Benjamin Nakra · July 8, 2018 at 5:08 am

I am Papua New Guinean, I am really interested to apply for undergraduate program in your country. Please could you inform me application procedures and dateline.

Munyangabo · July 11, 2018 at 2:51 pm

I need to know how can I apply for this scholarship I am from Rwanda

MahnooR · July 13, 2018 at 5:53 pm

Plz help me how to get scholarship

Ibrahim Mohammed Hassan · July 15, 2018 at 12:48 am

I will appreciate of my request for the fully funded training scholarship is granted, I wish to upgrade my civil service career and my legislative duties. I am currently working in the Nigerian National Assembly as a legislative Officer, I will be glad if you consider me for the training.
Thank you

    Nan myat · August 1, 2018 at 11:10 am

    I’m from Myanmar country. how to apply?

farheen zia · July 20, 2018 at 11:58 am

i heartily want to have scholarship in korea on fully funded basis i wanna do BS plz help

Bisrat Tesfay · July 21, 2018 at 2:02 pm

I am Bisrat and I want to i want to apply scholarship in Philosophy.

Shashipraba kulathunge · July 24, 2018 at 11:51 am

Is this scholarship valid for medicine undergraduate degrees. My final exam results coming out in Dec so can I apply to the scholarship 2018-2019 or should wait till the 2019-2020 one

    Joshua-Makapi · September 25, 2018 at 11:15 am

    How can I apply for the undergraduate Program

    Esther kingsford · September 27, 2018 at 5:41 am

    Please can i get the 2019 and 2020’s Korean Gov’t scholarship website. I just completed my bachelor’s degree programme and the result is not in yet.
    The result would be available in January 2019.
    Thank you infinitely.

Tahir Hussain · August 11, 2018 at 6:36 pm

Hi Dear sir/ Madam,
i want to share my views with you honorable about abroad education and scholarship and i hope that you honorable will help me and as i have the following education and experience,
BS (Information Technology),
MS (Telecom & Networking),
and now i want to study further and now i request to you honorable to help and support me for Full Funded Ph. D scholarship to China or Korea or any other country as possible.
i am interested in Ph. D in the following fields if possible.
IT/ Networking
Management sciences
IR (International Relation)

Inise Tokalau · August 15, 2018 at 2:00 am

If I were to graduate after the months of application, does that mean that I have to wait until the following year to apply!?

Mhret · August 20, 2018 at 7:38 am

hi my name is mhret befekadu i want to participate in this 2018 undergraduate scholar ship program so pleas tell me what are the requirements or the documents needed for this program ,and how we can choose the university thank you.

Kamagate nanama · August 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm

Mes études

Ghazanfar Abbas · August 25, 2018 at 4:31 am

Can I apply for Master in Civil Engineering. I am Working in Saudi Arabia how I will apply?
Please Guide me.

Hafsua Mekonen · August 28, 2018 at 10:44 am

Is there other way to apply rather than going to Korean embassy

Tesfaye Hailu · August 31, 2018 at 6:09 pm

I’m from ethiopia please i want learn masters program in korea

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Ester · September 3, 2018 at 7:15 am

How can i apply it and How can i get apply form.

khelifi · September 4, 2018 at 3:06 pm

i asked the embassies in my country and they tell me that’s fake ..

ALBERT ARDEN · September 7, 2018 at 6:13 am

is there any specific deadline for apply undergradute scholarships (KGSP) ? i mean the date of deadline

SAIDI · September 8, 2018 at 11:13 am

I’m from Yemen, and Korea embassy was closed how to apply to scholarship?

Enyew Tilahun · September 13, 2018 at 2:32 pm

why applying online is not possible? it is possible within embassy and this is not good chance for all.

Marifer Aniceto · September 13, 2018 at 8:11 pm

As a low income student this scholarship is pretty good .
I can speak and write perfect Korean but I have no clue how to apply it sends me to this weird website and then it turns blank

Abdul Jamil · September 16, 2018 at 8:04 am

How to apply for this scholarship?

Mahlet · September 18, 2018 at 2:12 pm

I am Mahlet from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. i really want this Scholarship. just show me a way how to apply and i will try my best to get it.

sadaf kayani · September 18, 2018 at 4:17 pm

I want to avail PhD scholarship for the year 2019.What is application deadline for that.In case of direct visit to Korean embassy what are documents required?

Adisa Afeez · September 19, 2018 at 9:32 pm

Am Afeez I have my National Diploma in Mechanical engineering I want to apply for undergraduate fully funded scholarships playing I need the real link to proceed

Joseph Mwebaza · September 22, 2018 at 1:07 pm

Am a 30-year-old albino from Uganda with a diploma in textile design and technology. I would like to undertake a bachelor’s degree.

Onyori mokube · September 23, 2018 at 5:04 am


Rahima Aktar · September 24, 2018 at 5:54 am

I’m from Bangladesh. I’ve scored 3.69 and 3.75 in the S.S.C and H.S.C board exam and this a little less then 80%. So can I apply on this.

Esther kingsford · September 27, 2018 at 7:12 am

Please can I get the website for the next Korean Gov’t scholarship, thus the 2019-2020 website. I just completed my bachelor’s degree programme and the result would be available in January. Thank you infinitely….kansammida

Esther kingsford · September 27, 2018 at 7:14 am

I am a Ghanaian please

Noma · October 1, 2018 at 1:47 pm

I would like to apply for the scholarship. I kindly seek
guidance and application form.
Thank u

Tiara Hmue · October 1, 2018 at 4:51 pm

Hello. Its Tiara from Myanmar, an International Relations specialization student.
I’m really interested in Graduate scholarship. I just finished up my final year exam and will get my degree in coming December. Since the deadline for 2019 academic year was already over, I will wait for the next year program.

Didier · October 9, 2018 at 5:08 pm

i’m interested,so where can i pick the application form?

Abigail Dela Salde · October 15, 2018 at 4:31 pm

Hello, I am a Filipina and I am currently studying Social Studies in the Philippines. I would like to know how can I apply and where can I get the application form? I am highly interested, and I know how to write and read in Korean already. Reply will be greatly appreciated.

subash · October 21, 2018 at 8:02 am

hi, i am subash from Bangladesh. I am too much interested for Masters Scholarship . But how i can apply for scholarship & what is process for university admission? pls know me. I already done my bachelor’s degree programme and i already doing job.

Abiye Kebede · October 26, 2018 at 8:16 am

my name is abiye kebede i have BSc in chemical engineering now i m working federal democratic republic of Ethiopia ministry of industry so i want study masters program in fully funded please contat by

mohamed dahir · October 26, 2018 at 6:01 pm

hi! i’m from Somalia, my question is: is it included Somali to whom are applying this opportunity…? thank you

Eric · November 4, 2018 at 10:27 pm

I want you to help me to make application, thanks a lot.

sebahadin · November 11, 2018 at 11:26 am

hey my name sebahadin teshago from ethiopia and i am 21.
studying mechanical engineering at addis ababa science and technology univerty.How can i apply and How can i get apply form?

sehan sanjula · November 16, 2018 at 10:01 am

how can i apply this ?

mamo · November 24, 2018 at 9:54 am

woe! i badly need it this scholar, but may i get in information technology phd i am from Ethiopia

Binda Tamang · December 9, 2018 at 6:42 am

I have a Bachelor degree in electronics And communication . Now I wish to have masters in the same subject .So, how could i achieve the scholarship in the same subject ?
Please help me to find out the scholarship .

Otabek · December 10, 2018 at 11:58 am

Is this program valid for the years 2019 and 2020

Joshua-Makapi · December 11, 2018 at 12:45 am

Can I have a application form?

Bilal Khan · December 25, 2018 at 9:32 am


sofia hiluf · January 10, 2019 at 12:54 pm

can i get application form?

Sylvain · January 13, 2019 at 10:23 am

I’m Rwandan with 24 years. I want to enroll my Master’s degree in Molecular biology in Korea. How can I get help

Sylvain · January 13, 2019 at 10:29 am

I’m Rwandan with 24 years old. I want to enroll my Master’s degree in Molecular biology in one of Korean universities. Can I get help please?

Gebresilassie Hagos · February 3, 2019 at 10:03 am

send me the online application form.

anam · February 6, 2019 at 6:24 pm

hi. iam anam from Pakistan, have done undergraduate and now want to get enroll in masters social sciences in Korean university. how can i get help? /

Bhup Narayan yadav · February 15, 2019 at 6:45 am

I am over 41 yrs age…can I apply master level there ???

samuela wesele moiere · February 22, 2019 at 1:17 am

Please i wish to carry out my study for master degree and I need furthet assistance on my application this year. anyone can help me how to apply…

isingizwe jean leon pierre · March 12, 2019 at 8:15 am

my names jean leon pierre ,i wish to study in south korea,and if it is possible can you help me, i have A level high school postgraduate in mathemathics,phyisics and geography

    isingizwe jean leon pierre · March 12, 2019 at 8:20 am

    i want to study aviation if it is possible.

Agbor Daniel Ayuk · March 27, 2019 at 2:23 pm

Hello I’m Agbor Daniel Ayuk from Cameroon I just wanted to find out if the scholarship is still available this coming academic year

Sandrine Kabibi · April 28, 2019 at 6:44 pm

Thank you so much!!
I really love korean and your country so i would like to study in your country may be better computer science and i’m best in those stuffs and i got many marks so don’t worry we will coporate in all!
I love you so much!

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