GSFS-SNU Scholarship 2024 in South Korea for International Students

The GSFS (Graduate Scholarship for Excellent Foreign Students) Program at Seoul National University (SNU) is designed to attract talented foreign students to pursue graduate studies at SNU. This program provides various benefits to support the academic and living expenses of international students.

Here are the key details about the GSFS Program for Spring 2025 at SNU:

Fields of Study: Available for all graduate programs offered at SNU, including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and more.


    • Applicants must be foreign nationals.
    • Applicants should hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree by the time they enroll at SNU.
    • Preference is given to applicants from developing countries.

GSFS-SNU Scholarship Benefits

    • Full Tuition Waiver: Covers the entire tuition fee for up to four semesters.
    • Living Allowance: A monthly stipend of around KRW 500,000 for up to four semesters.
    • Airfare: One-way airfare to Korea (only for selected recipients).

Application Requirements

    • Applicants must apply for admission to SNU’s graduate programs and indicate their interest in the GSFS program.
    • Submit the required documents, including academic transcripts, recommendation letters, a study plan, and proof of language proficiency (e.g., TOEFL, IELTS).

Selection Criteria:

    • Academic excellence and potential for research.
    • The quality of the study plan and relevance to the chosen field.
    • Recommendations and references.

How to Apply?

  1. Online Application:
  2. Submit Documents: Upload the required documents as specified in the application guidelines.
  3. Interview: Some applicants may be invited for an interview (either in person or online).
  4. Notification: Successful candidates will be notified via email and must confirm their acceptance of the scholarship.

Application Deadline: July 11, 2024.

Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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