KGSP 2023: Application for Korean Government Scholarship Program 2023

Korean Scholarship (KGSP 2023)

KGSP 2023 is now open for online applications for all international students. Get ready to study in Korea’s best universities by applying for Korean Scholarship (KGSP 2023)! Trust me; this is such a golden opportunity for students looking forward to getting higher studies in one of the best public or private universities in Korea.

The Korean Government welcomes you to apply for the most awaited Korean Scholarship (KGSP 2023), for which students from all over the world can apply right now. The Korean Government is accepting online applications.

What is the main purpose of the Korean Scholarship (KGSP 2023)?

By applying to this KGSP scholarship program, students will be able to get higher studies in different programs. This includes graduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. degree programs. Applicants are free to choose the specific university that falls under their criteria. The Korean Government has announced this scholarship program just to strengthen their relationship with the rest of the countries by giving high-quality education to their youth.

More Information:

    • The category is Undergrad, MS, Ph.D. (Doctorate) Scholarships 2023-2024
    • The type is Fully Funded
    • The location is South Korea

Funds of Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) 2023

The awarded amount of the scholarship is covering all the airfare expenses or travel tickets of selected candidates. Plus, the student will get a relocation or resettlement allowance which is a maximum of 200,000 KRW. For living expenses and medical insurance, the Korean Government will award around RW 20,000 per month.

Once the students are selected, they have to cross themselves through the Korean language course as well. This course has a duration of 3 months, for which the candidate will be awarded KRW 800,000. The awarded amount will also cover the tuition fee, which will be around KRW 5,000,000/per semester. As the student will reach their research proposal stage, they will be supported with KRW 240,000/per semester allowance.

KGSP Eligibility Criteria

If you want to get admission to Korean University successfully, you must be careful about the eligibility requirements. Let’s discuss a few below:

    • Local Korean students applying for admission should have Korean citizenship, without which they will be ineligible for admission.
    • Extra preference will be given to a student who has an excellent score in extra-curricular sports as well.
    • For the undergraduate degree, the applicant should not be more than 25 years old. Only those students can apply who have a CGPA score of more than 80%.

KGSP 2023 Application Submission Process

There are different Korean universities linked with this scholarship program, as we have already mentioned that a student is allowed to choose the university based on their preferences. So make sure you know the list of all those universities to explore them better. Just a few of them are connected with the Korean Scholarship procedure. The entire scholarship process is under the supervision of Korean Higher Education.

Further instructions are given below:

    • A student can only apply through the Embassy or a specific university.
    • All the documents should be submitted to their country’s Embassy, or the student can also submit them to the selected university.
    • Korean University or the Embassy will forward the documents to NIIED. Only the documents of those students will be forward who are shortlisted by the NIIED.
    • NIIED will be investigating all documents one by one and will, later on, notify the university or the Embassy about the selected recipients.
    • Korean Embassy or university can make you know further whether your application has been selected or rejected. In the end, the scholarship committee will notify the student regarding the further procedure.

Important Documents Need to be attached to apply for KGSP 2023

The list of important documents needed for the KGSP scholarship 2023 is:

    • Scanned copy of higher education degree
    • Copies of your transcript
    • Letters of recommendation from employers or professors
    • Personal statement to apply to Masters or Ph.D. programs
    • Research proposal (compulsory for MS and Ph.D. students)
    • Motivational letter


The students, who are looking forward to applying, must be curious to know about the application deadline. Well, KGSP has no deadline for the submission of the application form. You have to take care of the announcement date because the Korean Government introduces this scholarship program just once a year. Be careful when submitting the application form because an incomplete application form will not be entertained at all. Make sure you have attached all the required documents properly. Get ready to apply for it!

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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