<2021 Global Korea Scholarship for Graduate Degrees >
Global Korea Scholarship is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea at graduate-level degrees, which will enhance international education exchange and deepen mutual friendship between Korea and participating countries.
***Period of Scholarship
○ Master’s Degree Program: 3 years (1
year of Korean language program + 2 years of degree program)
○ Doctoral Degree Program: 4 years (1
year of Korean language program + 3years of degree program)
○ Important Notes regarding Scholarship Period
- Only GKS scholars who achieve at least level 3 on TOPIK by the end of one-year Korean language program can proceed to the degree program.
※ The 75thTOPIK score is the last TOPIK score one should report to NIIED for exemption from the Korean language program. Applicants who achieved TOPIK level 5 or 6 must submit the valid TOPIK certificate to NIIED by Friday, June 11th, 2021.
- Those who receive TOPIK level 5 or 6 within the first 6 months of the Korean language program will be exempt from 6-month language training and must start their degree program in the following semester (March2022).
***Applicants who are interested in this program have to choose their preferred university and department from the 59 universities in Korea explained in the attached guideline and submit their application form with all the required information by the application deadline. For more information, refer to the attached documents. For more info on Universities in Korea you can visit: www.Studyinkorea.go.kr
Iran born citizens whose parents have been
born in Iran as well (dual nationality is not accepted)
Must be under 40 years of age as of March
1, 2021 (born after September 1, 1981)
- Master’s Program Applicants: Must hold a
Bachelor’s degree or a level of education equivalent to or higher than a
- Doctoral Program Applicants: Must hold a
Master’s degree or a level of education equivalent to or higher than a Master’s
(Notes for the applicants in their Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program) Applicants who are expected to graduate by August 31, 2021 can also apply for the program. Applicants who are expected to graduate at the time of application must first submit a certificate of expected graduation. The official degree certificate (or diploma) and final academic transcript must be submitted to NIIED by August 31, 2021 at the very latest.
All applicants must have maintained the
cumulative grade point average (CGPA) equivalent to or higher than any ONE of
the following from their respective universities:
C.G.P.A.:2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5, 3.23/5.0
Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-pointscale or be ranked within the top 20% within one’s class (* Refer to Appendix A. GPA Conversion table)
- If an applicant holds a transcript that
does not include information on grade point average or is unable to convert his
or her grades into any one of the GPA criteria mentioned above, then applicant
must submit an official document issued by the applicant’s university
describing the university’s grading system.
※ You should check the detail conditions enclosed the
***Place of Submission: Embassy of the Republic of Korea
No.2 West Daneshvar St., Sheikhbahai Ave.,
Vanak Sq., Tehran
postal code : 1993818181
(Via postal mail or visit)
*Application period: from < 2021.02.21 till 2021.03.07> from 9:00 to 15:00 – Friday and Saturday Embassy is closed
*First round result via E-mail on 2021.03.10– Applicant will be notified whether you’ve been selected for the second round or failed.
****Please have in mind the number of applications are high and only people who are qualified in every way with better GPAs, language qualifications, well written study plan and etc. will be selected for second round.
****Before submitting your application place every document by the checklist, if the documents are not by the designated sort or lack necessary information you will be disqualified to apply.
*Second round interviews will be on 2021.03.14 and you’ll be contacted about the result of the interview on 2021.03.15(provisional)
[Contac and Questions]
→ Please, visit the GKS official
Scholarships → GKS Notice “2021 Global Korea Scholarship Program for
graduate Degrees (via Korean Embassies)”, University
Information (Overview of University, Available Departments, Contacts of
→ more questions: firstname.lastname@example.org (GKS desk office email)
→ Korean Embassy: 021-8805-4900~4