455 Korean Government Scholarship Program for International Students


Korean Government
Bachelors/Masters /PhD

Deadline: 15 Nov/31 Mar  (annual)
Study in: Korea
Course starts September 2014

Brief description:

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The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is designed for international students who wants to pursue higher education in Korean Universities. The scholarship supports Bachelor’s (4 years), Masters (2 years), and PhD  (3 years) plus 1 year Korean language course.

Host Institution(s):

Universities (or Institutes) designated by NIIED. See the KGSP guidelines (link found below) for the complete list of accredited Universities.

Fields of study:

 

Applicants must choose their desired fields of study from the listed programs offered by participating universities or institutes. Detailed information about the fields and majors offered by  Korean universities is found at this link.

 

Number of Scholarships:

Around 110 undergraduate scholarships and 345 graduate scholarships will be awarded in 2013 (based on 2012 data).

 

Target group:

The scholarships are targeted to students from more than 60 countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, the Americas and Europe. You can check the KGSP guidelines (link found below) to find out if your country is part of the scholarship program.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

 

Undergraduate Program

•  Airfare: A round-trip economy class ticket
•  Monthly Allowance: 800,000 won per month
•  Relocation (Settlement) Allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival
•  Repatriation Allowance: 100,000 won upon completion of studies
•  Language Training Fee : The full costs up to 1 year
•  Tuition: The tuition fee up to 5 million won is exempted by the Korean Government, and if any, the tuition fee exceeding 5 million won and the entrance fee for the first semester by the host university
•  Medical Insurance: The grantees will be provided with health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period.

Graduate Program

•  Airfare: A round-trip economy class ticket
•  Monthly Allowance: 900,000 won per month
•  Relocation (Settlement) Allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival
•  Language Training Fee : The full costs up to 1 year
•  Tuition: All admission fees are waived by the host institution. The full tuition is paid by NIIED.
•  Medical Insurance: 20,000 won per month(limited insurance coverage) will be provided to the university for students.
•  Research Allowance: 210,000 won for students in human and social sciences; 240,000 won for students in natural and mechanic sciences per semester
•  Dissertation Printing Costs: 500,000 ~ 800,000 won for the costs related to a printing dissertation

Special Allowance for ALL students proficient in Korean language (TOPIK level 5 or 6): 100,000 won per month

 

Eligibility:

Undergraduate Program

•  Must be a citizen of the country to which the scholarship is offered, which also applies to the applicants’ parents
•  Have graduated or will be scheduled to graduate from high school as of March 1st of the invitation year
•  Must possess above 80% (out of 100%) cumulative grade point average (CGPA), or must be within the top 20% (out of 100%) in rank in high school.

Graduate Program

• The applicant and his/her parents must hold foreign citizenships.  Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program.

•  Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2012 (born after Sep. 1st, 1972).

•  Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1st of the selection year.  Applicants who have enrolled in or graduated from a university in Korea are not eligible for the KGSP program. Specifically, applicants who have previously enrolled in or graduated from an undergraduate program, a master’s program, or a doctoral program in Korea cannot apply for this program.

• Applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4.3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution. If the applicant does not satisfy the above GPA requirements, he/she will be ineligible to apply to this program.

 

 

Application instructions:

 

 

Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University. Visit the websites of Korean Embassy/Consulate in your own country.

For Undergraduate Program, the Korean Embassy or Consulate will recommend qualified candidates to NIIED by 15 November 2013. Therefore, the application deadline should fall BEFORE this date – around September to November 2013.

For the Graduate Program, the Korean Embassy or Consulate will recommend qualified candidates to NIIED by 31 March 2014. Therefore, the application deadline should fall BEFORE this date – around January to March 2014.

It is important to  visit the official website (link found below) to access the latest KGSP guidelines and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship

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UNIRAZAK Master / PhD Research Scholarships for Malaysian and International Students, 2013/14

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) is inviting applications for postgraduate research scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to pursue the degree of Master of Science (Management) or Doctor of Philosophy (Management). Each scholarship recipient will serve as graduate research assistant to the principal investigator and will also be assigned a research supervisor by the Graduate School of Business to guide him/ her to programme completion. Full time students are expected to devote half of their 40-hours week to the assigned research project and the other half to pursuing the completion of their degree and teaching or carrying out administrative duties as appropriate. In addition to the scholarship, research assistants will have the opportunity to receive stipends.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are available to pursue the degree of Master of Science (Management) or Doctor of Philosophy (Management). Each scholarship recipient will serve as graduate research assistant to the principal investigator of one of the following research projects: Service innovation, Halal supply chain, Social network development, Sustainability management, Economic and social indicators, Emotional labour, Service commercialisations and Transgenerational entrepreneurship.
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded to pursue the postgraduate research program at Universiti Tun Abdul Razak.
Scholarship Provider: The postgraduate research scholarship is funded by the Government of Malaysia through theFundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) and the Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS).
Scholarship can be taken at: Malaysia

Eligibility: This is an open competition; however, a different programme fee structure applies to international applicants. Applicants must fulfill general entry requirements set by the Graduate School of Business.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Malaysian and international students can apply for this scholarship.

Universiti Tun Abdul Razak

Scholarship Description: UNIRAZAK is now recruiting suitably qualified individuals to pursue the degree of Master of Science (Management) or Doctor of Philosophy (Management) at UniversitiTun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK). The postgraduate research scholarships are funded by the Government of Malaysia through the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) and the Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS). The award of scholarship to students undertaking a postgraduate research programme on a part-time basis will be at the discretion of the project’s principal investigator and scholarship panel. In addition to the scholarship, research assistants will have the opportunity to receive stipends. Date of commencement as a research assistant can be as early as 1St August, 2013. All postgraduate students will be required to attend a series of research related courses.

Duration of award (s): A full time student is expected to complete his/ her studies within the minimum duration of one (1) year for the Master of Science (Management) student or two (2) years since Doctor of Philosophy (Management). The continuity of this award will be based on the student’s academic performance and his/her fulfillment of the stipulated work requirements.

What does it cover? A postgraduate research scholarship covers the cost of LOCAL tuition fee amounting to RM16, 200 for Master of Science (Management) or RM24, 240 for Doctor of Philosophy (Management). These scholarships are not cash awards, however, research assistants may receive stipend, as previously stated.

How to Apply: In order to be considered for these scholarships, applicants must complete the following:
-online application for admission to the Graduate School of Business; and
-Postgraduate Research Scholarship Application Form.
Email the Postgraduate Research Scholarship Application Form together with a letter of interest, to Dr. Dewi Amat Sapuan, Bureau for Excellence in Research and Teaching, at dewi-at-unirazak.edu.my. Please state “2013 – 2014 UPRS” as a subject.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 29th July, 2013.

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Three Dominion Post Masters Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, 2013

Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington offers Dominion post master’s scholarships in the field of communications studies, media studies, creative writing or information management. Applicants must be enrolled or intending to enroll in a Master’s degree by thesis and must be intending to conduct research in any area of communications, media or creative writing that has the potential to benefit the health and well-being of New Zealanders. Up to three scholarships are offered. The application deadline is 01 November 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of communications studies, media studies, creative writing or information management at Victoria University of Wellington.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s (by thesis) degree level at Victoria University of Wellington.
Scholarship Provider: Victoria University of Wellington
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or intending to enroll in a Master’s degree by thesis and must be intending to conduct research in any area of communications, media or creative writing that has the potential to benefit the health and well-being of New Zealanders.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of New Zealand can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Dominion Post intends to fund in 2011 at Victoria University of Wellington up to three research scholarships in the areas of Communications Studies, Media Studies, Creative Writing or Information Management. The Dominion Post is the second-largest daily newspaper in the country and has a wonderful legacy in the publishing world. It was launched on July 8 2002, following the merger of the capital’s two daily newspapers, The Dominion and The Evening Post. For students studying at Victoria University of Wellington in the areas of Communications Studies, Media Studies, Creative Writing or Information Management.

Number of award(s): Up to three scholarships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for one year.

What does it cover? Total offer is of $15,000 plus domestic tuition fees.

Selection Criteria: The selection will be made primarily on the basis of academic merit and the ability of the University to supervise the proposed research.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 01 November 2013.

 

TICA’s Scholarships for Thai International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP), 2013/14

 

Royal Thai Government’s Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) is offering fully funded scholarships for Thai international postgraduate programme (TIPP) at Khon Kaen University, Kasetsart University, Naresuan University, Mae Fah Luang University, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Mahidol University, Prince of Songkla University, Chiang Mai University and Institute of Dermatology in Thailand. Each university is offering selected courses. Applicants from selected developing countries are eligible for these scholarships. The application deadline is November 30, 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are offered in the themes Sufficiency Economy, Global Warming, Food Security and Public Health for the given master courses: Rural Development Management, Science program in Sustainable Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Management, Energy Technology and Management, Environmental Management and Technology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Food Science, Agriculture (International Program), Postharvest Technology, Pharmacy Program and Agricultural Biotechnology, Engineering Program in Environmental Engineering, Diploma Degree in Dermatology and  Dermatosurgery, Public Health, Primary Health Care Management and Nursing Science (International Program).
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing postgraduate taught degree program in Thailand. All courses will equip graduates with a Diploma’s degree or Master’s degree.
Scholarship Provider: Royal Thai Government’s Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand
Scholarship can be taken at: Thailand

Eligibility: To be considered for the Royal Thai Government Postgraduate Degree Programme, applicants must:
-Be nominated by their respective governments;
-To be under forty (45) years of age;
-Be academically qualified to attend the study;
-Have a good command of written and spoken English.
-Be in good health, both physically and mentally;
Each participant should have a health certificate provided by an authorized physician. This form is also attached together with the application form. Pregnancy is regarded as a disqualifying condition for participation in the course.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarships offered under the Thai International Postgraduate Programme for the 2014 academic year are available to prospective government officials from the Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Djibouti, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Marshalls Islands, Micronesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Island, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda and Vanuatu.

Scholarship Description: The Thai International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP) established in 1999, with the aim of expanding Thailand’s commitment to fostering cooperation partnerships among developing countries.  The programme set up by the Royal Thai Government’s Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is designed to provide fully-funded fellowships to allow outstanding students to study in Thailand. An important aspect of the programme is its focus on enhancing educational standards in the Asian region while helping to improve cross-cultural understanding and relationships between Thailand and its development partners. The first TIPP courses began in the 2000 academic year with students from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam. The programme has now been expanded to include applicants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Djibouti, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Marshalls Islands, Micronesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Island, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda and Vanuatu.

What does it cover? The following costs will be borne by the Royal Thai Government and administered by Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA):
-A round-trip air ticket: An economy class air ticket from an appropriate international airport to Bangkok will be issued to each awardee by a representative of Thai Airways International, or through the National Airline Office in the awardee’s country. A return air ticket will be issued and provided to each awardee before their course ends. Should the awardees buy the air tickets by themselves, without TICA’s special instruction, they are not eligible to reimburse its expenses from the Royal Thai Government.
-A settlement allowance and a monthly living allowance in Thai Baht
-Accommodation for the duration of the awardee’s stay in Thailand
-Tuition and supplementary fees (paid directly to the training institute)
-Life and health insurance: Health services relating to dental treatment, glasses and any kind of sickness that happened before awardee arrive Thailand are not covered by the health insurance provided by the Royal Thai Government.

Notification: The selection results will be released to the respective governments in March 2014. Applicants should contact their government’s focal agencies for the list of awardees.

How to Apply: Applicants wishing to apply for the Thai International Postgraduate Programme must be nominated by their respective governments. They should complete the TICA application form (available from Royal Thai Embassies and Royal Thai Consulates) and submit it to the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate in their home country.  The forms will then be forwarded to TICA for screening.Applications must
Be made on TICA’s Scholarship Application Form;
Be typed;
Be endorsed by the applicant’s working agency and government;
Be forwarded to TICA through the Royal Thai Embassy in the applicant’s country;
Include medical examination forms that have been completed by a certified medical practitioner;
Include copies of degree certificate and transcripts (mark sheets) of the applicant’s studies in English;
Include copies of English language certificate (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS);
Be submitted along with the additional requirements of each course.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Complete applications should reach TICA before November 30, 2013

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Women Scholerhips,2013 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in Asia-Pacific (APAC)

The Google Anita BorgThe Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google offers Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for Women applicants in Asia-Pacific. The applicants of Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Each scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. All scholarship recipients will also be invited to visit a Google office in Sydney, Australia for a networking retreat.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to study Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field at their universities. Students will also be invited for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences.
Course Level: Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google
Scholarship can be taken at: Asia-Pacific (specific to applicants local region). Students will also be invited for a networking retreat at Google office in Sydney, Australia.

Eligibility: Applicants must:
-Be a female student enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at an university.
-Be enrolled at a University in any of the following countries: Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
-Be studying Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field.
-Maintain an excellent academic record.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India are eligible to apply for this Google scholarship.The Google Anita Borg

Scholarship Description: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science. A group of female Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD students will be chosen from the applicant pool across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and India. Each scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. All scholarship recipients will be invited to visit a Google office in Sydney, Australia for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Each scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. All scholarship recipients will be invited to an expenses paid retreat held in Sydney, Australia in September. In addition to free time for sightseeing and socializing, the formal part of the retreat typically includes: Welcome meal and tour of Google; Informal ice breaker activities and introductions; Introduction to the Anita Borg Institute and the scholarship program and Personal insights, technical talks, and workshops.

Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Application should be completed and all required documents should be submitted online. First-time users will be required to register and create an account. Applicant will be asked to submit electronic versions of the following: Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Answers to three short essay questions. The deadline for your references to complete the letter of recommendation is June 10, 2013.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Please complete the online application for Google Anita Borg Memorial  International Scholarship and submit all required documents online by 31st of May, 2013.

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