Competition: Closed for the 2015-2016 academic year
Who Applies: Canadian students and researchers
Description: The Government of Korea through the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED) offers up to three scholarships for study at the Master’s or PhD level in Korean studies, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and other subjects. This scholarship is tenable from September 2015.
Scholarships for study in South Korea are tenable only at universities that are on the list of eligible universities designated by the NIIED. Applicants must also ensure that their desired field of study is offered by one of the eligible universities.
Candidates already enrolled in a degree program in South Korea are not eligible to apply.
The award generally includes:
Reimbursement for domestic travel in Canada and in South Korea, as well as for travel insurance to and from South Korea, will not be provided.
Scholarships are awarded for:
Priority may be given to applicants who have Korean proficiency or who apply for studies in natural sciences and technology.
The terms and conditions are as follows:
The deadline to submit the DFATD online application form is 11:59 p.m. EDT, March 25, 2015.
The deadline to submit the KGSP application form is March 25, 2015. Applications received late or incomplete by the scholarship administrator, the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), will not be considered.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all documents required by mail are received by the deadline. CBIE will not accept incomplete files. Supporting documents, other than the ones requested, will not be accepted.
An acknowledgement of receipt will not be provided.
To be considered for a scholarship under the Foreign Government Awards-Korea program, an applicant must complete the following two-step process:
Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
All inquiries regarding this scholarship should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully read the instructions below before beginning the online form. If students experience difficulty filling out or submitting the form, they should send an email to email@example.com.
NOTE: Applicants will have the ability to save their application and complete it at a later time. Both saved and submitted applications will appear on the applicant’s profile homepage.
The following documents must be uploaded and attached to the online application form in one of the following formats: .pdf, .jpg, .doc, .docx, .txt or .gif. Each document must be smaller than 5 Mb in order for the application to upload successfully.
Candidates must complete the KGSP Application Form for Graduate Program and Personal Medical Assessment and provide the supporting documents as requested. This documentation must be submitted by mail to the scholarship administrator, at the following address:
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Attn: Foreign Government Awards - Korea
220 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 1550
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5Z9
It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that these documents are received at CBIE by the deadline.
It is recommended that candidates post this documentation in a sealed envelope and send it to CBIE by a method which will provide a confirmation of its delivery, such as courier service or registered mail.
If candidates are unable to collect all the required supporting documents, please ensure that referees and institution(s) issuing transcripts submit the documents directly to CBIE. The name of the scholarship program should be visible on all documentation sent to CBIE.
The following documents must be submitted to the scholarship administrator, CBIE, by mail. If these documents are in a language other than English, they must include a translation into English by a certified translator.
All decisions made by the host country are final and are not open to appeal.
Applications submitted directly to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada will not be considered. Documents submitted to CBIE will not be returned.
These scholarships are subject to the availability of funding provided by the Government of the Republic of Korea.
The Korean Government Scholarship Program is designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students, with the aim of promoting international exchanges in education, as well as mutual friendship between countries.
This year, the government of the Republic of Korea will offer three graduate level scholarships for Canadian candidates to study in South Korea under this program.