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Global Korea Summer Scholarship 2019/2020 for Undergraduate African and Latin American Students

The GKS (Global Korea Scholarship) for African and Latin American Undergraduate Students is for outstanding undergraduate students from Latin America and Africa to apply for this training program designed to provide in-depth academic training and invaluable experience in Korea. 

Application Deadline: Specific deadline will vary according to the training institution (Generally April. Apply today)

Eligible Countries: African and Latin American countries

To Be Taken At (Country): South Korea

About the Award: The program seeks to nurture future leaders who will contribute to the development of global
society and to friendship between Korea and their home country.

Eligible Fields of Study: Candidate may be currently studying in an academic field such as Computer Engineering, Game Engineering or Digital Design

Type: Undergraduate, Short course

Eligibility: 

  • Be a citizen of an African or Latin American country
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate student in the second to fourth year at a university/college located in an African or Latin American country
  •  Be fluent in English
    * Priority will be given to the applicants with Korean fluency.
  • Be mentally and physically healthy
  • Have the ability and willingness to adapt to Korean culture and life in Korea

Number of Awards: 80 undergraduate students in total (40 from Africa, 40 from Latin America)

Value of Award: 

  • NIIED and/or the training institutions will be responsible for round trip air ticket, room and board during the duration of the program, and traveler’s insurance.
  • Participants will be responsible for transportation fare in his/her country, visa fee, etc.

Duration of Program: July ~ August (5 weeks)

How to Apply: Interested candidate should contact their preferred universities/training institutions to apply for this scholarship.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Korean Government

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