2016 Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)
22 February 2016| Posted by Admin

Chonnam National University(CNU)
2016 Korean Government Scholarship Program(KGSP) for Graduate program  

Chonnam National University is accepting applications for Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)  for Graduate Programs. This program is designed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at Chonnam National University in Korea in order to promote international exchanges in education and mutual friendship between countries. If you are interested, download the information file and send in the application by March 23, 2016  

Application Deadline

Send the original documents by courier by March 23, 2016 (Wednesday)  

Ms. Heekyong Na
Office of International Affairs
77 Yongbongr-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61186, S.Korea   


  • Applicant and parents must hold foreign citizenship
  • Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of September 1, 2016(born after September 1, 1976)
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree as of August 31. 2016.
  • Above 80% (out of 100%)  C.G.P.A or within 20%(out of 100%)
  • Should have GPA of at least 2.64/4.0,2.80/4.3,2.91/4.5,3.23/5.0 or higher

* ( Important )
 ※ Applicants who have ever enrolled in a university in Korea(as a regular or an exchange student)  will be disqualified from applying to the KGSP program.     
  ※ Applicants who applied to other University besides Chonnam National University are excluded from being considered for the second round.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition(Master's: 4 semester waived/ Doctoral: 6 semester waived)
  • Living expenses: 900,000won(around 820USD) per month
  • Reserve fund: 200,000won (around 180USD) on their arrival
  • Roundtrip Airfares
  • Medical Insurance: Full coverage during stay
  • Support Period:
  • MA/Ms (Sept. 1,2016-Aug.31,2019): Korean Language 1yr+ Course work 2yrs
  • Ph.D(Sept. 1,2016-Aug.31,2020): Korean Language 1yr + Course work 3yrs

Fields of Study :   refer to the attachment(CNU Guideline for 2016 KGSP)    

Contact : Office of International Affairs, Heekyong Na(+82-62-530-1271,

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