KOICA Scholarship Program 2024 in South Korea

Field of Study Various socio-economic development fields.
Level MSc, PhD
Country Korea South
  • All applicants must be citizens of the designated countries.
  • All applicants must be government officials and receive official nominations from their respective governments for the KOICA Scholarship program.
  • (Preferably) Under the age of 40.
  • All applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of the program.
  • Applicants with disabilities, but in good mental and physical health, are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants with severe illness are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.
  • Applicants must have obtained the required degree (minimum level of education as indicated above) by 31 01 2024.
  • Applicants must have a strong command of English, both in speaking and writing.
  • Proficiency in English is required to attend classes conducted entirely in English and to be able to write academic reports and theses in English.
  • For more information, please refer to the application guideline: here.
  1. KOICA Application Forms (Part1~Part4).
  2. The letter of Recommendation from the applicant’s government (in charge of ODA or Abroad scholarship program).
  3. A scanned copy of an applicant’s valid passport.
  4. List of University Application Documents:
    1. University Application Form.
    2. The original documents required for admission to the university must be sent to the Korean university through the designated DHL service.

For more information, please refer to the application guideline: here

Deadline 29-Feb-24
Organization Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOISA)
How to Apply Official Link
  • Airfare.
  • Settlement Allowance: (Master) KRW 600,000/ONCE, (Doctoral) KRW 1,200,000/ONCE.
  • Monthly Allowance: KRW 999,000/Per month.
  • Full Tuition covered.
  • Extracurricular Activities.
  • Study visits, workshops, Korean language classes, etc.
  • Accommodation: Universities Dormitory.
  • Scholarship Completion Grants: (Master) KRW 300,000/ONCE, (Doctoral) KRW 600,000/ONCE.
  • National Health Insurance: Approx. KRW 79,210 Per month.
  • Private Medical Insurance: Unexpected accidents or illnesses (benefits may differ to each case).

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