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Korean Government Scholarship Program Guidlines for Undergraduate Degrees
이름 : 최고관리자 | 작성일 : 2017.09.07 09:14 | 조회수 : 160

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- CHUNGNAM NATIONAL UNIVERSITY -

 

Korean Government Scholarship Program

Application Guidelines for

Undergraduate Degrees

(via Regional Universities for Natural Science & Engineering Majors)

 

 

1. Objectives

 

The Korean Government Scholarship Program for undergraduate degrees is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea for Bachelor-level degrees, which in turn will contribute to promoting the international exchange in education and to deepening the mutual friendship among countries.

 

2. Total Number of Scholars to Be Selected: 3 [from 64 countries]

 

   Only those who hold citizenship of the countries below are eligible to apply.   

Afghanistan

Congo(DRC)

Indonesia

Mongolia

Russia

Trinidad and Tobago

Angola

Dominican  Republic

Iran

Mozambique

Rwanda

Turkey

Azerbaijan

Ecuador

Iraq

Myanmar

Senegal

Turkmenistan

Bangladesh

Egypt

Japan

Nepal

Singapore

Uganda

Bolivia

El Salvador

Jordan

Nigeria

Sri Lanka

Ukraine

Brazil

Equatorial Guinea

Kazakhstan

Pakistan

Sudan

Uruguay

Bulgaria

Ethiopia

Kenya

Panama

Sweden

Uzbekistan

Bhutan

Gabon

Kyrgyzstan

Paraguay

Tajikistan

Venezuela

Cambodia

Ghana

Laos

Peru

Tanzania

Vietnam

Chile

Guatemala

Malaysia

Philippines

Thailand

 

Colombia

India

Mexico

Poland

Timor-Este

 

3. Academic Programs: Bachelor’s Degree Program (4 years) after preliminary Korean Language Program (1 year)

  Scholars must take the mandatory Korean language training at a language institution that will be designated by NIIED. The institution will be specified in the letter of invitation after the announcement of final successful candidates.

  Scholars must attain a certain level on TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) as required by NIIED before the completion of the one-year Korean language program. Otherwise, scholars are not allowed to proceed to the degree program.

  Scholars with level 5 or 6 on TOPIK will be exempt from the language program and must begin their Bachelor’s degree program from Spring 2018.

  Scholars who receive TOPIK level 5 or 6 during the first 6 months of the language program may start their degree program in the Fall 2018 semester.

4. Available Fields of Study : 4-Year Bachelor’s degree programs offered below.

 

Group

Department

Majors

Natural Sciences and Engineering

Natural Sciences

Mathematics, Chemistry, Astronomy and Space Science

Geology and Environmental Science

Engineering

Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering

Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Environmental Engineering

Radio & Information Communications Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering

Agriculture and Life Science

Crop Science, Horticultural Science, Biobased Materials, Applied Biology

Bio-Environmental Chemistry, Food Science & Technology

Biosystems Machinery Engineering

Human Ecology

Food and Nutrition, Consumer Science

Bioscience & Biotechnology

Microbiology & Molecular Biology

  Attention! Any degree program which takes more than 4 years to complete is NOT AVAILABLE under this scholarship program. All applicants cannot choose such degree programs (Examples: medicine, dentistry, architecture, and pharmacy)

 

5. Qualifications: Prospective applicants must meet all of the following conditions.

 

(1) CITIZENSHIP: An applicant and his or her parents must be citizens of the country where this scholarship is offered.

  Attention! Neither the applicant nor the parents should hold the Korean citizenship.

(2) AGE: An applicant must be under age 25 as of March 1, 2018 (Should be born after March, 1, 1993).

 

(3) HEALTH: An applicant must be in good health, both physically and mentally.

  Those with disabilities, but in good mental and physical health, are eligible to apply.

  Those with severe illness are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.  

 

(4) LEVEL OF EDUCATION: An applicant must have graduated or be expected to graduate from a high school as of March 1, 2018

  Those who have already achieved a Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.

  Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate from a high school in Korea are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.

  (5) GRADES: An applicant must either have the cumulative grade point average (C.G.P.A.) of 80% (out of 100%), or be ranked within the top 20% throughout the entire high school period.

  C.G.P.A. should be 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5, 3.23/5.0 or higher [see Appendix 1]

  If an applicant’s high school has an evaluation system different from the above scales, see 7-(2)-.

 

(6) An applicant should never have been awarded with any scholarship programs from Korea for an undergraduate degree program.

 

(7) An applicant must have no limitations in travelling abroad

 

(8) Applicants who have proficiency in the Korean or English language will be given preference.

(9) Descendants of the Korean War veterans will be given preference.

 

(10) Applicants from low income families or underprivileged backgrounds will be given preference.

 

(11) An applicant is restricted to apply either for the Embassy Track or for the Regional University Track.

  Applicants who apply for both tracks will be automatically disqualified and their applications will be eliminated.

  Attention! The applicants in the Regional University track must apply for ONLY ONE University. Applicants who apply for more than one university will be automatically disqualified and their applications will be eliminated.

 

6. Scholarship Benefits

 

(1)     Scholarship Period: March 1, 2018 ~ February 28, 2023 (1-year Language + 4-year Degree Program)

 

(2) Scholarship Benefits

       Airplane Ticket or Airfare: The scholarship covers an economy class flight with the shortest route between a scholar’s country and Korea. A one-way ticket to Korea will be offered to each scholar at the beginning of the scholarship program; another one-way ticket from Korea will be offered for those who complete their studies under the scholarship program.

       Monthly Stipend: 800,000 KRW per month

       Tuition: The tuition fee up to 5 million KRW is covered by NIIED. In case the tuition is higher than 5 million KRW, the exceeding amount is covered by the host university. The university entrance fee is covered by the host university.

       Settlement Allowance: 200,000 KRW upon arrival

       Scholarship Completion Grants: 100,000 KRW upon completion of studies

       Korean Language Training: The full cost for the 1 year is covered by NIIED and the language institution.

       Medical Insurance: Scholars are covered by health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period.

       Korean Proficiency Grants: Scholars with level 5 or 6 on TOPIK will receive 100,000 KRW won per month during the degree program.

 

(3) Notes

       NIIED does not cover the expenses for the domestic travel both in a scholar’s home country and in Korea.

       Airfare for entry into Korea will not be provided to a grantee that has been staying in Korea as of the date of announcement of successful candidates   

       NIIED does not cover the expenses for traveler’s insurance.

       The medical fee is to be reimbursed through the insurance company to a scholar after he or she pays first. However, the expense for dental care or chronic disease will not be covered.

       In case a scholar withdraws from the scholarship program within first 3 months after entering Korea, he or she must return all scholarship benefits offered, which includes the entry airfare, settlement allowance, monthly stipend, tuition, language training fees, Korean proficiency grants, and medical insurance.

       The return flight ticket and the Scholarship Completion Grants will not be offered for those who withdraw from the scholarship program.

       If a student temporarily leaves Korea during the language program, the allowance will not be given during the period student was absent in Korea. The allowance will not be given if a student’s leave of absence period exceeds 30days during the degree program.

 

 

7. Required Documents

(1) Required Documents: 1 set of the original documents below

       Completed Application Form (Form 1)

       NIIED Pledge (Form 2)

       Personal Statement (Form 3)

       Study Plan (Form 4)

       Two Recommendation Letters (Form 5)

  Must be from two separate recommenders.

  The letters must be written by someone who can give in-depth assessment on the applicant’s abilities, including a high school teacher, principal, or academic advisor.

       Completed Self Medical Assessment (Form 6)

       Graduation Certificate of High School

  Those who are expected to graduate may submit a provisional graduation certificate of high school.

       High School Grade Transcript (including a description of the school’s grading system)

Documents ,must be verified by either one way from below or the applicant will be disqualified

1) Apostille Certificates

  The country for Apostille certificates must only submit Apostille certificates, EMBASSY CERTIFICATION NOT VALID

2) Certification of educational background certified by the Korean embassy/consul in applicants’ country

 or applicants’ country’s embassy/consul

       Certificates of Citizenship of the Applicant and Parents (Examples: a birth certificate, a government-issued certificate indicating the parent-child relationship, a family register, or parents’ passport copies)

       Awards (Optional)

       Applicants with certified scores on their proficiency in Korean or in English may be given preference. Some examples include the following:

  Proficiency in Korea: TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean)

  Proficiency in English: TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS Academic (TOEFL ITPs are not acceptable)

       Certificate of Health (Form 7, only for candidates who successfully pass the 2nd  round of selection)

  The certificate of health must be completed and signed by a doctor.

       Copy of the Applicant’s Passport (only for candidates who successfully pass the 2nd round of selection)

 

(2) NOTES

     1 set of the original documents should be placed in a single envelope. Recommendation letters sealed by the recommenders and submitted with the seals unbroken.

     Original documents should be submitted. However, should they be available, copies must be authenticated by the issuing institution, confirming that they are the same with the originals.

     The applicants name on the application form MUST be identical to the applicants passport name.

     If there is any inconsistency in the applicants name or birth date on submitted documents, further evidential document must be submitted as verification.

     Any applicant, who submits a provisional graduation certificate at the time of applying, must submit his or her official graduation certificate of high school upon arrival in Korea, no later than March 1, 2018.

     The application documents must be arranged in the same order as written on the “Checklist” in the FORM 1. Each document may be stapled. However, DO NOT staple the entire application documents altogether, or put each document in a separate folder.

     Application form and all other materials should be filled out either in Korean or in English. Any document issued in languages other than Korean or English MUST include official notarized translations.

     All documents submitted must be A4 sized. If the document is smaller, attach it to A4 sized paper; if bigger, fold it to make it A4 sized.

     The high school grade transcript must contain a description of the schools grading system. In case the transcript does not have information on the applicants rank or percentile score, an applicant must submit an additional official certificate issued by the high school, confirming that the applicant’s academic achievement meets the requirement written on 5-(5) above.  

    All documents must be numbered and labeled on the top right corner. (Example. Graduation Certificate of High School)

   Mailing address should be stated in full including the postal-code

     Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant. The applicants are advised to make their own copies of all application documents.

     Incomplete or incorrect documents will result in the disqualification of an applicant.

 

9. Selection Procedures

Period

Details

September 13 ~

October 11, 2017

[Application period]

  The applicants must submit all the required documents to the address below.

Zip code(34134) Daehak-ro 99, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Admissions Office (E7-1) room 209, Chungnam National University

  The required documents must arrive at the admissions office until the deadline.

  The applicants must send their documents via post or submit in person.

  NOT VIA FAX OR EMAIL

October 23 ~ 24,

2017

[Evaluation of Documents]

Overall screening Based on the documents that applicants submitted

October 25 ~ 27,

2017

[Telephone Interview]

  Applicants will take full responsibility for errors of information and contact interruption

  If the respective department can’t make contact with the applicants during the interview period, the applicant can’t be one of the successful applicants.

  Interview schedule is based on Korean Standard Time.

November 3

[Announcement of 1st round Successful Applicants]

Notified individually

November 17

[Announcement of 2nd round Successful Applicants]

  NIIED conducts the second round of selection through a selection committee.

  NIIED announces the result of the second round of selection on the GKS notice on www.studyinkorea.go.kr.

January 5, 2018

[Announcement of Final Successful Candidates]

NIIED announces the final successful candidates on the GKS Notice board on www.studyinkorea.go.kr.

Late February

Entry to Korea

 

NOTES

  Applicants must follow the NIIED’s regulations throughout the application procedure.

  Applicants must write ONE university of their choice in the Forms 1, 4 and 5. Applicants must choose only ONE department (or major) in the field of natural science or engineering, as listed on the “University Information”.

  In choosing the preferred university and major, it is advisable to contact the universities in advance for further information.

  Additional documents might be required to be submitted depending on the university or department. If asked so, the applicants must submit the requested documents to the university.

  Transferring to different university is NOT allowed after confirmation of an applicant’s final choice of a university.

  Regardless of university admission, all scholars must achieve the TOPIK level required by NIIED before the completion of the 1-year Korean language program. Any scholar who fails to do so cannot proceed to his or her degree.

 

 

10. Other Important Information

 

(1) Entry

       Scholars must arrive in Korea by late February, 2018. In case a scholar does not enter Korea by the designated date, his or her scholarship will be canceled.

       Prior to the arrival, all scholars are advised to study about Korea, Korean language and culture. In particular, it is advisable that grantees learn as much Korean as possible because most classes at a Korean university are taught in Korean. Scholars should check with their universities in advance which language is the medium of communication in the program. Below are some websites that scholars will find useful in preparing their studies in Korea.

Korean Language Study                        http://www.sejonghakdang.org

(세종학당->KOSNET 배우기)

Korean Universities                                 http://www.studyinkorea.go.kr

Korean Culture                                http://korea.net/

Entry & Residence                                   http://immigration.go.kr.

 

(2) Housing 

        Scholars will live in a university dormitory.

        The dormitory fee will be deducted out of the monthly stipend by the university.

 

(3) Cancellation and Temporary Suspension of Scholarship

     Cancellation of Scholarship: If a scholar is found engaged in any of the following activities during his or her stay in Korea, the scholarship will be suspended and then canceled.

  When any documents of the scholarship application has been found false;

  When a scholar violates the NIIED regulations s/he has pledged to keep;

  When a scholar fails to abide by the guidelines and regulations set by NIIED;

  When a scholar is punished by the university;

  When a scholar acts in a way that harms the reputation of the scholarship and/or the relevant institutions;

  When a scholar fails to reach a TOPIK level required by NIIED within the period of one year language program;

  When a scholar earns less than 2/3 of the registered credits of a semester;

  When a scholar leaves Korea for the purpose of joining an exchange program in another country;

  When a scholar fails to notify NIIED of re-enrollment without any proper reasons after the end of a leave of absence;

  When a scholar receives three warnings or more;

  When a scholar forfeits the scholarship.

 

     Temporary Suspension of Scholarship

  During the Korean language program, scholars may leave Korea under the language institution’s approval for up to 2 weeks during the semester and for up to 4 weeks during vacation. For the days of staying outside of Korea, the monthly allowance will not be given.

  During the Associate degree program, scholars may leave Korea for up to 60 days at a time, under the university’s approval. For the days exceeding 30 days, the monthly allowance will not be given.

 

11. Contact

 

(1)     Inquiries on Major & University Admission

  Website: http://ipsi.cnu.ac.kr

  Email: open_foreign@cnu.ac.kr

(2)   Other Inquiries: NIIED

  Website: www.studyinkorea.go.kr (Scholarships > Government Scholarship > GKS Notice)

  E-mail: kgspniied@korea.kr

 


 

 

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