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GKS-UIC Scholarship

GKS-UIC (University Industry Cooperation) Scholarship by NIIIED & Ajou University

Purpose

To provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, To develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.

Program Information for GKS-UIC

  • A scholarship invited by the Republic of Korea government, training international students to suit the needs of companies in Korea.
  • Professional training programs cooperate with theory and practices.
  • Provide internship opportunities and IT-focused programs linked to employment after graduation through the provision of intensive education programs supported by the Ajou University Department of Software and Computer Engineering

GKS-UIC Scholarship Period and Qualifications

Scholarship Period: 5 years (Korean Language 1 year + Undergraduate Progra, 4 years)
Undergraduate Major in GKS-UIC Scholarship : Software Engineering
Eligibility
  • Applicants and both their parents should have non-Korean nationality
  • Graduate(or graduate-to-be) of high school who completed overall education courses of elementary school, middle school and high school for more than 12 years

    In case the country of the applicant has a school system of less than 12 years, applicant who completed overall courses of elementary, middle and highschool can apply

  • All applicants must have maintained a Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) equivalent to or higher than any ONE of the following from their high school
    • C.G.P.A must be above 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5, 3.23/5.0 이상
    • Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-point scale or be ranked within the top 20% within one’s class
  •  The applicants must be under 25 years of age (born after March 1, 1998) for 2023 application. 

GKS-UIC Selection Schedule

 KGSP Selection Schedule
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Notice of Scholarship recruitment September 
Application Deadline October 24th, 2022
Candidate recommendation (University -> NIIED) November 
Selection of scholarship student (NIIED) End of December
Final Announcement of GKS-UIC Scholars (NIIED) End of December
Entrance End of February


Selection Procedure


Scholarship

  • Round-trip economy class airfare
  • Monthly Stipend (900,000 won)
  • Medical insurance
  • Settlement Allowance
  • Repatriation Allowance
  • Korean Language Program Fee
  • Tuition

Additionally, grantees with a good command of the Korean language (level 5 or higher in TOPIK) will receive an additional 100,000 won