Korean Government Scholarship Programme 2015

Scheme Name  Korean Government Scholarship Program 2015
Purpose  To study in Korean university
Govt/PVT Govt
Website www.sakshat.ac.in
Eligibility Age: Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of 01st September 2015 (born after 01st Sept. 1975)
Qualification: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of 31st August 2015 for applying for Master’s degree or Doctoral degree respectively. Equivalent foreign degree will be considered
Note: Candidates who have received Korean Scholarship at any time are not eligible
Document i) Copy of marks sheet of Bachelors degree or equivalent for applying for masters and copy of Masters or equivalent for applying for Doctoral (Ph.D)
ii) Transcript from university/institution; if the transcript is not indicated in grades/marks/scores format, or is difficult to convert into percentage, attachment of official explanation from the attended institution is required
iii) Copy of date of birth certificate/ class 10th certificate bearing date of birth or other equivalent documents
iv) Application in other than mention subject-fields in the advertisement will not be considered; a candidate can apply only in one subject and for one of the degree courses
v) Employed candidates must obtain ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer; in case of Govt. servant, cadre clearance is a must
vi) Candidates must give write-up of his/her plan of study in at least (a) 500 to 1000 words for Masters
(b) 1000 to 2000 words for Doctoral to be undertaken in Korea
vii) Applications, which are incomplete or do not bear photograph and signature, will not be considered
Last date  15th March 2015
Amount  i) Monthly Allowance: 900,000 won (KRW) per month
ii) Research Allowance: 210,000 won for students in humanities and social sciences; 240,000 won for students in natural and mechanic sciences, per semester
iii) Relocation (Settlement) Allowance: 200,000 won
iv) Language Training Fee: Full coverage
v) Tuitions: all admission fees are waived by the host institution (university); the tuition is paid by NIIED
(vi) Dissertation Printing Costs: 500,000 – 800,000 won, depending on the actual costs
vii) Medical Insurance: 20,000 won per month will be provided (limited coverage)
viii) Special funding for scholars who are proficient in the Korean Language (TOPIK Level 5 or 6): 100,000 won per month (commencing from the degree program)
Airfare: Payment for Round-trip economy class ticket will be made by NIIED, Government of Korea; any kind of travelling allowance will not be made by Govt. of India
Number of Awards  8 nominations 5 scholarship
Subjects i) Bio-technology
ii) Agriculture.
iii) Korean Language & Literature