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1 2014 Korean Government Scholarship Program Guideline for International Students Enrolled in Graduate Programs 1. Program Objective The Korean Government Scholarship Program is designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students, with the aim of promoting international exchange in education, as well as mutual friendship amongst the participating countries. 2. Total Number of Grantees: 880 o 2014 KGSP Allocations by respective Korean Embassies : 533 candidates (from 157 nations) *Among the 533 candidates, 25 (from 12 nations) overseas Korean adoptees are included. Their quotas are allotted to 12 Korean embassies, and are separate from general candidate quotas. <Embassy Quotas> Quota No. of Nations 16 1 The United States 14 1 China 10 4 Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Vietnam Name of Countries 6 5 Bulgaria, Ecuador, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Turkey Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan Azerbaijan, Brazil, Cambodia, Cote d'ivoire, Denmark, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Laos, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Serbia, Taiwan, Thailand, The United Kingdom, Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela Argentina, Belgium, Botswana, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Hungary, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Malawi, Namibia, Nepal, Republic of South Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, Singapore, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Yemen, Zambia Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada(Quebec), Central African Republic, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Gabon, Gambia, Greenland, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iran, Ireland, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Montenegro, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Republic of Seychelles, Romania, Sao Tome Principe, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, the Bahamas, the United Arab Emirates, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, Uruguay, Zimbabwe Total candidates *The basis for quota allocation lies in the mutual agreement between Korea and countries listed above.

2 <Overseas Korean Adoptee Quotas> No. of Quota Nations 5 1 The United States Name of Countries 2 9 Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden 1 2 Italy, Switzerland Total Candidates o 2014 KGSP Allocation for the Designated Korean Universities : 347candidates (from 92 nations) <Designated University Quotas> Quota No. of Nations Name of Countries 10 3 Indonesia, Mongolia, Vietnam 9 2 Philippines, Thailand 8 4 Cambodia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Uzbekistan 7 6 Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia 6 4 Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria 5 9 Egypt, Ghana, India, Japan, Laos, Peru, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey 4 9 Cameroon, Colombia, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, The United States, Uganda 3 5 Azerbaijan, Hungary, Liberia, Senegal, Singapore 2 49 Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Congo, Costa Rica, Dominica, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Guinea, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lithuania, Maldives, Mauritania, Moldova, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Tajikistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Yemen, Zambia 1 1 Ireland Total Candidates * Among the 347 candidates allocated to the Designated Korean Universities, 6 will be allotted into two outstanding specialized universities separately. 1

3 3. Eligible Universities and Fields of Study o Eligible Universities : The 60 listed universities (or institutions) as designated by NIIED - Applicants (including Korean adoptees) who apply for this program via Korean Embassies must choose 3 desired universities out of the 60 universities listed below. - Applicants who apply for this program via the designated universities may choose only 1 desired university out of the 60 universities listed below. Ajou University, Chonbuk Nat l University, Chonnam Nat l University, Chung-Ang University, Chungbuk Nat l University, Chungnam Nat l University, Daegu University, Daejeon University, Donga University, Dongguk University, Dongseo University, Ewha Womans University, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gyeongsang Nat l University, Hallym University, Handong Global University, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Hannam University, Hanyang University, Hongik University, Inha University, Inje University, Jeju National University, Jeonju University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Kangwon Nat l University, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Keimyung University, Kongju Nat l University, Konkuk University, Kookmin University, Korea University, Korea University of Technology and Education, Kumoh Nat l Institute of Technology, Kyonggi University, Kyunghee University, Kyungpook Nat l University, Kyungsung university, Myongji university, Pai Chai University, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pukyong Nat l University, Pusan Nat l University, Seoul Nat l University of Science and Technology, Seoul Nat l University, Sogang University, Sookmyung Women s University, SoonChunHyang University, Soongsil University, Sunchon National University, Sungkyunkwan University, Sunmoon University, The Graduate School of Korean Studies in the Academy of Korean Studies, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, University of Science & Technology, University Of Seoul, University of Ulsan, Woosong University, Yeungnam University, Yonsei University o Available Fields of Study : Detailed information about the fields and majors offered by the listed eligible universities can be found in the University Information section on the GKS website ( Applicants must choose their desired fields of study from the listed programs in the University Information section provided by participating universities. * Night schools, seasonal programs, broadcasting schools, and cyber-schools (including online distant learning programs) are not eligible for application. o Available Courses : Master s programs and Doctoral programs 4. Main Notes for the 2014 Selection o Applicants have to apply for this program via either an embassy or a designated university. Overseas Korean adoptees have to apply only via an embassy if their countries are allotted the adoptee quotas. o The selection process for applicants will proceed in three steps. Firstly, applicants must be selected by the institution he or she is applying through (a Korean embassy, or a designated university). Secondly, applicants who passed the first round must be selected by the NIIED Selection 2

4 Committee. Finally, applicants who passed the second round must gain admission from a university. o Institutions accepting applications: 117 overseas Korean embassies or 60 designated Korean universities. * Applicants who submit applications to more than one of the aforementioned institutions will be disqualified immediately. o Selection Procedure - 1 st Selection: Each 1 st selection institution will draft a selections standard based on the criteria provisioned by NIIED, and recommend the best applicants according to its respective standards. - 2 nd Selection: The NIIED Selection Committee will select the most successful candidates from the pool of applicants recommended by the 1 st selection institutions. - 3 rd Selection: Only the candidates who were recommended by a Korean embassy and passed the 2 nd selection successfully will be evaluated for admission by the 3 universities to which they applied; each candidate has to gain admission from at least one university. * Applicants who were recommended by a designated university will automatically be granted admission to the university that recommended them, upon the condition they are selected as a successful candidate in the 2 nd Selection. Subsequently, once they pass the mandatory medical examination (when it s orientation), they will join the ranks of the final successful candidates. 5. Duration of Scholarship o Master s ( ~ ) : 1 yr. of Korean language + 2 yrs of Master s o Doctoral ( ~ ): 1yr. of Korean language + 3 yrs of Doctoral * (Important) After the Korean language course, the scholarship period of degree course (2 years of master s or 3 years of doctoral) cannot be extended beyond the designated duration. * In the case that a scholar possesses a TOPIK Level that is higher than 5, he or she is exempted from the Korean language course; the exempted period will be deducted from the total scholarship period (2 years for master s or 3 years for doctoral). * In the case that a scholar possesses a TOPIK Level 5 or 6, he or she must be exempted from the Korean language course and must start his/her academic course of Master or Doctoral degree; the exempted period will be deducted from the total scholarship period (2 years for master s or 3 years for doctoral). 6. Korean Language Course o All scholars, unless exempted, must take one year of Korean language course in the designated language institution by NIIED. Once scholars are designated at the institution, it cannot be changed. o During Korean language learning, scholars are supposed to stay at the dorm of language institution with a roommate, thus cannot bring their family. o Exemption from the Korean language course requirement: Korean proficiency at TOPIK Level 5 or 6 (with certification). 3

5 * Scholars who have surpassed TOPIK Level 5 or 6 must start their degree course without the Korean language course should obtain permission from NIIED in advance. * Scholars who are exempted from taking the Korean language course must take their degree course starting from September 1 st, o Only the scholars who will have passed at least Level 3 of TOPIK (the Test of Proficiency in Korean) after one year of Korean language course are permitted to start their master s or doctoral program. o Scholars who do not pass at least TOPIK Level 3 after one year of Korean language course must complete an additional six-month coursework in the Korean language. o Language Institution : NIIED has designated about 12 language institutions for the Korean language course. * The main language institution placement principle is different area from the finally chosen university of scholars in order to provide a chance of exploring variable Korean cultures and immerge on Korean language learning with professional environments for scholars. 7. Application Requirements o The applicant and his/her parents must have foreign citizenships. * Applicants who hold Korean citizenship are not permitted to apply for this program. o Applicants should be in good health, both mentally and physically, to stay in Korea for an extended period of time. * Applicants must submit the Personal Medical Assessment (included in the application form) when he/she apply for this program, and when it s orientation, an Official Medical Examination will be done by NIIED. A serious illness (For example, HIV, Drug, etc) will be the main cause of disqualification from the scholarship. The handicapped who satisfy the above are also eligible for the program NOT Eligible: those who are pregnant (disqualified upon discovery) o Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1 st, 2014 (born after Sep. 1 st, 1974). o Applicants must hold a Bachelor s or Master s degree as of August 31 st, * (Important) Applicants who have ever enrolled in a university in Korea will be disqualified from applying to the KGSP program. Specifically, an applicant who has previously enrolled in an undergraduate program, a master s program, a doctoral program including an exchange program (D-2 visa holders ever) in Korea cannot apply for this program. Exception 1. Applicant who has experienced an exchange program in Korea only for previous academic courses graduation, and if it was mandatory for his or her graduation of degree program; thus could submit official explanation from the attended institution can apply for this KGSP program. Exception 2. The KGSP scholar who has graduated or will graduate from a Korean university as of August 31 st, 2014 can apply for this program again only via the embassy if only he/she holds at least TOPIK Level 4 and obtain another recommendation within the allotment from the Korean Embassy of his/her respective 4

6 country of origin (re-application is limited to one instance). * Applicants who apply for the Master s program must hold a Bachelor s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Bachelor s degree. * Applicants who apply for the Doctoral program must hold a Master s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Master s degree. * Applicants who are expecting to obtain the relevant required degree or diploma by August 31 st, 2014 must submit a certificate of degree or diploma expectation, and submit the official certificate of degree or diploma to NIIED by August 31 st, (If not, disqualified for this program) o Applicants must maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4. 3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution. * If an applicant does not satisfy the above GPA criteria, he/she will be disqualified from applying to this program. * If the transcript is not indicated in grades/marks/scores format, or is difficult to convert into percentages, attachment of official explanation from the attended institution is required. o Applicants who have Korean proficiency or English proficiency may be given preference. o Applicants who apply for natural science and technology program may be given preference. o Applicants who are university professors currently in the developing countries may be given preference. 8. Scholarship o Scholarship Period : same as the period of invitation. o Payment: -Airfare: Round-trip economy class ticket. * Airfare for entry will not be provided to scholars who already currently live in Korea for academic study or employment. * The fees for domestic travel within a scholar s home country and for travel insurance to and from Korea will not be provided. * Scholars from China and the Czech Republic will not be provided airfare by NIIED, but by their country of origin according to the mutual agreements. -Monthly Allowance : 900,000 won (KRW) per month. -Research Allowance : 210,000 won for scholars in the humanities and social sciences; 240,000 won for scholars in natural and mechanic sciences, per semester. -Relocation (Settlement) Allowance : 200,000 won upon arrival (only for scholars from their own country, not for scholars who already currently live in Korea) -Language Training Fee : Full coverage -Tuitions : All admission fees are waived by the host institution (university). The tuition is paid by NIIED. 5

7 -Dissertation Printing Costs : 500,000 ~ 800,000 won, depending on the actual costs. -Medical Insurance : 20,000 won per month will be provided (limited coverage). -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) o NOTES - NIIED does not compensate fees for the domestic travel, moving expenses, deposit, etc. both in the grantee s country and Korea. - Airfare for entry into Korea will not be provided to a scholar that has been staying and living in Korea for his or her study, work, etc. as of the date of announcement of successful candidates - NIIED does not compensate fees for insurance for traveling to and from Korea. - The medical fee is to be reimbursed through the insurance company to the scholar after s/he pays first. However, the expense for dental clinic or chronic disease will not be covered. - Any scholar who gives up his/her study during the scholarship period will not receive airfare and allowance for repatriation. - Any scholar that quits the program within 3 months after s/he entering Korea, must refund all scholarship fees. (The airfare of arriving Korea, settlement allowance, monthly stipend, Korean language training expenses, etc.). 9. Selection Procedure Details o The guideline, application form, and university information will be available at the website of GKS ( Korean Embassies, and designated domestic universities. o For applicants (including Korean adoptees) who apply for KGSP via Korean Embassies - (1 st Selection) Korean Embassies make its own selection schedule and plan based on the criteria provided by NIIED, and accept the applications. They select 1.5 times as many candidates as their quota from the pool of applicants and recommend them to NIIED. * Applicants from China and the Czech Republic should submit their applications to the Ministry of Education (or equivalent institution) in their respective country of origin, in accordance with the mutual agreements between Korea and those countries. * Only Korean adoptees who have foreign citizenship can apply for this program via a Korean Embassy if their countries of origin are allotted the adoptee quota. They are selected through a separate procedure; general applicants cannot be accepted through this application category. - (2 nd Selection) NIIED Selection Committee selects as many successful candidates as each embassy quota amongst the pool of candidates recommended by the Embassies. - (3 rd Selection) NIIED submits the documents of successful candidates to their 3 universities of indicated preference, and requests admission examination of the candidates into their master s or doctoral programs. The universities have to notify the result of examination to the candidates and NIIED by the designated date. The candidates who gain admission from more than one university will have to make a final selection, and notify their respective local Korean Embassy and NIIED by the designated date. Only the candidates who gain admission within the 3 rd Selection period can be accepted as official KGSP scholars. 6

8 o For applicants who apply for KGSP via designated domestic universities - (1 st Selection) Each designated university will draft its own selection schedule and plan based on the criteria provided by NIIED, and accepts the applications. Each designated university will select up to 20 candidates from all of the quota-assigned countries and recommend them to NIIED. They cannot recommend more than 3 candidates from a single country. - (2 nd Selection) NIIED Selection Committee selects as many successful candidates as each country s quota from all of the candidates recommended by the universities. The candidates who are selected in the NIIED Selection Committee will be accepted to the university which recommended them, and will be finally accepted as official KGSP scholars upon a successful comprehensive medical examination. 10. Selection Criterion o All documents including transcript, self-introduction, study plan, certificates of language proficiency (Korean and English), recommendations, published papers and awards, etc., will be evaluated. 11. Required Documentation o Place of submission *NIIED and Foreign embassies in Korea are not 1 st Selection Institutions and do not accept applications. *NIIED accepts and judges only the candidates recommended by the 1 st Selection Institutions. They are: - For applicants (including overseas Korean adoptees) applying via a Korean embassy : the Korean embassy in the country of origin. *Korean Educational Institutes (Korean Education Center or Korean Cultural Center) affiliated with the local Korean embassies may accept applications, and select and recommend candidates in place of embassies in some countries. - For applicants applying via a domestic university : One of the 60 designated universities o Deadline of Submission : The date set forth by the 1 st Selection Institutions within March 2014 * Deadline for the recommendation of candidates to NIIED by the 1 st Selection Institutions is April 11 th, * If the respective 1 st Selection Institutions do not submit their candidates documents to NIIED on time, they will be excluded from the examination of NIIED Selection Committee, and their quotas will be substituted by the other 1 st Institutions reserve candidates. o Required documents : One original document (placed in a separate envelope) and 3 extra copies. * Documents not in English or Korean must be accompanied by a complete English or Korean translation authenticated by the issuing institution or notarized by a notary s office. 7

9 Check List for Application Documents Master s Doctoral 1. Personal Data (Attachment #1) 2. Self-Introduction (Attachment #2) 3. Study Plan (Attachment #3) 4. Letter of Recommendation (1) (Attachment #4) 5. Pledge (Attachment #5) 6. Personal Medical Assessment (Attachment #6) 7. Diploma or certificate of graduation from undergraduate institution 8. Official transcript of previously attended undergraduate institution(s) 9. Diploma or certificate of graduation from graduate institution Official transcript of previously attended graduate institution(s) Certificate of TOPIK score (original copy), if applicable 12. Certificate of TOEFL or IELTS score (original copy), if applicable 13. Published papers, if applicable 14. Awards, if applicable 15. Copy of passport (possible to submit after selection) 16. Certificate of citizenship of applicant and his/her parents: birth certificate, passport, Certificate of nationality expatriation, etc. 17. Adoption documents (*only for overseas Korean adoptees) o Note * Selection for successful candidates will be done strictly by the NIIED Selection Committee. Therefore, appropriate documents should be submitted by the deadline. - Dual applications are not accepted. Applicants must apply for this program via only one institution. - Documents should be presented in their original form. - Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants. - Incomplete or incorrect documents may lead to application rejection or failure in the Selection Committee, and scholarship revocation even after entry into Korea. - In case of submitting photocopied documents, applicants must submit the original to the 1 st Selection Institution and have the original one and the photocopied one collated. The confirmation of collation should be indicated in the photocopied documents. - Applicants who are expected to graduate from their respective home undergraduate/graduate institutions by August 31 st, 2014, must submit the certificate (or letter) of expected graduation issued by said institutions when they apply; the official certificate of graduation must be received by NIIED by August 31 st, Applicants must accurately complete the health checklist truthfully. All successful candidates must take 8

10 a comprehensive medical exam when its orientation. In accordance with the requirements of the Korea Immigration Service and the KGSP Program, the candidates who are judged to be physically unfit for this program will not be accepted. - Applicants may submit the copies of published papers, if available. - Applicants may submit the copies of awards, if available. * Applicants must submit all the documents by the checklist order. (Checklist for the application documents should be on the front page, followed by the required documents, stapled and attached.) * Transferring to a different university after confirming the host university is not permitted in any cases. In regards to changing majors, it would be permitted only under the mutual agreement of the departments concerned only within the same university, with the scholarship period unchanged. (2 years of Master s, or 3 years of doctoral, in total). However, quitting a program and applying for a new one is not permitted. 12. Selection Schedule o Application Period : Feb.3 rd ~ Mar. 31 st (decided by the 1 st Selection Institution) o The 1 st Selection : The end of March (decided by the 1 st Selection Institution) o Deadline for Recommendation to NIIED : April 11 th (All documents must be received by NIIED.) o The 2 nd Selection : Mid to End-April (NIIED Selection Committee) o Announcement for the Results of the 2 nd Selection : May 1 st (posted on GKS websites) o Admission Procedures for the Korean Embassies candidates: May 2 n ~May 30 th o Announcement for Final Successful Candidates : June 17 th (GKS websites- o Visa Issue and Air ticket purchase : June 18 th ~ July 31 st o Entry into Korea : August 25 th ~ August 27 th o NIIED Orientation : August 28 th ~ August 29 th o Korean Language Course : September 1 st 13. For further information, please contact : o 1 st Institutions : Refer to The Contact Information of Korean Embassies and Universities in the attachment #8. o KGSP Team, National Institute for International Education (NIIED) - Address: #205 NIIED, 81 Ewhajang-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, , Republic of Korea - Korean version: 정부초청외국인장학생 공지사항 English version: Korean Government Scholarship Program Notice - Phone: , Fax:

11 14. Other useful websites ㅇ Higher Education in Korea ㅇ Learning Korean ㅇ Understanding of Korean culture ㅇ Overseas Korean embassies ㅇ Visa and Registration Application Form : <Refer to the attachments> 10

12 지원자제출서류체크리스트 REGISTRATION NUMBER (Check List for Application Documents) 접수기관 (Institute of Application) : 확인자 (Confirmer) : 인 (Signature) *Do not write in this area. 1) Name of Applicant: (given/first name) (family/last name) 2) Country : (*Please tick ( ) in the appropriate box.) Doctoral Application Documents Submission(Y/N) Check List Yes No 1. Personal Data (Attachment #1) 2. Self Introduction (Attachment #2) 3. Study Plan (Attachment #3) 4. Letter of Recommendation (Attachment #4) 5. Pledge (Attachment #5) 6. PERSONAL MEDICAL ASSESSMENT (Attachment #6) 7. Diploma or certificate of graduation from undergraduate institution 8. Official transcripts & student records from undergraduate institution 9. Diploma or certificate of graduation from graduate institution 10. Official transcripts & student records from graduate institution 11. Certificate of Korean Language Proficiency (original copy of TOPIK), if applicable 12. Certificate of TOEFL or IELTS Score (original copy), if applicable 13. Published papers, if applicable 14. Awards, if applicable 15. Copy of passport 16. Certificate of citizenship of applicant and his/her parents: birth certificate, passport, Certificate of nationality expatriation, etc. 17. Adoption documents (*only for overseas Korean adoptees) 11

13 Attachment #1 재외공관 ( 입양인포함 ) 추천지원자용 (Only for Applicants (including Korean adoptees) who apply for this program via an Embassy of Korea) Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) Application Form for Graduate Study *Please tick ( ) a box that applies to you. 1. 추천기관 (Institute of Recommendation) 재외공관 (Embassy) 2. 추천유형 (Type of Recommendation) 일반추천 (General) 입양인 (Korean Adoptee) 3. 지원과정 (Degree Course of Application) 석사과정 (Master s) 4. 희망계열 (Desired Field of Study) 박사과정 (Doctoral) 인문사회계열 (Humanities and Social Sciences) 자연공학계열 (Natural Sciences and Technology) 예체능계열 (Arts and Physical Education) 5. 한국어연수면제자 (TOPIK 5 급 6 급취득자 ) 진학확인 (Only for TOPIK Level 5 and Level 6 holders) *TOPIK Level 5 and 6 holders must start their studying from Sep 1, 2014) 인적사항 (Personal Data) Please read the form carefully. All applicants must complete all sections only by typing. 성명 (Full Name) 이름 (Given name) : 성 (Family name) : Male Female * Name should be spelled the same as in the passport and in English. 생년월일 (Date of Birth) 국가 (Country) 여권 (Passport) (Number) (Date of Issue) Single Married 년 (yyyy) 월 (mm) 일 (dd) 나이 (Age: ) 국적 (Citizenship) (Date of expiry) (Photo 3*4) 연락처 (Contact Information) *only applicant s own Address: Tel. ( ) 최종학력 (Information concerning applicant s most recent education) 최종졸업 ( 예정 ) 학교 (Name of previously attended Univ.) 학위 (Academic Degree recently awarded) 최종학위논문제목 (Title of graduation dissertation, if available) Bachelor Master 해당국가 / 도시 (Country/City) 전공 (Academic Major) 12

14 어학능력 (Language Proficiency) Published papers, if available(one or two) 영어성적 (English Proficiency) Score : Korean Language Proficiency (only TOPIK) Level: Score: Awards, if available (one or two) 지원신청대학 (Applying University) 대학명 (Name of Univ.) 학부명 (Faculty) 학과명 (Department) 전공 (Academic Major) University 1 University 2 University 3 학력 (Academic Career) 기간 (Period) ~ 학교명 (Name of Univ.) 해당국가 (Country) 전공분야 (Academic Major) 취득학위 (Diploma or Degree) 성적 (Transc ripts) * 이수학기만기재 (only terms attended) School Year 1 st year 2 nd year 3 rd year 4 th year 5 th year 평균 평점 (GPA) Term Bachelor / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Master / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 직업혹은연구경력 (Occupation or Research Career) 기간 (Period) 기관명 (Institution or company) 직책 (Position) 환산점수 (converted score) /100 담당업무 (Operation or Duty) 과거한국에서의거주또는체류사실 (Previous Visits to Korea) 기간 (Period) 목적 (Purpose of Stay) 지역 (City or Region) 거주또는체류관련기관 (Organization Concerned) 장학금수혜 (Previous Scholarship Awards Received from Korean institutions) 지원기관명 (Sponsor) 지원금액 (Amount) (US$/year) 수혜기간 (Period) ( / ) ( / ) 년 (yyyy) 월 (mm) 일 (dd) Applicant's Name : (signature) * GPA(Grade Point Average) must be converted on a maximum scale of 100 points (converted points) * See Attachment #7 * Fill out both the records of Bachelor s & Master s in the case of those applying for Doctoral programs 13

15 Attachment #1 국내위탁대학추천지원자용 (Only for Applicants who apply for this program via a Designated University) Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) Application Form for Graduate Study *Please tick ( ) a box that applies to you. 1. 추천기관 (Institute of Recommendation) 국내대학 (Korean University) 2. 추천유형 (Type of Recommendation) 일반추천 (General) 3. 지원과정 (Degree Course of Application) 석사과정 (Master s) 4. 희망계열 (Desired Field of Study) 박사과정 (Doctoral) 인문사회계열 (Humanities and Social Sciences) 자연공학계열 (Natural Sciences and Technology) 예체능계열 (Arts and Physical Education) 5. 한국어연수면제자 (TOPIK 5 급 6 급취득자 ) 진학확인 (Only for TOPIK Level 5 and Level 6 holders) *TOPIK Level 5 and 6 holders must start their studying from Sep 1, 2014) 인적사항 (Personal Data) Please read the form carefully. All applicants must complete all sections only by typing. 성명 (Full Name) 이름 (Given name) : 성 (Family name) : Male Female * Name should be spelled the same as in the passport and in English. 생년월일 (Date of Birth) 국가 (Country) 여권 (Passport) (Number) (Date of Issue) Single Married 년 (yyyy) 월 (mm) 일 (dd) 나이 (Age: ) 국적 (Citizenship) (Date of expiry) (Photo 3*4) 연락처 (Contact Information) *only applicant s own Address: Tel. ( ) 최종학력 (Information concerning applicant s most recent education) 최종졸업 ( 예정 ) 학교 (Name of previously attended Univ.) 학위 (Academic Degree recently awarded) 최종학위논문제목 (Title of graduation dissertation, if available) Bachelor Master 해당국가 / 도시 (Country/City) 전공 (Academic Major) 14

16 어학능력 (Language Proficiency) Published papers, if available(one or two) 영어성적 (English Proficiency) Score : Korean Language Proficiency (only TOPIK) Level: Score: Awards, if available (one or two) 지원신청대학 (Applying University) 대학명 (Name of Univ.) 학부명 (Faculty) 학과명 (Department) 전공 (Academic Major) 학력 (Academic Career) 기간 (Period) ~ 학교명 (Name of Univ.) 해당국가 (Country) 전공분야 (Academic Major) 취득학위 (Diploma or Degree) 성적 (Transc ripts) * 이수학기만기재 (only terms attende d) School Year 1 st year 2 nd year 3 rd year 4 th year 5 th year 평균 평점 (GPA) Term Bachelor / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Master / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / 직업혹은연구경력 (Occupation or Research Career) 기간 (Period) 기관명 (Institution or company) 직책 (Position) 환산점수 (converted score) /100 담당업무 (Operation or Duty) 과거한국에서의거주또는체류사실 (Previous Visits to Korea) 장학금수혜 (Previous Scholarship Awards Received from Korean institutions) 기간 (Period) 지원기관명 (Sponsor) 목적 (Purpose of Stay) 지원금액 (Amount) (US$/year) 지역 (City or Region) 거주또는체류관련기관 (Organization Concerned) 수혜기간 (Period) ( / ) ( / ) 년 (yyyy) 월 (mm) 일 (dd) Applicant's Name : (signature) * GPA(Grade Point Average) must be converted on a maximum scale of 100 points (converted points) * See Attachment.#7 * Fill out both the records of Bachelor s & Master s in the case of those applying for Doctoral programs 15

17 Attachment #2 자기소개 (Self Introduction) * Please type or print clearly within 1 page using black ink. (in Korean or in English) (*10 points) o Your course of life, your view of life, study background, your hopes & wishes, etc o Your education and work experience, etc., in relation to the KGSP program o Your motivations for applying for this program o Reason for study in Korea 16

18 Attachment #3 학업계획 (Study Plan) * Please type or print clearly within 1 page using black ink. (*10 points) Goal of study & Study Plan o Goal of study, title or subject of research, and detailed study plan Future Plan after Study o Future plan in Korea or another country after study in Korea 17

19 Attachment #4 Letter of Recommendation To the applicant: Please fill in your name and the other required information below. In turn, deliver or this form to the person who will write this letter. NOTE: Request your recommender to seal his or her letter of recommendation in an official envelope and sign across the back flap upon completion. Recommendation letters that are not sealed and signed will not be accepted. Confidential Name of Applicant: (given name) (family name) Nationality: Doctoral Desired Major: To the recommender: The person named above has applied for the Korean Government Scholarship Program. We ask for your assistance, and would appreciate your frank and candid appraisal of the applicant. * Please type or print clearly using black ink. 1. How long have you known the applicant and in what relationship? Please assess the applicant's qualities in the evaluation table given below. Rate the applicant compared to other classmates who are/were in the same school year with him/her. Classification Academic Achievement Future Academic Potential Integrity Responsibility/Independence Creativity/Originality Communication Skills Interpersonal skills Leadership 2. What do you consider to be the applicant s strengths? Truly Exceptional Excellent Very Good Good Below Average Top 2% Top 10% Top 25% Middle 50% Lower 25% N/A 18

20 3. What do you consider to be the applicant s weaknesses? 4. How well do you think the applicant has thought out plans for graduate study? 5. Please comment on the applicant s performance record, potential, or personal qualities which you believe would be helpful in considering the applicant s application for the proposed degree program. Recommender s Name Date Recommender s Signature Position or Title: University (Institution): Address: Tel: Fax: (zip-code: - ) Please return this form sealed in an official envelope and signed across the back to the applicant. We greatly appreciate your timeliness regarding this letter for your recommendee. 19

21 Attachment #5 Korean Government Scholarship Program for Graduate Study Pledge ( 서약서 ) As an applicant for the 2014 Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) for Graduate Study, I pledge to abide by the following rules: (1) To refrain from violation of university regulations and to fulfill my obligations as a KGSP scholar to the best of my ability. (2) To behave in a manner appropriate to Korean culture and society, and not to participate in any form of political activity (such as organizing a political party, joining a political party, attending political meetings, publishing political articles and declarations, organizing or participating in demonstrations of a political nature, and so on). (3) To accept responsibility for paying any debts incurred in Korea (4) To agree with NIIED's decision concerning the graduate program and the Korean language course (5) To abide by all terms and regulations set by NIIED. (6) To permit NIIED to use my personal information for the KGSP. If I am proved to have violated any of the above or to have made a false statement in my application documents, I shall accept any resolution or penalty made by NIIED, even when it may/might result in suspension, revocation or withdrawal of my scholarship. I was informed and fully understand that KGSP scholars are not permitted to transfer schools for the entire duration of scholarship after confirming their host institution including Korean language institution. (yyyy). (mm). (dd). Applicant s Name : (signature) 20

22 Attachment #6 PERSONAL MEDICAL ASSESSMENT Applicants are not required to undergo an authorized medical exam before passing the 2 nd Selection with NIIED; however, all successful candidates must take a comprehensive medical exam when its orientation (including an HIV and TBPE drug test**, etc) in accordance with the requirements of the Korea Immigration Service and the KGSP. If the results show that the applicant is unfit to study and live overseas more than 3 years, he/she may be disqualified. **The TBPE (tetrabromophenolphthalein ethyl ester) drug tests are for evaluating past usage of stimulant drugs. Gender: HEIGHT cm WEIGHT kg When and for what reason did you last consult a physician? (Please explain in the adjacent space.) QUESTION YES NO IF YES, PLEASE EXPLAIN 2Have you ever had an infectious disease that posed a risk to public health (such as, but not limited to, tuberculosis, HIV and other STDs)? 3 1. allergies? 2. high blood pressure? 3. diabetes? 4. any type of Hepatitis? 4Have you ever suffered from or been treated for depression, anxiety, or any other mental or mood disorder? (If you have received treatment, please explain and attach an official medical report.) 5Have you ever been addicted to alcohol? 6Have you ever abused any narcotic, stimulant, hallucinogen or other substance (whether legal or prohibited)? 7If necessary, are you prepared to undergo physical tests to verify the answers given in response to questions 6and 7above? 8Have you been hospitalized in the last two (2) years? 9Have you had any serious injury, ailment or sickness in the last five (5) years? 10Do you have any visual or hearing impairments? 11Do you have any physical disabilities? 12Do you have any cognitive/mental disabilities? 13Are you taking any prescribed medication? 14Are you on a special diet? 15On average, how many standard servings of alcohol do you consume each week? Attachment #7 21

23 GPA Conversion Table 4.0 Scale 4.3 Scale 4.5 Scale 5.0 Scale 100 Points Scale 3.97 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Attachment #8 22

24 Contact Information of the 1 st Selection Institutions Korean Embassies (or Consulates) No Country TEL FAX 1 Afghanistan Algeria 213 (0) (0) Angola <Namibia> (+244) ~8 (+244) Argentina (54-11) /8865/8062/0923 (54-11) Australia (61 2) (61 2) Austria <Slovenia> (43-1) (43-1) Azerbaijan <Georgia> 8 Bahrain Bangladesh <Bhutan> (994-12) (994-12) , 0577 (8802) ~90, (8802) Belarus (375-17) (375-17) Belgium 32 (0) (0) Bolivia (591) ~3 (591) Brasil (55-61) (55-61) Brunei (673) , , (673) Bulgaria (359-2) (359-2) Cambodia (855-23) /3 (855-23) Cameroon <Central African Republic> , Canada (613) (613) , <Quebec(montreal)> (514) (514) Chile (56-2) (56-2) China (86-10) (86-10) (CSC contact info) / Colombia (571) , 8149, 8872 (571)

25 23 Costa Rica (506) , 3166, 3159 (506) Cote d'ivoire <Burkina Faso, Niger> (225) / (225) Croatia 385-(0) Czech DR Congo <Congo> Denmark <Greenland> Dominica <Bahamas, Haiti> 243) (0) ~4 243) (0) (1-809) (1-809) Ecuador ~ Egypt ~ El Salvador (503) (503) Ethiopia <Djibouti, Seychelles> (251-11) ~14 (251-11) Fiji (679) , , (679) Finland <Estonia> (358-9) (358-9) France , Gabon <Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe> (00241) , (00241) Germany 49-(0) (0) Ghana <Benin, Togo> ( ) , 7533, 9921, 1705, 8410 ( ) Greece <Albania> / Guatemala (502) ~ 542 (502) Honduras (504) /3 (504) Hungary (36-1) (36-1) India (91-11) (91-11)

26 45 Indonesia Iran (98) ~4 (98) Iraq 964 -(0) Ireland 353 (0) /8053, (0) Israel ( 972) /22 (972) Italy (39) (39) Jamaica (1-876) , 4198 (1-876) Japan (81-3) /9 (81-3) Jordan (962-6) ~ ) Kazakhstan , Kenya <Mauritius, Somalia> ~ ~8 56 Kuwait (965) /2/3 (965) /9 57 Kyrgyzstan (+996) , , (+996) Lao PDR ~ Latvia <Riga> Lebanon <Syria> (961) ~9 (961) Libya (218-21) /1323/1326 (218-21) Malaysia (603) (603) Mexico <Belize> Mongolia (976-11) (976-11) Morocco <Mauritania> (0537) , 6791, 6726, 1966 (0537) Myanmar ~4, Nepal (977-1) , , (977-1) /

27 68 Netherlands ( 국내 ) ) New Zealand (64-4) /4 (64-4) Nicaragua (505) , 8107 (505) Nigeria <Liberia, Sierra Leone> 234-(0) (0) Norway (47) (47) Oman (968) , , (968) Pakistan (92-51) /1, /6/7 (92-51) , Palestine / Panama , Papua New Guinea <Solomon Is.> (675) , 5823, 5824 (675) Paraguay (595-21) (595-21) Peru (51-1) (51-1) Philippines (63-2) Poland <Lithuania> (63-2) , 9019 (48-22) ~04 (48-22) Portugal Qatar ~ Romania (40-21) (40-21) Russia <Armenia> (7-495) (7-495) , (7-495) Rwanda <Burundi> 국문 ) 영문 ) 87 Saudi Arabia Senegal <Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mali> Serbia <Montenegro> (+221) (+221) Singapore (65) (65) Slovakia 421 (0) (0) /31 92 South Africa <Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Swaziland> /

28 93 Spain Sri Lanka <Maldives> (94-11) (94-11) Sudan (249) ~2 (249) Sweden (46-8) (46-8) Switzerland (41-31) (41-31) Taiwan (886) (886) Tajikistan ) , ) Tanzania ~ Thailand (662) (662) Timor-Leste (670) (670) Trinidad and Tobago <Barbados> / / 104 Tunisia (216) / (216) Turkey ~ Turkmenistan (993-12) ~8 107 Uganda ~ Ukraine <Moldova> (38-044) /61 (38-044) United Arab Emirates United Kingdom(England) 44 (0) (0) Uruguay (598) ~5 (598) USA Uzbekistan ) ~ ) Venezuela <Guyana, Suriname> (58-212) / 1006/1139 (58-212) Vietnam 84-4) ~6 84-4) Yemen / Zimbabwe <Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia> (263-4) /3/4 (263-4)

29 Korean Universities No University TEL (Country code: 82-) FAX (Country code: 82-) 1 아주대학교 Ajou University 읷반대학원 Grad. Sch. 국제대학원 Grad. Sch. of International 2 전북대학교 Chonbuk National University 3 전남대학교 Chonnam National University 4 중앙대학교 Chung-Ang University 읷반대학원 Grad. Sch. 국제대학원 Grad. Sch. of International 첨단영상대학원 Grad. Sch. of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia & Film 5 충북대학교 Chungbuk National University 6 충남대학교 Chungnam National University 7 8 대구대학교 Daegu University 대전대학교 Daejeon University 이화여자대학교 Ewha Womans University 동아대학교 Dong-A University 동국대학교 Dongguk University 동서대학교 Dongseo University 읷반대학원 Grad. Sch. 국제대학원 Grad. Sch. of International 강릉원주대학교 Gangneung-Wonju National University