SNU Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students 2024

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • Korea South, Korea South

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 227508
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Fields of study Verious Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully FundedPartially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No
Advertisements

Opportunity Description

In 2024, SNU (Seoul National University) will offer a range of undergraduate scholarships for international students. These scholarships will cater to prospective and admitted students and provide financial support for their education.

The following are the available scholarships at SNU for 2024:

  • Korea Government Scholarship Program (KGSP): Available for international applicants to 4-year undergraduate programs at SNU. Application period in September. Selection through embassies and the National Institute for International Education.
  • Overseas Koreans Scholarship: This scholarship is for overseas Korean students pursuing undergraduate degrees at SNU. The application period is in February/March. Selection is through embassies and the Overseas Koreans Foundation.
  • Glo-Harmony Scholarship: Available for international students from developing countries. Application periods in January and July. Selection through SNU’s Office of International Affairs and Samsung Foundation.
  • Global Korea Scholarship (GKS): For self-financed international students in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year. Application around February. Selection through SNU’s Office of International Affairs and the National Institute for International Education.
  • Korean War Memorial Foundation Scholarship: For direct descendants of foreign war veterans who participated in the Korean War. Selection through respective colleges, SNU’s Office of International Affairs, and the Korean War Memorial Foundation.

Also, check: Seoul National University Graduate Scholarships 2024-2025

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: Varies for each scholarship (e.g., September, February/March, January/July)
  • Funding Type: Partially and Fully Funded
  • Host Institution: Seoul National University (SNU)
  • Eligible Countries: International and Overseas Korean students
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Undergraduate students
  • Study Fields: Various disciplines
  • Study Level: 4-year undergraduate programs
  • Host Country: South Korea

Benefits of the SNU Undergraduate Scholarships

Generally, two types of scholarships are available at SNU. Please review the details of each scholarship as follows:

Before Admission Scholarships:

Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP):

  • Approximately 20-40 recipients per year
  • Full tuition fee exemption for eight semesters
  • Living expenses: 900,000 KRW per month
  • Airfare: One economy round trip
  • Korean language training fee: One year
  • Other benefits: Medical insurance, settlement, and returning expenses

Overseas Koreans Scholarship:

  • Full tuition exemption for a maximum of 8 semesters
  • Living expenses: 900,000 KRW per month for eight semesters
  • Airfare for one economy round trip
  • Korean language training fee exemption for six months
  • Medical insurance subscription

After Admission Scholarships:

Glo-Harmony Scholarship:

  • Subsidized period: Maximum of 8 semesters
  • Full tuition exemption and 600,000 KRW per month of living expenses

Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) – Korean Government Support Program for Self-Financed Students:

  • About 6 million KRW (500,000 KRW per month)
  • Subsidized period: About 12 months

Korean War Memorial Foundation Scholarship:

  • Full tuition exemption
  • Dormitory fees subsidized by SNU
  • Living expenses: 500,000 KRW per month

Eligibility Criteria

Please read the criteria for each of the following scholarships:

Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP):

  • Eligibility: International applicants applying for 4-year undergraduate programs at SNU
  • Exclusion: Applicants aiming for programs longer than four years (e.g., medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and architecture) are not eligible for this scholarship.

Overseas Koreans Scholarship:

  • International students of Korean origin aspiring to pursue undergraduate degrees at SNU are eligible for this scholarship.

Glo-Harmony Scholarship:

  • Students from developing countries are included in the DAC list of ODA Recipients on an international scale.

Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) – for Self-Financed Students:

  • Self-financed international students are eligible
  • Applicable for students in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year
  • Requires an overall GPA and previous semester’s GPA of over 80 out of a possible 100

Korean War Memorial Foundation Scholarship:

  • This scholarship is for descendants of foreign war veterans who participated in the Korean War.

How do you apply for the SNU Undergraduate Scholarships?

Applicants should follow specific procedures for each scholarship, typically involving submissions to the SNU’s Office of International Affairs or Korean embassies.

Check more information about the SNU Undergraduate Scholarships at the SNU official website.

 

Check More Scholarships:

IsDB; Türkiye Scholarships for Muslim Countries Communities in Turkey

Seoul National University Graduate Scholarships 2024-2025

Zurich- One Young World Scholarship to Attend the Summit 2024

Khazar University Merit-Based Scholarships for All Degrees in Azerbaijan, 2024/2025

Advertisements

Other opportunities you may like