Sunday, July 29, 2012

Korea Scholarship 2013


Admissions Guide for International Students for 2013 Spring Semester

1. About the Graduate School of Korean Studies
 The Graduate School of Korean Studies (“GSKS”) aims at nurturing scholars who will contribute to the development and globalization of Korean studies. Since its establishment in 1980 as Korea’s first professional school dedicated exclusively to Korean studies, the GSKS has provided intensive research-oriented education through eminent professors’ close mentoring of students in the fields of humanities and social sciences related to Korea. As a result, not only the GSKS has gained a worldwide reputation for its high standard and quality education, but also graduates of the GSKS are playing pivotal role in widening and deepening Korean studies all over the world with their academic excellence. Currently, approximately 270 students, including about 130 international students from 35 different countries, are enrolled in the master’s and doctoral degree programs and research (non-degree) program at the GSKS.

2. Key Attributes
 ◦ Tuition fees are fully waived for international students.
 ◦ The Government Grant of KRW750,000 per month per person is provided for selected students.
 ◦ Free Korean Language courses are provided to train international students to be more competent at and confident in reading/writing/listening/speaking Korean and eventually help them achieve their academic goals.
 ◦ On-campus dormitory accommodations are available at the rate of KRW463,500 per person per semester (equivalent to 6 months), double occupancy.
 ◦ Most courses are attended by both Korean and international students, encouraging culturally and academically challenging atmospheres.
 ◦ A 4:1 student-faculty ratio enables close one-to-one guidance of students by professors.
 ◦ Various kinds of courses are available including major courses, interdisciplinary courses, fieldwork and individualized courses with a student‘s own topic and research plans.
 ◦ Students may earn credits by publishing articles in accredited academic journals or participating in AKS‘ research projects.

3. Program Overview
 ◦ Minimum requirement of enrollment: Students must enroll in the program for 2 years in order to be conferred a master‘s degree, and 3 years for a doctoral degree.
  ◦ An academic year consists of two semesters, which are Spring Semester (from March 1 to August 31) and Fall Semester (from September 1 to the end of February the following year).
  ◦ Courses are provided for 15 weeks per semester.
 Admissions Guide for International Students for 2013 Spring Semester

1. About the Graduate School of Korean Studies
 The Graduate School of Korean Studies (“GSKS”) aims at nurturing scholars who will contribute to the development and globalization of Korean studies. Since its establishment in 1980 as Korea’s first professional school dedicated exclusively to Korean studies, the GSKS has provided intensive research-oriented education through eminent professors’ close mentoring of students in the fields of humanities and social sciences related to Korea. As a result, not only the GSKS has gained a worldwide reputation for its high standard and quality education, but also graduates of the GSKS are playing pivotal role in widening and deepening Korean studies all over the world with their academic excellence. Currently, approximately 270 students, including about 130 international students from 35 different countries, are enrolled in the master’s and doctoral degree programs and research (non-degree) program at the GSKS.

2. Key Attributes
 ◦ Tuition fees are fully waived for international students.
 ◦ The Government Grant of KRW750,000 per month per person is provided for selected students.
 ◦ Free Korean Language courses are provided to train international students to be more competent at and confident in reading/writing/listening/speaking Korean and eventually help them achieve their academic goals.
 ◦ On-campus dormitory accommodations are available at the rate of KRW463,500 per person per semester (equivalent to 6 months), double occupancy.
 ◦ Most courses are attended by both Korean and international students, encouraging culturally and academically challenging atmospheres.
 ◦ A 4:1 student-faculty ratio enables close one-to-one guidance of students by professors.
 ◦ Various kinds of courses are available including major courses, interdisciplinary courses, fieldwork and individualized courses with a student‘s own topic and research plans.
 ◦ Students may earn credits by publishing articles in accredited academic journals or participating in AKS‘ research projects.

3. Program Overview
 ◦ Minimum requirement of enrollment: Students must enroll in the program for 2 years in order to be conferred a master‘s degree, and 3 years for a doctoral degree.
  ◦ An academic year consists of two semesters, which are Spring Semester (from March 1 to August 31) and Fall Semester (from September 1 to the end of February the following year).
  ◦ Courses are provided for 15 weeks per semester.

2 comments:

jacq licup said...

hi! did you try applying for this scholarship? :)

Elliot said...

Hi,

Thanks for visiting my blog. I am currently enjoying my current job in the Ph and I have no intention to take up PhD soon :D I hope you give this a shot. I heard that the uni is quite good. The scholarship terms are attractive as well.
Good luck.