Global Hope Scholarship Program

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Qualifications for applying

  • Students from nationality of a country in the DAC List of ODA Recipients
  • Students experiencing financial difficulties for study
  • Students who have proven academic excellence
    ** At least TOPIK Level 3 required for all applicants
  • Students who are willing to join volunteer activities and social contribution
  • Students who are willing to join activities hosted by the foundation

How to Apply

  • Applicants should be recommended by our partnering universities, which are followed. Only students who have been admitted or are currently enrolled can get recommendations from each university.

      Chungnam National University   Dongguk University   Ewha Womans
      Hankuk University of
    Foreign Studies
      Hanyang University   Inha University
    Korea University   Kyungpook National University   Kyunghee University   Pusan National University
    Seoul National
      Sogang University   Sungkyunkwan University   Yonsei University

    ※ We limit the number of scholars allowed in each university.
          This means someone has to graduate from that school in order for a new spot to open. 

    ※ We also limit the number of scholars from a particular country at each school for the sake of diversity.

Contents of support

  • Undergraduate level :  KRW 3,900,000 per semester
  • Graduate level : KRW 3,500,000 or KRW 5,000,000 per semester

Period of support

  • Undergraduate : maximum 8 academic semesters
  • Master course : maximum 4 academic semesters
  • Doctoral course : maximum 6 academic semesters
  • Combined Master’s and Docotrate: maximum 8 academic semesters
    * Extra semesters are not supported 

Process of Selection