Dear Sir / Madam,

The Korean Embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina (residing in Zagreb) is pleased to share the announcement of the 2018 Global Korea Scholarship: Korean Government Scholarship Program for for Graduate Degrees (KGSP).

Please refer to the following notice and attached files, and encourage students who are willing to have the opportunity of studying in Korea with full coverage scholarship for graduate degrees.

Thank you.

Best regards,

Korean Embassy

2018 Korean Government Scholarship Program for for Graduate Degrees (KGSP)

  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 among the participating countries.

  1. Number of Bosnia and Herzegovina candidates: 1 (Embassy Quota)
  1. Period of Scholarship

o Master’s Program (01.09.2018 ~ 31.08.2021): 1 year of Korean language + 2 years of Master’s program

o Doctoral Program (01.09.2018 ~ 31.08.2022): 1 year of Korean language + 3 years of Doctoral program

  1. Application Requirements

※ Please refer to the Guidelines for more details.

o The applicant and his/her parents must hold non-Korean citizenship.

o Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of 1 September 2018 (born after 1 September 1978)

o Applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) higher than any ONE of the followings:

– 2.64 on a 4.0 scales;

– 2.80 on a 4.3 scales;

– 2.91 on a 4.5 scales;

– 3.23 on a 5.0 scales; or

– Score percentile: 80% or above

o An applicant must submit an official document issued by the applicant’s Alma mater describing the university’s grade system, for example, Grade Conversion Table (SOAS), and an applicant’s academic performance if:

– An applicant’s transcript does not include information on GPA, marks or score percentile; or

– The grades on an applicant’s transcript are difficult to be converted into any one of the GPA criteria mentioned above.

o Applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to stay in Korea for an extended period of time.

  1. Submission of Required Documents

o Deadline of Application Submission: 23 March 2018

o Place of Submission:

Korean Embassy Zagreb

Ksaverska cesta 111/a-b, 10000 Zagreb

o Documents to be submitted: Please refer to the Application Form and the Application Guidelines attached.

* Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants.

  1. Interview

o Successful candidates after the document screening process will be invited to an interview. In order to proceed with the application, the candidates MUST attend an interview at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Zagreb.

  1. Please find the attachments as followings:

o 2018 KGSP-G Application Guidelines (English)

o 2018 KGSP-G Application FAQs (English-Korean)

o 2018 KGSP-G Application Form (Ensligh-Korean)

  1. Contact

o Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Bosnia and Herzegovina (residing in Zagreb, Croatia)

– Address: Ksaverska cesta 111/a-b, 10000 Zagreb

– Phone: +385-(0)1-4821-282

– Fax: +385-(0)1-4821-274

– E-Mail:

o Global Korea Scholarship (GSK) Team, NIIED