Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) 2016 in South Korea

Sponsor: Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)

Submission Deadline

14th of March 2016

Field(s) of Study

Computer & Information Systems

Award Amount



There is an opening for the Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP 2016) for international students with the following research focus areas: Computer Architecture (Advisor: Prof. Jeong-A Lee, Email: leejeonga@gmail.com ) ž High-performance computer architecture, configurable computing, approximate computing ž Embedded Hardware Design, Fault-tolerant FPGA architecture, CORDIC processor and applications Duration: Direct PhD- 4years and Integrated MSc & PhD- 5years (these include Korean language training for cultural exchange and to assist students properly integrate while in Korea. However, lectures and research activity will be in English)

Other Criteria

To qualify for this highly competitive scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements: 1. Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of September 1, 2016. 2. For Doctoral program (or Integrated Master’s & Doctoral program): students should hold a Master’s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than Master’s degree. 3. Important Requirements: Official English Score(IELTS) should be 6.5 or higher Applicants must maintain a grade point average GPA of at least 3.0 - 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 85% 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.

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More Award Details

Number of Awards3
Includesž Tuition fees for study period ž A round-trip economy class ticket to and from Korea ž Monthly Allowance of 900,000 won(KRW) ž Basic Medical Insurance ž Extra allowances based on research performance
Nationality RequiredUnrestricted
Host CountriesKorea, South

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