Fully funded scholarship in South Korea 2019-2020

Deadline : 06 Sep 2019

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Fully funded scholarship in South Korea 2019-2020

SNU President Fellowship (SPF)
Spring 2019
1. Overview
Recognizing its global social responsibility, Seoul National University launched the

「SNU President Fellowship」 to provide opportunities to faculty members of major universities in developing countries of
Asia to pursue Ph.D. degrees at SNU. Based on the recognition that the main driver for national development
of Korea has been its human capital, Korea is now responsible to share its experiences with other developing
2. Details of the Award
A recipient of SPF will be awarded the following for the first three years of their program:
 Full tuition fee for six semesters
 KRW 1,500,000 monthly stipend for 4 years*
 A round-trip airfare(economy class based on GTS system)
 Korean language training (only evening class during semesters)
 Group Medical Insurance(only for an awardee)
* Normative Time: All doctoral programs at the Seoul National University system have an established length of time
for completion of a doctoral program, which is called Normative Time. Some doctoral programs have longer than 3-
year Normative Time period (usually 4 years).
**Those who cannot make Normative Time progress will receive a deducted amount of stipend.
3. Eligibility
An applicant must be BOTH:
 a faculty of major universities WITHOUT Ph.D. degree from developing countries in Asia,
Africa, South America etc.
 admitted and/or enrolled to SNU as Ph.D. student for the given semester
Selection priority will be given to faculty members from major universities in developing countries in Asia,
Africa, South America etc.
4. Research Areas
Applicants can apply to pursue Ph.D. in any research areas but selection priority will be given to applicants
doing exceptional work in engineering, medicine, public health, agriculture, developmental studies, Korean
studies, etc.
5. SPF Application Timeline for 2018 Fall Semester
Admission to Seoul National University
Online Application
July 16 (Mon), 2018 ~
Submission of Documents to SNU Office of Admissions Aug. 10 (Fri), 2018
Announcement of Admissions Decision Nov. 23 (Fri), 2018
Application to SPF Scholarship
Application and Submission of Documents to the college /
Nov. 23 (Fri), 2018 ~
Dec. 7 (Fri), 2018
Application Packages from college/department to SNU Office
of International Affairs
Dec. 10 (Mon), 2018
Interview/Virtual Interview Dec, 2018~January 2019
Announcement of the Decision Jan. 11 (Fri), 2019
Note: All application and evidentiary documents must be submitted by the college on behalf of
students to the Office of International Affairs.
6. Required Documents for SPF
 SPF Spring 2019 Application Form (including study plan)
 Certificate of Employment (as a faculty member)
 Recommendation Letter from the Dean of Affiliated College at SNU
 Video Link(Research and Teaching Achievements, Study Plan, Goals after Graduation)
- Students could submit video file using the specified method(Vimeo, Youtube)
- Presentations are limited to 5 minutes and competitors exceeding 5 minutes are disqualified.
 Candidates with the Recommendation Letter from the Dean or President of your current university
are given preference.
7. Contact Information
 Tel: +82-2-880-2519
 Email: intlscholarship@snu.ac.kr
8. Submission
 All application and evidentiary documents must be submitted by the applicant’s designated college.

New deadline for application 6 mars 2019.

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Area: Asia-Pacific

Opportunities: Scholarships

Host Country: south Korea

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