Scholarship for Asian Students Studying in Korea

For Next Generation Global Leaders

This scholarship program supports prospective leaders of Asia by providing tuition and living expenses to young intellectuals from Asian countries as they enroll in Master's or Doctoral courses at some of the most prestigious Korean universities and institutions and learn more about various aspects of Korean society and culture.

Whereas scholarships in Korea are generally designed to benefit Koreans who wish to study abroad,
this project is unique in that it brings Asian students to Korea to help them establish intimate relationships with Korean society.

Asian students will build knowledge on Korean economy, society and culture through scholar workshop, steel mill visit and Korean cultural experience programs hosted by the foundation, and grow as a global leader that understands Korea based on the affinity and understanding in Korea.

As to asian students, not only study but also foundation sponsors while completing Master's or Doctoral course in Korea. The knowledge about Korean economyㆍsocietyㆍ culture is accumulated through the scholarship student workshop, visiting Steelworks, experience of South Korean culture program and etc. It will get to grow into the global leader understanding Korea based on the intimacy .

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Project Overview
  • Eligibility Asians that earned bachelor’s degree who have the potential to grow as a leader in their respective country
    ※ Dual nationality or Korean citizenship, Bachelor’s degree from Korean universities excluded
  • Benefits Tuition and Living expenses for 4 semesters during master’sㆍdoctorate course in Korea
    (Living expenses : Approx. USD 900/month)
Selection Procedure

Each year the Foundation develops a selection plan and select the best candidate out of those who apply for the program based on the results of their application forms and interviews.

Based on the Foundations’ evaluations of the candidates, we make its final selection of the POSCO Asia Fellows who have the highest potential for growth.

Selected students have to apply to the choosing graduate schools and, finally can received the tuition and living fee for final successful candidates from the Foundation.

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