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Korea has opened its doors for South African scientists. The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is offering South African students a scholarship... Korea offers study opportunity for 2018

Korea has opened its doors for South African scientists.

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is offering South African students a scholarship to study towards a postgraduate qualification of which the Department of Higher Education and Training will be responsible for the nominations of qualifying candidates from South Africa.

The scholarship will cover the following fees:

  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 4 semesters (M.S. degree) / 8 semesters (Ph.D. degree)
  • Living expenses: 300,000 KRW per month
  • Medical insurance

Type of qualification/ degree level:

  • Postgraduates Degrees

Field of study:

  • Science, Engineering and Technology.

 

Who can apply?

  • South African citizens in good health with a strong academic record.
  • Must have university entrance into a similar postgraduate programme at a public South African University.
  • Master’s applicants must have a four year qualification equivalent to a NQF level 8 and achieved an overall minimum average of 65%.
  • PhD applicants must have a Master’s degree and must have achieved an overall minimum average of 65%.
  • Available to study in Korea from September 2018.
  • Must have applied for the study programme at KAIST on a full-time basis.
  • Intend to return to South Africa at the end of your studies.

 

How to apply:

Interested individuals should complete the DHET application form and attach the following documents:

  • Transcript/s of highest qualification/s.
  • Copy of ID.
  • Proof of online KAIST application.

Email the application form together with the above mentioned documents before the closing date at KoreaScholarship@dhet.gov.za

 

Application closing date:

  • 13 April 2018- no late applications will be considered!!!

For more information on how to apply, the scholarship or any enquiries click here

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