Korea University College of Medicine Scholarships for Foreign Students

Around 89% of all admitted international students will be awarded scholarships alongside admission into the College of Medicine at Korea University – South Korea. Interested candidates around the globe are welcome to apply.

The award is based on student academic performances and will granted for up to eight semesters depending on the student category. After the initial award, a student needs to maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the College of Medicine to continue granting the Foreign Student Scholarships under its own policy.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Korea University College of Medicine

Scholarship Type: Tuition fee Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Korea University College of Medicine

Scholarship Worth: 75 -100% of tuition

Number of Awards: 89% of all admitted international students.

Study Level: Postgraduate.

Nationality: International Students


Eligibility Criteria

  • Both admission evaluation and scholarship award evaluation will be conducted automatically and simultaneously. You do not need to contact the department individually for recommendation form the department.
  • College of Medicine will grant Foreign Student Scholarship (75% of tuition fee) under its own policy.
Foreign Student Scholarship A·         – GPA from the previous (latest) school 4.0 or above (out of 4.5),
3.83 or above (out of 4.3), 3.57 or above(out of 4.0),
or 90 or above (out of 100)·         – TOEFL (PBT) 577 or above, TOEFL (CBT) 233 or above, TOEFL (iBT) 90 or above,
TEPS 700 or above, IELTS 7.0 or above or TOPIK level 6 or above(It is also mandatory
for English native speakers)·         – Recommendation from the department and permission from the dean of graduate school·         – All three requirements should be satisfied to be awarded Scholarship A.
Foreign Student Scholarship B·         – Recommendation from the department and permission from the dean of graduate school
Foreign Student Scholarship C
(Natural Science or Engineering Area)
·         – Recommendation from the department and permission from the dean of graduate school

Scholarship Benefits

  • Scholarship will be awarded to master’s students and doctoral students for four semesters and to integrated master’s and doctoral students for eight semesters.
Foreign Student Scholarship A·         – 100% of entrance fee and tuition fee
Foreign Student Scholarship B·         – 60% of entrance fee and tuition fee
Foreign Student Scholarship C·         – 75% of tuition fee

Additionally, some professor in the Natural Sciences or Engineering area may offer a stipend to excellent students individually from their own research fund

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested foreign students required to apply for admission into the College of Medicine to be eligible for the scholarship. No separate application is required.

Application Deadline: Open

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