POSCO Asia Fellowship 

 February 7, 2014

By  Satish Satyarthi

Purpose of the Scholarship

This scholarship program by POSCO TJ Park Foundation supports prospective leaders of Asia by providing tuition and living expenses to young intellectuals from Asian countries as they enroll for Master’s or Doctoral courses at some of the 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 student to Korea to help them establish intimate relationships with Korean society.The Foundation believes that this program will not only enhance the participants’ expertise in their individual fields of study but also help them grow as global leaders and provide them with a deeper understanding of Korea by giving them opportunities to gain first hand knowledge of Korea and its culture.

Program’s Vision

The program focuses on improving individual expertise in their areas of study while also helping them achieve a better understanding of Korea. The vision of this program is to see these students find advantageous career opportunities with employers such as government institutions, or research institutes, and grow as leaders in their fields of expertise after their graduation.

Selection

All Asian Countries except TurkeyPOSCO ASIA FELLOWSHIP SELECTION

Number of scholarship recipients  30 Students
Eligibility
-Asians who hold bachelor’s degree
-Must be of Asian nationality
-In order to be considered as our scholarship recipient one must be accepted to the program of one of our cooperating universities and nominated by the universities.

Awards

Tuition

Duration

Monthly Stipend

Full 4 semesters(2 years) KRW 1,000,000

※ Please note that the POSCO Asia Fellowship program only provides tuition and monthly stipend. The program is NOT responsible for other additional spending such as dormitory, travel expenses, visa fee, books, etc. You must be able to manage to pay such costs with the monthly stipend the Fellowship provides.

Selection period

June for fall semester
December (KDI)
February (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)

Selection Procedure

The cooperating universities announce the application guidelines to the public every year. Candidates apply directly to the universities and based on the universities’ evaluation of the candidates, the POSCO TJ Park Foundation makes its final decision.

POSCO ASIA FELLOWSHIP SELECTION Procedute

Cooperating Universities:

International Studies – 

korea university posco sogang poscoposco_yonsei_universityposco_seoul_national_university

 

Korean Studies

posco_korea_university_or_foreign_studies posco_ewha_womans_university

 

 

Engineering

posco_postech

 

Environmental Engineering

posco_GIST

 

Public Policy

posco_KDI_school_of_public_policy_and_management

 

*For further details about POSCO Asia Fellowship contact the international offices of above institutions or the TJ Park Foundation Program In charge.

Person in Charge: Hang-Jun,Lee +82-2-562-0227 [email protected]

  • Hello my name is Dany, Cambodian student. Related to this scholarship I would like to ask whether I can apply or not. I graduated from my bachelor in Cambodia, but I did my master in Inha university in Korea, so I would like to apply this scholarship to do PhD. I am not sure, am I eligible or not?

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