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.
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.
- All Asian Countries except Turkey
- Number of scholarship recipients 30 Students
- -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.
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.
- June for fall semester
February (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
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.
International Studies –
*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]