Malaysian students today who wish to pursue their studies in Korea universities can apply for scholarship provided by the government of the Republic of Korea.
This year, a total amount of RM2.3 million scholarship has been awarded to seven Malaysian students who will be commencing their degrees in Korea.
The scholarship award each worth RM65,000 per academic year, which covers until the completion of a four year undergraduate program, in addition to one year of Korean language studies. Hence, total time spent in Korea would be 5 years. Selected students will be enrolled to top Korean universities including Seoul National University, Korea University and Yonsei University.
The award also comes with additional benefits such as return-trip airfare, monthly allowances, language training allowance, settlement and repatriation expenses, medical insurance, as well as tuition fees.
The scholarship opportunities are available on yearly basis, which cover the undergraduate studies, as well as pos graduate. Interested applicants can find more details in the Korean Embassy website here. (Note: this year’s scholarship opportunity is closed; students can start applying beginning of next year).