Korean Language Training Fellowship, Korea Foundation

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This fellowship is awarded to researchers and graduate students studying Korean Studies subjects and other persons professionally engaged in Korea-related activities who wish to have an opportunity to take a language immersion program and learn Korean in a systematic manner at a university in Korea.

Eligible Applicants
Persons who are engaged in Korea-related research within the context of humanities or social science studies or persons who are professionally involved in Korea-related activities and who also correspond to one of the following profiles:

  • Undergraduates: Undergraduate students in colleges located in Eastern Europe, the Middle East or Southeast Asia who are studying the Korean Language as a major or minor;
  • MA or PhD candidates: Graduate students pursuing a Korea-related degree as a major or minor;
  • University faculties and researchers: Professors, lecturers and researchers who are teaching Korea-related courses or Korean language courses, or who are conducting Korea-related research at a university or research institution; or
  • Professionals: Professionals engaged in Korea-related activities in the fields of arts and culture.

Important Reminders to Applicants

  • Applicants are expected to have a basic understanding of the Korean language and a certain level of command of it (priority consideration is given to applicants with an intermediate level of proficiency).
  • Applications from Koreans overseas are considered only if they are permanent residents of a foreign country.

Persons corresponding to any of the following profiles will not be considered for the fellowship:

  • Persons already studying or conducting research in Korea;
  • Persons planning to enroll in a degree program in a Korean higher education institution; or
  • Persons having received the Fellowship for Korean Language study in the last two years.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.

For more information, please visit official website: www.kf.or.kr.

28 comments on “Korean Language Training Fellowship, Korea Foundation

  1. I really likes the culture of korea. I have been learned all about korea, but have trouble with their language. just know speak and write introduce my self with hangul. Can I get this scholarship ? Jebaaall.. :D

  2. I really love to learn Korean language.. i’ve learned korean since last year, i learn korean language by my self, bought any of korean grammar books and also my korean friends are helping me, there is no korean language course in my city…

    I hope i can join this fellowship… i really want to learn korean language perfectly and visiting Korea for the first time and also my dream is wants to get a job in Korea someday ^^

    한국어를 열심히 공부하세요~ 언젠가는 한국에 갈 수 있으시길 바래요!!

    고마워 :)

  3. Hi,
    I’m so interested with korean language and culture. I was in shanghai last year for a year to studied mandarin and i have so many korean friends. I really in love with Korean language and culture. I really hope i can get a scholarship and just in case i have to do part-time job to pay my school,i love to. I’m a quick learner and i’m gonna be your great asset! :)


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