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International Student Scholarship
(For students who entered by international student admission)

1. Undergraduate

 

Semester Details
First

20%-25% tuition waiver for entrance and tuition fee

(Percentage will be determined according to evaluation score)

Following

20%-30% tuition waiver

(Percentage will be determined according to previous semester’s Grade Point Average (GPA))

*Applied to those who joined SKKU by 2015. The new rules for those who joined since 2016 will be announced shortly.

2. Graduate

 

Semester Details
First

25%-30% tuition waiver for entrance and tuition fee

(Percentage will be determined according to evaluation score)

Following

30%-50% tuition waiver

(Percentage will be determined according to previous semester’s Grade Point Average (GPA))

 

* Stem Scholarship for International Graduate Students

 

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) has created a scholarship program for selected international graduate students who apply for majors in Science/ Technology/ Engineering/ Mathematics (STEM) fields. The Scholarship is available for incoming graduate program students who enrolled in one of the STEM-field departments.

 

Please see below for more details about the program.

 

Initial/ First Semester (Administered by Admissions/ International Affairs)
Classification Details
Freshman Scholarship

All international students accepted onto graduate programs in the STEM field department will be granted a scholarship of 20~30% of tuition and admission fee in the first semester.

Conditional Scholarship

Students who satisfy one of the conditions below will be granted the scholarship of 100% of tuition and admission fee in the first semester.

* Conditions:

 

1. Academic Excellence

  1.1 Graduated from a University in the top 500 of QS World University Ranking

  1.2 Graduated from a Department of University in top 300 of QS World University Ranking by Subject
  1.3 Graduated from a University in the top 100 of QS Asian University Ranking

  1.4 Graduated from a University in the top 50 of Chinese University Alumni Association University Ranking

2. Research Excellence

  2.1 Published more than one research paper in SCI Journal as a main writer.
  2.2 Published more than two research papers in SCI Journal as a co-writer.
3. Recommendation by Professor
  Recommended by one of the full-time faculty members of the department where the student is applying to.
Continuing/ Following Semesters
Even if students received the scholarship once, they are able to continue receiving the scholarship if the conditions are satisfied in ensuing semesters. Students who received STEM Scholarship for International Graduate Students are strongly recommended to work hard to meet the relevant conditions, in order to maintain financial aid.
 
* Scholarship awardee who came under conditions 1, 2 or 3 in the first semester must meet the condition 1, 2 or 3 below, respectively.

 

* Conditions:

 

1. Academic Excellence

  1.1 ~ 1.4 : Previous Semester’s Grade Point Average (GPA)

  1.2 3.8 ~ 4.2: 70% scholarship 

  1.3 4.2 or above: 100% scholarship                

2. Research Excellence

  2.1 Main writer: 100% scholarship in every semester until the completion of program
  2.2 Co-writer (within 3 co-writers): 70% scholarship in the following semester
3. Professor's Recommendation
  Previous Semester’s Grade Point Average (GPA)
   • 3.8 or above: 100% scholarship
   • 3.0 ~ 3.8: 70% scholarship
   • Lower than 3.0: 30% scholarship
* If you want to find more details, visit the SKKU Website <HERE> or send the E-mail to the manager in charge <HERE>.
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