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Scholarships SNU President Fellowship (SPF)

SNU President Fellowship (SPF)


An applicant must be both
  • a faculty of major universities WITHOUT Ph.D. degree from developing countries in Asia, Africa, South America etc.
  • admitted to SNU as a Ph.D. student for the given semester


Priority is given to applicants doing exceptional work in engineering, medicine, public health, agriculture, developmental studies, Korean studies, etc.

Details of the Award

  • Application Period : June for fall admission, December for spring admission
  • Number of Recipients : To be announced
  • Amount and Duration of Award
SNU President Fellowship
Tuition First 3 years of Ph.D. program Full Tuition Fee
Living Expenses 2,000,000 KRW monthly
Korean Language Training 2 evening sessions a year
Medical Insurance Awarded semesters
Airfare  Round trip Economy seat 

Required Documents

  1. A SPF Application Form (including Study Plan)
  2. A Certificate of Employment
  3. A Certificate of Graduation (both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree)
  4. Recommendation Letter from the Dean of Affiliated College at SNU

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