Inbound Programs

The Office of International Affairs (OIA),
as SNU's headquarter for developing and promoting its international programs and initiatives,
welcomes all students and scholars to SNU's vibrant intellectual community.

Scholarships Silk-Road Scholarship

Silk-Road Scholarship

Silk-Road Scholarship application form


Graduate students in the Humanities and Social Sciences programs including Korean language, history, culture, politics, and economics

Details of the Award

  • Application Period : During the Fall Semester admission application period for international students
  • Number of Recipients : 5 new graduate students
  • Amount and Duration of Award
Silk-Road Scholarship
Tuition 4 semesters maximum Full Tuition Fee
Living Expenses 600,000 KRW monthly
Korean Language Training 2 sessions Full Tuition Fee
Airfare  Round trip Economy seat 

Required Documents

Applicant need to submit the required documents in hard copies before the designated time period to International Scholarships Officer at OIA.

Selection Procedure

Applicants must submit their application package to OIA. Only those who are recommended by colleges of SNU will be selected as recipients upon their admission.

Contact Information


"Thank You" from Scholarship Recipients

"Be confident and the opportunity will come to you". The Silk-road scholarship has given me a very good chance of being able to study at the most prestigious Korean university - Seoul National University. At the moment, I am working hard and trying to achieve the best results in Business school.

LE THI THANH HUONG College of Business Administration (Fall 2017~ Spring 2019) Silk-road Scholarship (Fall 2017~ Spring 2019)

Undergraduate Program

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of the Silk-road Scholarship. As one of 2017 year’s recipients, I’m grateful for the opportunities this scholarship provided me. I rely on financial aid to help finance my education. Receiving this scholarship help reduce my financial burdens and provide assistance for me as I continue pursuing my education. Your financial generosity has allowed me to be one step closer to my goal.

NGUYEN KIM NGAN Graduated School of International Studies (Fall 2017 - Spring 2020) Silk-road Scholarship (Fall 2017 - Fall 2019)

Undergraduate Program

October 16, 2018