Inbound Programs

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.


Overseas Koreans Scholarship


Overseas Korean students who wish to take undergraduate degrees at SNU


  • Full tuition exemption for a maximum of 8 semesters(Only when conditions are met)
  • Living expenses: 900,000 KRW per month 8 semesters(maximum)
  • Airfare for one economy round trip
  • Korean language training fee: fee exemption at the Language Education Institute for 6 months
  • Medical insurance subscription(private company)

Application Period

February or March(Once a year, Recruitment period is about one month)

Selection Procedure

Applicants submit applications(apply online and print) and other documents to Korean embassies in their countries ▶ the embassies make the first selection ▶ the Overseas Koreans Foundation make the second selection


The latest announcement on this scholarship can be found only via the foundation’s website.


Overseas Koreans Foundation: (Korean)
※ Scholarship packages are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the supporting organization.

January 14, 2019