KOICA Scholarship 2024 in South Korea (Fully Funded)

The KOICA Scholarship 2024 is a Fully funded master’s and PhD degree scholarship in South Korea. The scholarship is open to international students from developing countries. This scholarship program is offered by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). KOICA is offering 20 master’s programs and 5 doctorate programs in 2024. It will cover all the expenses for the full duration of the degree program.

The duration of the master’s degree program is 17 months and 36 months for Doctoral Degree Program. Benefits of the scholarship include a Tuition Fee, monthly stipend, Airfare, accommodation, settlement allowance, insurance, extracurricular activities, scholarship completion grant, and much more. This is amazing and a worth try. More details are given below. Dont forget to Join our WhatsApp Groups to stay connected with us.

About KOICA Scholarship 2024 in South Korea

  • Host Country: Korea
  • Degree Level: Masters, PhD
  • Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: February 28, 2024

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KOICA Scholarship Benefits

  • Airfare
  • Settlement Allowance
    • (Master) KRW 600,000/ONCE
    • (Doctoral) KRW 1,200,000/ONCE
  • Monthly Allowance KRW 999,000/Per month
  • Full Tuition covered.
  • Extracurricular Activities
    • Study visits, workshops, Korean language classes, etc
  • Accommodation
  • Scholarship Completion Grants
    • (Master) KRW 300,000/ONCE
    • (Doctoral) KRW 600,000/ONCE
  • National Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance

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Who can Apply?

  • Citizen of an eligible country.
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree.
  • Under the age of 40
  • Must be in good health

Eligible Countries for the KOICA Scholarship

Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, Algeria, Egypt, Uganda,
Cameroon, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia, DR Congo,
Gabon, Gambia, Niger, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Burkina
Faso, Benin, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Angola, Zambia, Central African Republic,
Zimbabwe, Togo, South Sudan, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe,

Central & South America: Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Honduras, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Guyana, Grenada, Dominica, Belize, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Asia: Nepal, Timor-Leste, Laos, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, India
Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Pakistan, Philippines

Pacific: Fiji, Nauru, Niue, Marshall Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati,
Tonga, Tuvalu, Papua New Guinea

Middle East & CIS & Eastern Europe: Jordan, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan.

Participating Universities

  • Yonsei University
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  • Kangwon National University (KNU)
  • Soongsil University (SSU)
  • Korean Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management (KDI School)
  • University of Seoul (UoS)
  • Kyungpook National University (KNU)
  • Seoul National University (SNU)
  • Hanyang University (HU)
  • Handong Global University (HGU)
  • Yeungnam University (YNU)

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How to Apply for the KOICA Scholarship?

I have given the official link to the website from where you can read the application guidelines and required documents.


As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network