Master Program, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, 2016 NIIED GKS-KGSP

The KGSP (Korean Government Scholarship Program) is a scholarship program sponsored by the NIIED (National Institute for International Education) and designed to provide higher education in Korea for international students in the aim of promoting international exchange in education and mutual friendship amongst the participating countries.

Benefits Full tuition, monthly stipend, round-trip airfare
Program Duration Total 3 years:

-First year: Korean language training
-Second & Third year: Master’s program
-Be non-Korean citizens whose parents are also non-Korean citizens*.
-Be physically and mentally healthy
-Be under 40 years of age as of September 1st, 2016
-Hold a bachelor’s or an equivalent degree prior to August 31st, 2016
-Have a GPA higher than B or 80% from the previously attended institution
*Applicants must be from designated countries (see NIIED application guideline)
Application Deadline March 25, 2016


  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Master of Development Policy (MDP)
  • Master of Public Management
















All applicants must read the application guideline below thoroughly and follow each instruction. Please note that all applicants applying via KDI School must submit an online application additional to the required documents in the guideline.


  1. Application Form
  2. Application Guideline

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Kantor Urusan International UGM (Bulaksumur, F13) no later than March 14, 2016