[South Korea] KDI School of Public Policy and Management – 2018 NIIED GKS-KGSP (Korean Government Scholarship Program)


[Scholarship is offered for this program]

The KDI School of Public Policy and Management is now providing a Korean Government Scholarship Program (2018 NIIED GKS-KGSP), which is a 3-year program offered to outstanding institutional candidates. With this scholarship opportunity, we are offering the following programs:

– Masters of Public Policy (MPP)
– Masters of Development Policy (Development Policy)
– Masters of Public Management (MPM)

The KDI School was founded as an affiliate educational institution of the Korea Development Institute (KDI), a premiere government economic think tank positioned at the forefront of the field of social science research for the past 40 years. Drawing from the resources of the institute, the KDI School provides an exceptional aducational experience that combines current academic theories with comprehensive and innovative practical research to support our national vision and key policy agendas.

The quality of our educational programs and our faculty rivals that of internationally renowned institutions, and we have received accreditation from the NASPAA–Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration for MPP programs in 2014 and MDP program in 2017. (This is the first NASPAA accreditation in Korea, and the second outside the U.S.A.)

All lectures are conducted in English by renowned our faculty who hold established credentials in the public and/or the private sector, thus attracting many international students around the globe. The KDI School admits outstanding international students from 70 different countries every year, and has graduated accomplished alumni in 119 countries since our establishment.

Scholars of the NIIED GKS-KGSP will receive round-trip airfare, full waiver of their tuition, and a monthly stipend. Applications with required documents are accepted up until March 16th. You will find more information about the scholarship in the enclosed leaflet.


Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than March 13 2018, 12.00 WIB.