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Scholarship Spring 2012

Event date: 2011-12-14

2012 InKAS Korean Language Scholarships
for spring semester

Please note that the application for Seoul National University will be closed on December 31st and for all  other schools you can apply until January 28th.

This is a great opportunity to learn the Korean language at a prestigious university in South Korea. InKAS provides Korean language scholarships to overseas Korean adoptees. In association with a grant from the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs, scholarship grantees can study at any of these language Institutes: Ewha Woman’s, Korea, Kyunghee, Seoul National, Sogang, Sookmyung and Yonsei University. Any overseas Korean adoptee over the age of 18 who can invest a semester or more of studying Korean is qualified for the scholarships.

1.      Application – Required documents

- Application form

- One photocopy of adoption document with your Korean name

- One photocopy of your passport with passport number

- One photocopy of your high school graduation certificate

- One photo (3x4cm)

- One page of self-introduction

* In case this is your second term, you could submit just the application; the other documents are not necessary but may need to be sent on a special case basis to InKAS.

2.      Application Dates

Starting from December 14th, first-come, first-served basis

*Only the fully-completed application along with all the required documents received between December 14th and January 28th, will be accepted. Selections will be made entirely on a first-come, first-serve basis.

*In case you had any problems academically or in any other ways in your school in any previous semesters, your application can be rejected or your acceptance can be cancelled.   

3.      How to Apply

① Sign-up through the InKAS website and go to the Korean Language Scholarship section:

Services -> Scholarship  -> InKAS Scholarship Program Request  (

② Submit an application form on the page and upload all the required documents on “Mypage” 

*MyPage is on your right top after you log in.

 4.      Korean Language Schools





Kyunghee Univ.


Korea Univ.


Ewha Woman’s Univ.


Yonsei Univ.


Sogang Univ.


Sookmyung Univ.


Seoul National Univ.

Course period for each university

1)      Kyunghee Uni. – 2012.4.2~2012.6.13

2)      Korea Univ. – 2012.4.2~2012.6.13

3)      Ewha Womem’s Univ. –2012.3.14 (Wed)~2012.5.23 (Wed)

4)      Yonsei Univ.- 2012.4.2~2012.6.12

5)      Sogang Univ.- 2012.3.6~2012.5.17

6)      Sookmyung Univ. –2012.4.2~2012.6.12

7)      Seoul National Univ. – 2012.3.5~2012.5.11

Generally, the classes at all the universities run from 9a.m. to 1p.m.from Monday through Friday. *Unlike last semester, unfortunately, we can’t afford to grant scholarships for any evening classes due to reduced funds. However, even though you have to cover the whole tuition on your own, if you still want to attend an evening class, you yourself can apply for it directly to the school that you want to go.

5.   Fee

- Application fee to InKAS : $77 US dollar or 82,000won (You can make the payment through Paypal on the website or directly at the office)

- Tuition fee is 50% covered by InKAS Korean Language Scholarship. (excluding the  registration fee to a school)  In case this is your second term on the same university, you don’t need to pay the registration fee. 

*Except Yonsei University, students need to pay 70% of the tuition fee.

All notices related to fees will be sent by notification individually after being chosen as a scholarship beneficiary. You will get the results sometime after the application period is ended by email, which is January  28th, 11:59pm Korean time.  

If you have further inquiries regarding the InKAS Korean Language scholarships, please visit the InKAS website to check out the information or leave a message in the Q&A section.

  1. Alexander Borowski on date 2012-01-10 06:11
    Where is the page to pay the application fee?

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