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Graduate Research Assistantship (by Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)) at the Department of Chemistry, Hallym University, Chuncheon, South Korea


Inorganic Materials Lab (Prof. Hyojong Yoo) of the Hallym University (@ South Korea) seeks to recruit promising PhD and MSc research students who will supported by Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) for the University Track. We are looking for the future students who have interest in the researches in the [Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry] and [Synthesis and Application of Nano-Hybrid Materials]. (by Prof. Hyojong Yoo)

More Details about Research Group: Please visit;

Interested applicants should contact Prof. Hyojong Yoo, by Friday, March 10, 2017 Korean time (GMT + 9).  His contact details are as follows:


Application Procedure

  1. Interested applicants should send the following documents to Prof. Hyojong Yoo by Friday, March 10, 2017 Korean time (GMT + 9) by email:
    • Study plan (clearly stating the research topics you are interested in. We would like to know your research interests and their relation to the given research areas)
    • Academic transcripts (Photocopies are ok)
    • Brief summary of most recent thesis and the status (eg. accepted, in progress, submitted, etc)
    • CV (to include names, date of birth, nationality, sex, contact details, education, work experience, publications)
    • Any other documents (eg. Publications, Patents, etc.) that can prove your research abilities
  2. The files stated above are only for the pre-screening process. You will be contacted from us if you are selected as the competitive applicant. Our institute (Hallym University) will recommend only the selected applicants to the National Institute for International Education(NIIED) in Korea. At that stage, we will let you know how you could apply for the KGSP program (You need to send every application documents to Hallym University to be recommended before April. 1st, 2017).

For any further questions about the positions, please contact: Prof. Yoo, Hyojong at the stated email.


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Promising candidates will be recommended for the Korean Government Scholarship Program   (KGSP) for the University Track. To qualify for this highly competitive scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants and their parents must hold foreign citizenship. Korean citizens, including those who hold dual citizenship, are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Applicants and their parents who had previously held Korean citizenship must submit the document of the renunciation of their Korean citizenship.
  • Applicants should be in good health, both mentally and physically, to stay in Korea for an extended period of time.
  • All of the following persons will be disqualified and their scholarships will be canceled:
    • Applicants who are tested positive on drugs; and
    • Applicants with serious health concerns to an extent that they are unable to pursue their studies for an extended period of time in Korea.
    • Applicants must be under 40 years of age as of Sep. 1st, 2017 (born after Sep. 1st, 1977).
    • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree as of August 31st, 2017.
    • Those who had withdrew from the scholarship after being selected as KGSP scholars in previous years are NOT eligible to apply.
    • * (Important) Applicants who have ever enrolled in a university in Korea will be disqualified from applying to the KGSP program. Specifically, an applicant who has previously enrolled in an undergraduate program, a master’s program, a doctoral program including an exchange program (D-2 visa holders ever) in Korea cannot apply for this program.
    • * Applicants who apply for the Master’s program must hold a Bachelor’s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Bachelor’s degree.
    • * Applicants who apply for the Doctoral program must hold a Master’s degree or a diploma that is equivalent to or higher than a Master’s degree.
    • * Applicants who are expecting to obtain the relevant required degree or diploma by August 31st, 2016 must submit a certificate of degree or diploma expectation, and submit the official certificate of degree or diploma to NIIED by August 31st, 2017. (If not, disqualified for this program)
    • Applicants must maintain a grade point average (G.P.A.) of at least 2.64 on a 4.0 scale, 2.80 on a 4. 3 scale, 2.91 on a 4.5 scale, or grades/marks/score of 80% or higher from the previously attended institution.
    •  * If an applicant does not satisfy the above GPA criteria, he/she will be disqualified from applying to this program.
    • * If the transcript is not indicated in grades/marks/scores format, or is difficult to convert into percentages, attachment of official explanation from the attended institution is required.
    • Applicants who have Korean proficiency (TOPIK_Test of Proficiency in Korea) or English proficiency (TOEFL, TOEIC, and IELTS Academic) may be given preference.
    • Applicants who apply for natural science and technology program may be given preference.
    • Applicants for the majors under the Industrial Professionals Training project(산업전문인력역량강화사업) of the government of Korea might be given preference.
    • The faculty members at a higher education institution from countries that receive Korea’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) might be given preference.
    • Descendants of the Korean War veterans receive additional 5% of the total marks during the selection reviews.

Listed below are some features of this research assistantship and the expected benefits of the program for successful applicants:

  • Tuition fees for study period
  • A round-trip economy class ticket to and from Korea
  • Monthly Allowance of about 900,000 won(KRW) and research allowance
  • Basic Medical Insurance
  • Settlement and Research Allowance, Language Training Fees
  • Extra allowances based on research performance


  • Doctoral Degree Program: 4 Years Total (September 1, 2016 –August 31, 2021)
    • 1 Year Korean Language Program
    • 3 Year Degree Program
  • Master’s Degree Program: 3 Years Total (September 1, 2017 –August 31, 2020)
    • 1 Year Korean Language Program
    • 2 Year Degree Program

Further Information

Application Deadline : 10 March 2017

Graduate Research Assistantship (by Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)) at the Department of Chemistry, Hallym University, Chuncheon : PDF

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