The Korea Foundation provides foreign scholars and graduate students of Korean studies and those working in Korea-related fields abroad with an opportunity to learn Korean systematically in a Korean language immersion program at Korean universities.Go to KF Application Portal
Those involved in Korea-related research or work in the fields of humanities, social sciences, arts and culture and meet the following profiles may apply for the program. Applicants must be able to understand and speak basic-level Korean at least.
Individuals corresponding to any of the following profiles are not eligible to apply
Korean language training at a university in Korea
Approximately 40 per year
If fellowship recipients demonstrate outstanding results, the fellowship period may be extended for up to two three-month periods, adding up to a maximum total period of twelve months.
Fellowship recipients must progress one level higher for each term of study, and submit a report, using the Foundation's report form, before the expiration of the fellowship period.
Please refer to program announcements each year for further details.