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What to Do After the Global Korea Scholarship Announcement

Navigating the steps after the Global Korea Scholarship announcement is crucial for maximizing your chances. This guide provides a step-by-step overview to ensure you don't miss any critical details or deadlines.
What to Do After the Global Korea Scholarship Announcement
What to Do After the Global Korea Scholarship Announcement

So, you've been watching for the Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) announcement. Whether you're looking to study abroad in the land of K-Pop and kimchi or are interested in broadening your educational experience through study abroad programs, the GKS offers an amazing opportunity. Here's a step-by-step guide on what you should do after the announcement.

Step 1: Check for Rule Updates

The National Institute for International Education (NIIED) often introduces new regulations for the GKS. Keeping up-to-date on these changes is vital, as they can impact your application.

Step 2: Revisit Your Program List

Check if the programs you plan to apply to are still part of the GKS list or if new opportunities have arisen. A program being removed or added can make a big difference in your plans.

Step 3: Consult Embassy or University Websites

The scholarship includes two tracks: embassy and university. Each track has its own set of deadlines, usually set by the Korean embassy in your country or the university you're applying to directly. Stay updated to ensure you don't miss out.

Step 4: Review Your Documents

This involves more than a cursory glance. Re-read your statement of purpose, double-check your application, and ensure that your recommendation letters are in process or complete. The devil is in the details!

Step 5: Send Your Documents Early

Don't procrastinate on this one. Universities and embassies are strict about deadlines. Late documents mean automatic disqualification, no matter how impressive your credentials are.

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