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Scholarship : For New Students
Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP / GKS)
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Handong Cornerstone Scholarship
• Eligiblity
  • - Both the applicant and his/her parent(s) must be foreigners (non-Korean citizens).
  • - He/she must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and must match the characteristics sought by HGU.
  • - Limited to 15 recipients including freshmen and transferring students.
• Coverage​
Type A
(Tuition 100%)
Type B
(50%)
During semesters:
  • - Admission fee
  • - Tuition fee
  • - Dormitory fee
  • - Meals
  • - Daily expenses (about 200,000 won per month)
During vacations:
  • - Dormitory fee
  • - Meals (two meals a day)
  • * Except for seasonal semester's tuition fee
During semesters:
  • - Admission fee
  • - Tuition fee
  • - Dormitory fee
  • - Meals
  • - Daily expenses 
During vacations:
  • - Dormitory fee
  • - Meals 
  • * Except for seasonal semester's tuition fee
• Remarks
  • - Recipients must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 each semester to retain eligibility for the scholarship
  • - If the recipient's GPA from the previous semester is lower than 3.0, or receives penalty from the Penalty Committee he/she will be disqualified from the scholarship.
  • - If a Cornerstone student does not move back to the dormitory after living off campus for one semester, or is evicted again a second time, he/she will be disqualified from the scholarship.
  • - If the recipient attends more than the designated semesters, he/she has the responsibility to pay for the extra semesters.
  • - Covers (max) :
  • - Freshman: 8 semesters
  • - Sophomore: 6 semesters
  • - Junior: 4 semesters
Outstanding International Students
• Eligibility
  • - Select international students from both developing and non-developing countries who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and have characteristics sought by the university.
  • - The percentage will be according to the total score of Step 1 (document screening) & Step 2 (interview) combined.
• Coverage
Top 10% Students Top 30% Students
- Admission fee exemption
- 50% deduction on tuition fee
- Admission fee exemption
- 30% deduction on tuition fee
• Remarks
  • - Recipients must maintain the GPA of at least 3.0 each semester to retain eligibility for the scholarship
  • - If the recipient's GPA from the previous semester is lower than 3.0, or receives penalty from the Penalty Committee he/she will be disqualified from the scholarship.
  • - If a Cornerstone student does not move back to the dormitory after living off campus for one semester, or is evicted again a second time, he/she will be disqualified from the scholarship.
  • - If the recipient attends more than the designated semesters, he/she has the responsibility to pay for the extra semesters.
  • - Covers (max) :
  • - Freshman: 8 semesters
  • - Sophomore: 6 semesters
  • - Junior: 4 semesters
Entrance Scholarship for International Students (With Official Language Test Scores)
KOREAN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
• Eligibility
- Students with a valid Korean Language Proficiency (TOPIK) Score (at the time of Application Deadline)​
• Coverage
TOPIK Level 3 TOPIK Level 4 TOPIK Level 5 TOPIK Level 6
30% of Tuition Scholarship 50% of Tuition Scholarship 80% of Tuition Scholarship 100% of Tuition Scholarship
• Remarks
  • - - Only given during the first semester at Handong ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
  • - Score must be valid at the deadline date of the Admission Application Period
  • - Excludes F4 VISA holders
English LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
• Eligibility
- Students with a valid English Language Score (at the time of Application Deadline)
• Coverage
TOEFL iBT 85 and above IELTS Level 6.0 and above TEPS 600 and above
50% of Tuition as Scholarship is Given to those that Possess an English Proficiency Score as above
• Remarks
  • - Only given during the first semester at Handong
  • - Score must be valid at the deadline date of the Admission Application Period
  • - Excludes students from countries with English as the first language, categorized by Ministry of Justice, Korea (USA, Canada, S.Africa, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand)
Asian Christian Leaders Scholarship
• Eligibility
  • - Scholarship to train Asian Christian Leaders from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, China, and Singapore
  • - Students that hold nationalities and graduate from High schools in these countries only
• Coverage
6 Students Per Year
- 50% of Tuition as Scholarship
- Covers (max) : Freshman: 8 semesters / Sophomore: 6 semesters / Junior: 4 semesters
• Remarks
  • - Recipients must maintain the GPA of at least a 3.0 each semester to retain eligibility for the scholarship
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