How to Apply for the Kyungdong University Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is inviting interested applicants for the Kyungdong University Undergraduate Scholarship.

The Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship is a fully funded program that covers tuition, accommodation, $10,000 living stipends, as well as the full costs of airflight to and from Korea.

In this post, Scholarship Region will highlight the details, requirements, benefits, and the application procedure for the Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship.

Kyungdong University Undergraduate Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Korea
  • Study Abroad: Study in Asia 
  • Category: Undergraduate Scholarships 
  • Eligible Countries: 6 African Countries
  • Reward: Full Scholarship | $13,600 Stipends | Accommodation | Travel Costs
  • No IELTS Required 
  • Deadline: April 28, 2024

Kyungdong University Undergraduate Scholarship Details

The application period for KDU Global – IUCEA Scholarships 2024 is now open for students from the East Africa Community (EAC) member countries.

The scholarships provides opportunity to to study in various English medium undergraduate degree programs at Kyungdong University (KDU) Global Campus – one of the leading international educational institutions in South Korea.

Eligibility Requirements for Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship 2024

To be considered for the Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of and resident in any of East African Community Partner State (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda);
  • Have completed the pre-university level with excellent results;
  • Completion of the pre-university level of education in the home country in 2022 or 2023.
  • Subject areas and combinations to include; Mathematics and English;
  • Have minimum grades of B in mathematics and English;
  • English Language Requirements: Be proficient in EnglishApplicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. 
  • Applicants should not be more than 22 years of age.

Selection Criteria: Upon the submission of required documents, applicant’s performance, and available slots per Partner States will be the criteria for selection of eligible applicants. 

Benefits of Kyungdong University Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

The Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship covers the followings:

  • The full tuition fee of $10,000 per year for up to 4 years (by KDU Global).
  • On-campus accommodation fee of $1,600 per year up to 4 years (by KDU Global)
  • Return air ticket at the beginning and the end of every two years (by IUCEA)
  • Health insurance support every month for 4 years (by IUCEA)
  • Application processing and handling fee of $200 after selection (by IUCEA)

Required Documents for Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application form
  • Statement of Interest to the Executive Secretary of IUCEA
  • Recent passport photograph in colour with a clear shot of face and upper shoulders
  • Comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) including names and contacts of two references.
  • Two letters of reference (the same referees as in CV, one of the referees should be the Head of the Institution where the student completed his/her secondary school).
  • Certified copies of national pre-university certificates and transcripts (Provisional Results will only be temporarily acceptable if endorsed by the Issuing National Agency).
  • Evidence of citizenship and residency of a Partner State in the East African Community: passport/ National ID and residency attest is required.

How to Apply for Kyungdong University Undergraduate Scholarship (Step by Step)

To apply for the Kyungdong University IUCEA Scholarship, interested and qualified applicants should follow the procedures below to apply;

  • Click on the button below to visit the IUCEA scholarship webpage
  • Download and complete the electronic form 
  • All documents must be combined into one PDF file and submitted to IUCEA by April 28, 2024.

  • KDU Global will conduct individual assessments and confirm the final selections.

    Candidates might be required to submit additional documents and designated forms if deemed necessary.Final selection notices will be sent out to the successful candidates only by June 15, 2024.