| Lyna Mohamad |
THE Government of the Republic of Korea is prepared to offer a Bruneian citizen under 25 years of age the chance to further their studies in Korea as part of its “2015 Korean Government Scholarship Programme for Undergraduate Students”.
In a press release from the Korean Embassy to Brunei Darussalam, the scholarship will be fully supported by the Korean government and cover all costs such including airfares, monthly, settlement and repatriation allowances, medical insurance as well as undergraduate tuition and language training expenses.
Applicants must be Bruneian, under 25 years old as of March 1, 2015 and have completed their formal education up to the high school level. Preferences will be given for applicants with a good grasp of either Korean or English.
Interested applicants must also possess a grade point average (GPA) above 80 per cent overall throughout high school or be within the top 10 per cent of graduates. Application forms must be submitted by October 24.
The main objective of the scholarship programme is to provide students with an opportunity to pursue their higher studies at educational institutions in Korea as part of promoting international exchanges.
Registration forms can be obtained from the Korean Embassy’s website http://brn.mofat.go.kr. Further information can be obtained by contacting Feroz Andy of the Korean Embassy at 2330250 or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.