Looking for an opportunity to study abroad in Korea?

Then, apply for Higher Education for ASEAN Talent (HEAT) scholarship program !

The Korean Ministry of Education (KMOE) and Korean Council for University Education (KCUE) have launched a scholarship program for ASEAN faculty members: Higher Education for ASEAN Talents (HEAT). HEAT scholarship program aims to invite faculty members from ASEAN higher education institutions to support their acquisition of a doctoral degree in Korea with the aim to enhance their expertise and promote people-to-people exchanges between Korea and ASEAN.

Applicant Requirement:

· Applicants with ASEAN citizenship

· Applicants who are academic faculty members at 4-year
college/university* in their home country

· Applicants whose highest educational attainment is a master’s
degree or its equivalent

· Applicants who are in good health both physically and
mentally to allow them to pursue their studies

· Applicants who have discussed an academic leave of absence
with the university they belong to and how to contribute to
their school after their return

· Applicants who are younger than 45 years old on the day that
the doctoral program starts

· Applicants who have a sufficient level of proficiency in Korean
or English

· Applicants who meet each university’s additional requirements


· Roundtrip travel (one time only): Round-trip economy class
flight ticket

· Monthly Allowance: 1,100 USD per month

· Relocation (Settlement) Allowance (one time only): 300 USD
upon arrival

· Tuition: All admission fees are waived by the host institution

· Dissertation Printing Costs: 400~600 USD, depending on the
actual cost

· Language Training Costs and Medical Insurance: the amount
coverage or benefits will vary depending on each university

· Others: Various incidental allowances depend on each

· All grants will be paid in KRW, and amounts may vary
depending on the exchange rate.

Required documents




· Original Certificate of Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree and
each Transcript

· Certificate of Employment

· Applicant’s Proof of Citizenship Documents

Place of submission: University Admissions office

Applicants are to submit applications by airmail or online to one of the six designated universities directly. For further information, please check [Attachment 2].

More information is available on the official website www.heatscholar.kr and in the documents attached.

Does anyone come to mind who can benefit most from

HEAT scholarship program?