Seoul National University invites applications from students around the world for the Samsung Global Scholarship Program. It is funded by Samsung Electronics Co. (SEC) in an effort to cultivate global leaders for research and development in the field of Computer, Electronics, and Communication Engineering.
The Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering has six departments:

  • Information, Telecommunication, and Radio Science
  • Control, Instrumentation, and Automation
  • Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits
  • Computer and Very Large Scale Integration Systems
  • Electrophysics and Lasers
  • Electric Energy Systems

Worth of The Scholarship
Selected international students are sponsored for a 2-year master’s program at SNU’s school of EECE with the following scholarship package:

  • Tuition (including entrance and enrollment fees)
  • On-campus housing
  • Medical insurance
  • Living expenses (?800,000 or US$750 per month)
  • Two round-trip airplane tickets to his or her home country (tickets are provided once a year)
  • Internship at SEC during summer/winter vacations

Conditions of the Program

  • Upon completion of studies at EECE, the scholarship recipient is required to work at SEC (in Korea) for 2 years in an appointment related to his or her   major.
  • After 2 years of employment at SEC, he or she may continue to work at SEC Korea or return to his or her home country to work for a local subsidiary of SEC, upon mutual agreement between him or her and SEC.


  • The applicant’s academic achievement should be superior; he or she must  place in the top 30% of his/her class at a prestigious university in his or her home country.
  • The applicant should be able to work at SEC in Korea for 2 years after  completion of his/her studies at SNU.
  • The applicant’s major must be in the field of Electrical, Electronics,  Communication, or Computer Engineering; Science; Physics; or Mathematics.

How to Apply:
Please prepare and submit the following documents in English:

  • A resume
  • Academic records of previous studies
  • Two letter of recommendation
  • A letter of self-introduction

Deadline: February 1, 2013 for September admission. Interviews will be held in February  and successful candidates informed in May.
Check their website for details of people to contact for more information. You can also contact Dr Seongwoo Seo through [email protected]
For more information, and to apply, visit their website by clicking here.