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Application Guidelines for SNU President Fellowship Program of Spring 2024

We are pleased to announce the call for the SNU President Fellowship Program for Spring 2024. Please read the details of the scholarship below carefully and apply within the designated period.


1SNU President Fellowship Program (SPF)

SNU President Fellowship Program is one of SNU’s most prestigious scholarship programs, launched to provide opportunities to faculty members of major universities in developing countries to pursue Ph.D. degrees at SNU.


2. Eligible Applicants (must meet all the below requirements)

1) A faculty member of a major university in a developing country WITHOUT a, who holds a master's degree or higher from an accredited institution

    - The SPF Program recongnizes applicants as a faculty member if the applicant satisfies at least one of the below conditions : 

    an applicant who is employed to teach an academic course or to conduct academic research

    ⒝ an applicant who is an expected master's degree holder who has been employed for at least six months until now to teach an academic course or to conduct an academic research

   - The applicant must be able to prove that the he/she is now employed as one of the below positions at an university:

     · Professor

     · Associate Professor

     · Assistant Professor

     · Research Professor

     · Lecturer

     · Instructor

     · Teaching Assistant

     · Research Assistant

     (NOTE: if the applicant’s certificate can show that he/she qualifies for the conditions (a) or (b), other positions/ranks other than the ones mentioned above may be recognized as the equivalent)

2) A newly admitted student to SNU as Ph D. student for Spring 2024 semester

    ※ Priority will be given to faculty members from major universities in  developing countries in Asia, Africa, South America etc.


3. Scholarship Benefits

- Full tuition fee for six semesters

- KRW 1,500,000~2,000,000 monthly stipend for 3~4 years

- A round-trip airfare(economy class based on GTS system)

- Korean language training (only evening class during regular semesters)

- National health Insurance coverage(amount of coverage can differ depending on the recipient’s situation)

- Child care support(amount of coverage can differ depending on the recipient's situation)


4. Important Notes

  - Online SPF application should be done through the SNU Office of Admissions website ( within the admissions application period. (July 3rd (Mon.), 2023 ~ July 7th (Fri.), 2023)


5. Inquiries

Ms. Jinsol Maeng

Office of International Affairs(Bldg. #152, 1st Floor, Administration Office)

Seoul National University

1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, Korea

Tel: +82-2-880-2519



Please download the attached guidelines and application forms for detailed instructions regarding the application process.


Attached file 1. Guidelines for SNU President Fellowship Spring 2024

2. SNU President Fellowship Spring 2024 Application form