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Scholarships

After admission, students must submit their Proof of International Student Insurance Policy by the first week of September. Failure to submit the Proof of International Student Insurance Policy will disqualify scholarship candidates from receiving scholarships the following semester.

Scholarship for International Students

– For the first semester, a partial tuition waiver is possible based on the applicant’s level of TOPIK.

  1. Students with TOPIK Level 5 or higher : 100% Total tuition (Instruction Fee + admission fee) waived
  2. Students with TOPIK Level 4 : 60% of Instruction Fee waived
  3. Students with TOPIK Level 3 : 50% of Instruction Fee waived
  4. Students who have completed the Korean Language Course (Grade 4 or higher) at WU : 50% of Instruction Fee waived
  5. Students in arts or sports majors : 50% of Instruction Fee waived

– From the second semester, a merit scholarship is applied depending upon a student’s grade point average, from 30% to 60%, based on the Wonkwang University International Student Scholarship Regulations.

Wonkwang University International Student Scholarship Regulations
GPA Scholarship Remark
Student whose GPA is 2.0 ~ under 2.5 30% of instruction fee waived
Student whose GPA is 2.5 ~ under 3.0 40% of instruction fee waived
Student whose GPA is 3.0 ~ under 3.5 45% of instruction fee waived
Student whose GPA is 3.5 ~ under 4:0 50% of instruction fee waived
Student whose GPA is 4.0 ~ under 4.25 55% of instruction fee waived
Student whose GPA is 4.25 ~ under 4.5 60% of instruction fee waived
  • From the second semester

TOPIK Scholarship

– Students who obatin TOPIK certification or raise TOPIK level after admitted will receive financial aid.

TOPIK Scholarship
Section Scholarship Remark
Students with TOPIK Level 6 ₩400,000
  • when Level 3 students get Level 6 certification without taking Level 4 or 5 test
  • can receive only once
Students with TOPIK Level 5 ₩300,000
  • when Level 3 students get Level 5 certification without taking Level 4 test
  • after then, when they get Level 6 certification, they can receive Level-Up Scholarship
Students with TOPIK Level 4 ₩200,000
  • when students with no TOPIK certification get Level 4 certification
  • after then, when they raise their TOPIK level, they can receive Level-Up Scholarship
Level-Up Scholarship ₩100,000
  • From TOPIK Level 3, when a student raises one level up, ₩100,000 will be granted. (Level 3 -> Level 4, Level 4 -> Level 5, Level 5 -> Level 6)

When admitted, a student with TOPIK level 6 cannot receive both TOPIK Scholarship and tuition waiver. A student with TOPIK level lower than 6 can receive TOPIK Scholarship when he or she raises TOPIK level.

Scholarships free from limitation on the number received

Language Excellence Scholarship
Language Excellence Scholarship
Order Qualification
Foreign Language
  1. English (TOEIC, TOEFL)
    • – TOEIC : 750 or higher
    • – TOEFL (CBT): 233 or higher
    • – TOEFL (IBT) : 90 or higher
    • – TEPS: 651 or higher
  2. Japanese: JPT of 850 or higher, JLPT of Grade 1 or higher
  3. Chinese : New HSK of Grade 5 (210) or higher
  4. German : ZDAF of Intermidiate or higher
  5. French : DALF of Level B3 (15) or higher

Humanitas Scholarship

Humanitas Scholarship is granted to the students or clubs who show high accomplishment in review, debate, and test on books selected by the Humanitas Scholarship committee.

  • It may be granted up to twice during the undergraduate years.
  • The amount of the fund and the number of grantees are determined by the committee.
  • Minimum of the previous semester’s GPA must be 2.5 or higher

Scholarships with limitations on the number received

Distinguished Scholarship

Students who obtained the highest GPA from the previous semester and also are good role models for other students will receive 100% or 65% of tuition fee, with a recommendation from a dean. Number of grantees will be determined by the president.

Siblings Scholarship

If there are two family members (including parents, or husband and wife) enrolled at Wonkang University, one of them will receive 25% of tuition fee with submission of relevant materials. However, students who obtain a semester grade point average lower than 3.0 will not receive this scholarship.

Excellence Scholarship

Students who obtain a high GPA from the previous semester and also are good role models for other students will receive 50% of tuition fee, with a recommendation from a dean. Number of grantees will be determined by the president.

General scholarship

Students who obtain a GPA of 2.5 or higher from the previous semester and are in need of financial aid will receive 25% of tuition fee, with a recommendation from a dean. Number of grantees will be determined each semester by the president.

Scholarship for 3 Siblings

If three siblings from the same family are enrolled simultaneously at Wonkang University, 35% of tuition will be provided to each of them. However, students who obtain a semester grade point average lower than 3.0 will not receive this scholarship.