The Royal British Legion and the British Korean Veterans Association are providing the Postgraduate funding for British applicants in South Korea. The scholarship scheme offers an opportunity for a graduate from any discipline to live and study in South Korea for up to two years.
The Royal British Legion sometimes called The British Legion or the Legion is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
- Application Deadline: Closed
- Course Level: The grant is available to pursue a postgraduate degree.
- Study Subject: The grant is awarded in any discipline.
- Nationality: UK
- Number of Awards: Not given
- The award can be taken in South Korea
- Eligible Countries: Applicants from the UK
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must have UK nationality
- Applicants should usually be aged between 21 and 30 on 1 March in the year they take up their award.
- Applicants must be holders of recognised UK degrees or in the process of graduating.
- The grant is open to members of the public, with a preference for applications from those with a family connection with the Armed Forces and in particular descendants of those members of HM Forces who hold or are entitled to hold, the UK and/or the United Nations Korean Campaign Medals.
- English Language Requirements: Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction of the host university.
How to Apply:
- A valid UK Passport
- A completed visa application
- Standard admission letter for students, substantiating educational ability issued by the president or dean of the university
- Confirmation of funding letter indicating the ability to cover expenses of the applicant (provided by TRBL)
- Administration fee (funded by the Scholarship fund)
- Substantiating documents for researchers, including a reference, if applicable.
The sponsorship will cover the followings:
- An intensive Korean language course in the UK before departure
- An open return flight to South Korea
- University course fees
- Contribution to accommodation costs
- One return flight to the UK during the study period
- Ancillary expenses related to the cost of living (via a regular stipend paid to the awardee)