International Scholarships

Sunday, October 28, 2007

[Korea] ACE Scholarships

The Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development in Korea made an effort to specialize a program of Development and Cooperation. All students of this program will be given scholarship for the entire course of their studies.

Academic Program
• Degree to be awarded: Master in Technology and Development
• Place : Interdisciplinary Program of Technology and Development Ewha Womans University
• Duration of program: one and a half years (three semesters)
• Instruction language: English
• Field of Specialization: (student should choose one track)
- IT
- Design
- Health and Environment

- Female
- From Developing Country
- Non Korea citizens
- Have Bachelor's degree

Schedule for Application
• Submission of application: Nov,30,2007 at 5 pm (Seoul Time)
• Interview: Dec, 6 – 12, 2007
• Final acceptance notification: Dec, 26, 2007 to be announced at

Selection Process:
- document screening
- interview

Required Documents
• No. 1 up to 4 are downloadable from the above website.

1.Completed Ewha IPTD Application Form
2.Personal Statement and Study Plan
3.Two letters of recommendation
-The letter of recommendation should be kept confidential. The letter should be directly mailed to the office of IPTD by the recommender or by the applicant herself. The envelope must be sealed and signed by the recommender. At least one recommendation letter
should be completed by a university professor.
4.Completed the ACE scholarship application form
5.College diploma(s) or proof of prospective graduation
6.Two copies of official transcripts from all institutions attended.
- All courses taken, grade point average (GPA), and GPA scale (4.3 or 4.5) should be listed.
- Transfer student must submit official transcripts from all institutions they have attended.
7.Documentary evidence demonstrating the applicant's English proficiency (if applicable).
- Scores of an officially recognized English Language Test (TOEFL, TOEIC, etc).
- The most recent scores are preferred, and must be less than two years from the application deadline.
- Exemption:
i) International students whose native language is English or who have received a BA or higher degree from an accredited English-speaking institution
ii) Student graduated from a university/department whose
courses are taught in English.
- If student is admitted into program without English-proficiency test results, test results must be submitted by the end of her study in the IPTD
8.Additional requirement for Design Track applicants
- Portfolio assessment: In addition to the necessary documents for application, a portfolio comprised of not more than 10 pieces of your work of any style within the past 5 years is required.

Application Fee: Evaluation fee = 75,000 KRW
Those who wish to be exempt from the application fee requirement, please contact the Office of IPTD (
The application fee exemption form should be submitted via email.
Decisions on exemption will be made upon review of the submitted form.

Important Notes
1) All application documents must be originals or properly certified copies of the originals. All documents in a language other than Korean or English must be accompanied by a notarized Korean or English translation.
2) In addition to the documents specified in this guide, other additional documents may be required when necessary, in order to confirm the applicant's eligibility and information submitted.
3) All submitted documents and records shall not be returned to the applicant.
4) Details of the evaluation process and scores shall not be disclosed.

Scope of the Scholarship
- The ACE Scholarship covers the recipient's tuition, on-campus dormitory fees.
- The IPTD Steering Committee may reduce or revoke the scholarship award upon review, if the recipient fail to fulfill eligibility requirements for reasons such as inability to continue attendance at the university or conducts unbecoming a student of the university.

Duration of the Scholarship: Maximum one and half year.

Contact Information
The Office of IPTD (Interdisciplinary Program of Technology and Development)
1102, International Education Building, Ewha Womans University,
11-1 Daehyun-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-750, Korea
Tel: +82-2-3277-5914 or +82-2-3277-5915
Fax: +82-2-3277-3627
Office hours: 09.00 – 17.00 Mondays to Fridays (12.00 -13.00 Lunch)

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