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The Catholic University of Korea

2015 Spring Semester

GEO Graduate Scholarship


Program of CUK
for International Students
(Songsim International Campus)

The Graduate School


Table of Contents

. Purpose of the Program ................................................1

. Programs and Departments............................................1

. Admission Quota..................................................................1

. Qualifications..........................................................................2

. Screening Procedure and Admission Process.......2

. Application Procedure and Schedule.........................3

. Required Documents..........................................................4

. Scholarship Privileges.........................................................5

. Recipient Responsibilities.................................................5

. Inquiries....................................................................................6
. Others ......................................................................................6
. Purpose of the Program

To provide exemplary students from foreign countries with opportunities for


pursuing higher-education in Korea
To enhance globalization of the CUK campus by creating a more culturally
diverse environment.
To promote international education and mutual friendship between Korea and
other countries.

. Programs and Departments

Program
Division Department Major
MA

American Studies, Chinese Studies,


International Studies
International Relations

Humanities
Business Administration,
and Business Administration Accounting
Social Science

Public Administration,
Public Administration Policy Studies

Biotechnology & Biotechnology,


Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering

Information,
Information, Communications &
Engineering Communications & Electronic Engineering
Electronic Engineering

Media Engineering,
Digital Media Culture Contents

* Language of Instruction : English

. Admission Quota

Number of Recipients : Approximately 5 students in total


A limited number of students are offered admissions to each academic
department or program.

The department can refuse to accept students, if none of the applicants fulfil
the department's criteria.
In case of some departments, when the number of applicants does not meet
the quota, there can be no selection. This information will be available
when you apply.

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. Qualifications
Master's Degree
- Applicant should meet one of the following eligibility clauses
A. The applicants and both parents of the applicants have a nationality other than
Korean and have a Bachelor's degree or in the final semester of the
above degree program at the time of application.
B. If the applicants or one of the parents are not foreigners, the applicants have
completed or are expected to have completed 16 years of primary and secondary
education (elementary to post-secondary) outside of Korea and have a Bachelor's
degree or in the final semester of the above degree program at the time of
application.

English Languages Proficiency


- Applicants who have TOEFL PBT 550, CBT 210, iBT 80, IELTS 5.5 or TEPS 550 above.
(Applicants who were born and raised in English speaking countries are also
supposed to submit test results.)

. Screening Procedure and Admission Process

1. Screening Procedure
The screening process combines the paper examination, interviews and practical
examination determined by each department. The interviews include tests on learning
capability for major courses.

2. Admission Process

Documents Screening
Submit Application
& Required Documents Interview

Notification of
Certificate of Admission, Enrollment
Admission Visa Issuance Process

Our graduate school does not use personal information (such as Foreign Registration
Number or resident registration number, name, e-mail, phone number, and educational
background) for any other reasons than admission selection. But, personal information of
final acceptant are used as materials for making school register, and applicants
agreement is required in submitting the application consequentially.

-. Agreement for collecting and using personal information is compulsory. (refer to


application [attachment 4] )

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. Application Procedure and Schedule
Procedure Schedule
October 20, 2014 (Monday) ~ October 31 (Friday) /
Required Application
Except for Saturday and Sunday
Documents Submission
Application Method : Only by Visiting and Mailing
Document Screening
November 10, 2014 (Monday) ~ November 14 (Friday)
& Interview

Admission Decision November 28, 2014 (Friday)

Sending visa related


End of December (tentative schedule)
document

1. Application Period
A. Application period : October 20, 2014 (Monday) ~ October 31 (Friday)
B. Application Method
- In person : H312, Michael Hall.
- Via mail : H312, Michael Hall, Academic & Student Affairs Team of
Graduate School, Jibong-ro 43, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si,
Gyeonggi-do, 420-743, Korea

2. Screening schedule and Method


A. Date : November 10, 2014 (Monday) ~ November 14 (Friday)
B. Method : Skype interview (Notification based on Korean time)

3. Notification of Admission
A. Notification of Admission : November 28, 2014 (Friday)
Contact individually (by E-mail or cellphone)

4. Sending Visa Related Documents


A. Visa related documents : standard matriculation permission, Letter of
Admission, Letter of acceptance and tuition payment receipt
(all-expenses-paid scholarship benefited confirmation)
B. Document Sending Period : End of December (estimated schedule)

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. Required Documents
Every document must be issued within 3 month before submitting the application.
If the document is not written in Korean or English, submit the English notarized document.
Important notices will be sent to Email, so giving accurate Email address and frequent
checking on the Email is very important.
Refer to the Required Documents for Applicant list and submit all the required documents
in the order given below.
Required Documents list and additional formats can be downloaded on
http://www.catholic.ac.kr/~cukgs/ (Admission - Admission guidelines Board)

No. Documents Original Certified Copy Notes


Refer to [attachment 1]
(signature, picture)
One more of colored ID picture
Admission
1 O (4*5cm) must be submitted
Application Form
English name and birthday written
in passport must be written on
application form.
Statement of
2 O Refer to [attachment 2]
Purpose
3 Study Plan O Refer to [attachment 3]
Letter of Free format. Hand in sealed in the
4 O
Recommendation envelope.
Those who are expected to earn
a degree must submit a required
5 Graduation Certificate O O
graduation certificate by February
27, 2015 (Friday).
Those who are expected to earn a
degree must hand in transcript
from the last semester and submit
the final transcript by February 27,
Official
2015 (Friday).
undergraduate school
6 O O If GPA or percentage is not written
transcript / Graduate
on the transcript, print the
school transcript conversion result of the transcript
from the WES web site
(http://www.wes.org/students/igpacal
c.asp).
7 Passport O
Two copies of both sides of the
A copy of ARC ARC issued by the Ministry of
8 (Alien Registration O Foreign Affairs and Trade of
Card) Korea
For applicants currently

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residing in Korea only
The original version Transcripts must be within valid
of language period. (based on screening date)
9 O
Proficiency test Must hand in the original transcript
results within the application period.
Agreement for
10 Collecting and Using O Refer to [attachment 4]
Personal Information
Refer to [attachment 5]
Only students from foreign
university should hand in. (Students
Agreement for from Korean university dont have
11 Checking School O to hand in.
Register and Grade Write specifically about official
English name and the period of
attendance of the Highest level of
school.

. Scholarship Privileges

1. Tuition exemption and on-campus residence fees during the entire period of study
(Graduate program : 4 semesters = 2 years) Student must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or
above out of 4.5.
2. Monthly stipend as a GEO TA : KRW 400,000 (Under current exchange rate,
approximately USD 350) during the semesters. (*Stipend offered based on working
hours as a GEO TA during the vacations)
3. Airfare to Korea up to USD 500 : Refund if receipt is handed in after entry.
4. Settlement allowance : KRW 200,000 : Payed in cash once at the beginning of the
school term.
5. Transportation from the airport : Pick up service will be provided only from
Incheon International Airport to the Catholic University International HUB

(Other fees, including insurance fee, must be paid by the individual)

. Recipient Responsibilities
1. Work as a GEO TA
2. Observe local customs and follow school regulations as stipulated by
The Catholic University of Korea.

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. Inquiries

For further information, please inquire with the Team of Academic & Student
Affairs of the Graduate School

Address : Team of Academic & Student Affairs of the Graduate School,


The Catholic University of Korea, 43 Jibong-ro, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon,
Gyeonggi-do, 420-743, Republic of Korea
Website : http://www.catholic.ac.kr/~cukgs/english/
Tel. No. : + 82-2-2164-4474
Fax No. : + 82-2-2164-4751
E-mail : cukgra@hanmail.net

. Others

1. Application Process Fee


Program Master's

Amount USD 60 (KRW 60,000)

A. Payment methods :
1. By visit : Academic & Student Affairs Team of Graduate School
2. By post : Postal Money sent via mail
-. By domestic mail : Postal Money sent via mail(KRW 60,000)
-. By foreign mail : Foreign exchange check sent via mail(USD 60)

2. Notes
A. The screening of applications is conducted only by Songsim International Campus.
B. Applicants who do not submit the required documents within the deadline are
automatically disqualified.
C. Information contained at the applications shall not be changed, and the submitted
documents and the screening fee will not be returned.
D. Grades at the screening examination are not disclosed.
E. If the applicants pass the examination or enter the school in unacceptable ways,
admission to the school will be canceled at any time.

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3. Campus map

4. Campus Location
By subway :
Take subway line 1 and get off at Yeokgok
Station(10-minutes walking distance)
From Seoul Station to Yeokgok Station
(About 30minutes),
From Sindorim Stationto Yeokgok Station
(About 15minutes)

From Bupyeng Station to Yeokgok Station


(about 15minutes)

Seoul Express bus : 905


(Yeongdeungpo to Bucheon)
Bucheon bound regional bus :
Yeongdeungpo Station(regional bus 88),
Sindorim Station to Yeokgok Station Get off on
the south side and take the school shuttle bus
or get off on the north side and take the
neighborhood bus (51)

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The Graduate School of
The Catholic University of Korea
(Songsim International Campus)
Jibong-ro 43, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 420-743, Korea
Tel. 82 - 2 - 2164 - 4474
Fax. 82 - 2 - 2164 - 4759
http://www.catholic.ac.kr/~cukgs