2018 Korean Development Institute

2018 Korean Development Institute

Published:           5/10/2018 9:53:48 AM


The Korean Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management invites suitably qualified persons to apply for scholarship opportunities to pursue graduate studies in Korea commencing September 2018.  The areas of study for which applicants will be considered are:

Master of Public Policy

Master of Development Policy

Master of Public Management

The concentrations for each area of study are listed in the table below:

Area of Study


Master of Public Policy

Finance and Macroeconomic Policy

Trade and Industry Policy

Public Finance and Social Policy

Regional Development and Environment

Master of Developmental Policy

Sustainable Development

International Development

Master of Public Management

Public Administration and Leadership

Strategic Management

Global Governance and Political Economy


1.5 years (4 semesters)

Coursework: 1st year at the KDI School

Thesis Writing: 2nd year in home country

All applicants must:

  • be citizens of Saint Lucia;
  • hold a Bachelor’s Degree for a minimum of three (3) years;
  • submit transcripts from undergraduate institutions; and
  • Have at least three (3) years’ work experience.

Types Scholarship

  1. Global Ambassador Scholarship (GAS)

Benefits: Full tuition and monthly stipend for most recipients

Eligibility: Admitted international students

Admissions Period: Spring and fall admissions

How to Apply: There is no separate application. Most international students enrolled in a full-time Master's program will become potential candidates for this scholarship.

  1. Seoul G20 Global Leaders Fellowship

Benefits: Full tuition, monthly stipend and round-trip airfare

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently employed in the public sector and meet one of the requirements below.

Division head or higher level in the public sector

Minimum 6 years of working experience in the public sector

Admissions Period: Spring and fall admissions

Additional Benefits: Specialized core courses and seminars in development issues

How to Apply: Applicants must complete and submit an online application for Seoul G20 Global Leaders Fellowship and submit all the required documents including an employment verification letter demonstrating the eligibility.

Please note that the Seoul G20 Global Leaders Fellowship is awarded to a limited number of students and the GAS may be offered instead.

Contact Details

Admissions Office

KDI School of Public Policy and Management

263 Namsejong-ro, Sejong, 30149, Republic of Korea

Phone: (Int'l) 82-44-550-1281 or 1220

E-mail: internationaladmissions@kdis.ac.kr

Website: http://admissions.kdischool.ac.kr

Office Hours: 9:00 – 18:00, KST

Application Procedure

For further information about the Korean Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management Scholarship please click here:

Please follow carefully the application procedure as explained here at:   Online applications must be completed and submitted no later than 6:00 p.m. on Thursday May 24th 2018.

If you require any further information or clarification, please contact the Human Resource Development (HRD) Unit of the Department of Education at telephone number 468-5229/5230/5231 or email hrd@education.gov.lc or hrdeducation.slu@gmail.com.

Ministry:              Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development

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