(1) Required Documents: 1 set of the original documents below, and 3 sets of the photocopied ones
① One Completed Application Form (Form 1)
② One NIIED Pledge (Form 2)
③ One Personal Statement (Form 3)
④ One Study Plan (Form 4)
⑤ Two Recommendation Letters (from two different recommenders stated below, Form 5)
※ Applicant's high school teacher or principal, or academic advisor, etc.
⑥ One Personal Medical Assessment (Form 6)
⑦ One Graduation Certificate of High School
※ Expectant graduate: One Provisional Graduation Certificate of High School
⑧ One High School Grade Transcripts (including a description of the school grading system)
⑨ Certificates of Citizenship of the Applicant and his/her Parents (A Birth Certificate, a Certificate indicating Parent-child Relationship, Parents’ Passport, etc.)
⑩ One Certificate of Korean or English Proficiency (if applicable)
⑪ One Certificate of Health authorized by a medical doctor (Form 7, only for candidates who successfully pass through the 2nd round of selection)
⑫ One Copy of the Applicant’s Passport (only for candidates who successfully pass through the 2nd round of selection)
① 1 set of the original documents and 3 sets of the photocopied ones should be placed in a separate envelope. Recommendation letters should be submitted as sealed by the recommenders without being disclosed.
② Original documents should be submitted. However, should they be available, copies must be authenticated by the issuing institution that they are the same with the originals.
③ English Name Spelling in the application form MUST be exactly the same as in the passport.
④ If there is any inconsistency in the applicant’s name or birth date on submitted documents, further evidential document to verify it should be attached.
⑤ Those applicants who submits a Provisional Graduation Certificate of High School as an expectant graduate during the application period should submit his or her Graduation Certificate of High School upon arrival in Korea
⑥ When submitting the documents, the documents should be arranged by the checklist order in the FORM 1. Each document can be stapled, but do not staple all the documents together, or do not put them into a transparent file one by one.
⑦ Application form and other materials should be filled out either in Korean or in English. The documents such as certificates or credentials issued in languages other than Korean or English MUST include official notarized translation.
⑧ All of the materials should be A4 sized ones; if smaller, attach the material to an additional A4 sized paper; if bigger, fold it up to be an A4 sized one.
⑨ A high school grade transcript should contain a description of the school grading system. And if the applicant class rank or percentile is not stated in the transcript, you should submit an additional official certificate issued by your high school to prove that your academic achievement satisfies 5-(5) above.
⑩ Other documents except the ones written on a form prescribed by NIIED should contain their numbers and names on the top right. (ex).⑦ Graduation Certificate of High School
⑪ Mailing address should be stated in full including postal-code.
⑫ Submitted documents will not be returned to the applicant. So please make and keep photocopies of all application packages.
⑬ Incomplete or incorrect documents may lead to application rejection or failure in the selection procedures.
8. Application Deadline: Set forth by the Korean Embassy [see Appendix 1]
※ As for detailed information on application deadline and submission of required documents, applicants should contact the APPROPRIATE KOREAN EMABASSY (or Korean Education Center) in the country of applicant’s origin (or in the neighboring country), the organization in charge of the 1st round of selection.
※ Applications DIRECTLY FROM AN APPLICANT or THROUGH FOREIGN EMBASSIES IN KOREA without recommendation of the organization in charge of the 1st round of selection are NOT accepted.