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KOREA UNIVERSITY
Graduate School of Labor Studies

Regulations

 

 

Enacted on March 1, 2009
Partially amended on March 1, 2017
<Graduate School of Labor Studies, Administration Office>


Article 1 (Purpose) These detailed regulations prescribe matters regarding the selection of scholarship students and the provision of

                scholarships at the Graduate School of Labor Studies (hereinafter referred to as “Graduate School”) of Korea University

             (hereinafter referred to as “KU”)

 

Article 2 (Scope of Application) The selection of scholarship students and the provision of scholarships at the Graduate School shall

                comply with these detailed regulations except for cases where there is a separate rule set by government organizations,

              scholarship donors, or scholarship organizations.

 

Article 3 (Eligibility for Scholarships) Scholarships shall be awarded to graduate students enrolled in the current semester, and the

                number of beneficiaries and the amount of payments shall be determined by the dean of the Graduate School.

 

Article 4 (Classification of Scholarships) The classification of graduate scholarships is as follows.
               1. General Scholarships
                   ① Merit Scholarship
                   ② Need-based Scholarship
               2. Work/Volunteer Service Scholarships
                   Volunteer Service Scholarship
                   Assistant Scholarship
                   ③ Work Scholarship
               3. Fund-based Scholarships
                    Labor Scholarship
                    Junior Encouragement Scholarship
               4. Achievement Scholarships
                    University Development Scholarship
                    Special Scholarship
               5. Tuition Reduction
                    Welfare Scholarship
                    Tuition Reduction for Extended Studentship
               6. External Scholarships

 

Article 5 (General Scholarships)  The types, eligibility, and selection methods of general scholarships shall be as follows.
               1. Merit Scholarship
                    a. Types
                         -Outstanding Scholarship: awarded to the student in each department who earned the highest GPA in the previous

                           semester
                         -Excellent Scholarship: awarded to students in each department who earned a high GPA in the previous semester
                    b. Eligibility: Students who completed at least six credits in the previous semester (four credits for those who had

                         already completed 22 or more credits prior to the previous semester) excluding the following course credits
                     -Thesis Seminar
                     -Research Guidance
                     -Prerequisite Courses
                 c. Selection Criteria: When students compete with each other for scholarships for outstanding and excellence, priority

                     shall be given to those with more credit hours, greater number of semesters, full-time studentship, and seniority in

                     age, in that order.
                 d. Management of Unregistered Students: If a selected scholarship student does not register for the upcoming

                     semester, the cholarship shall be awarded to the next duly qualified student.
              2. Need-based Scholarship: Need-based Scholarships shall be awarded based on the financial situation of students who

                  submitted a written recommendation from the head professor of the department and applied for the scholarship.
            ② General scholarships are funded by the scholarship budget of the Graduate School. With a review by the Scholarship

                Committee, a separate scholarship fund established in the Graduate School may be used to secure financing.

 

Article 6 (Work/Volunteer Service Scholarships)  The types and eligibility of Work/Volunteer Service Scholarships shall be

                as follows.
            1. Volunteer Service Scholarship: This scholarship shall be awarded to selected students who provided volunteer services

                in student-governing departments and contributed to the development of the Graduate School.
            2. Assistant Scholarship: This scholarship shall be awarded to students who earned an excellent GPA in the previous

                semester and are employed as assistant students under the provision of assistant employment or those who are

                engaged in equivalent positions.
            3. Work Scholarship: This scholarship shall be awarded to students who provided services in the Graduate School, such as

                administrative assistant tasks.

 

Article 7 (Fund-based Scholarships)  Fund-based Scholarships are as follows.
               1. Labor Scholarship: This scholarship, using the scholarship fund established by the Graduate School, shall be awarded to

                   selected labor experts who work full-time in labor-related organizations, such as labor unions.
               2. Junior Encouragement Scholarship: This scholarship is funded by donations from students who graduated in the previous

                   semester. Following review by the Scholarship Committee, the scholarship fund established in the Graduate School may

                   be used to secure financing.


            ② The beneficiaries and the amount of financing shall be decided by the Graduate Scholarship Committee.

 

Article 8 (Achievement Scholarships)  Achievement Scholarships are as follows.
               1. University Development Scholarship: This scholarship shall be awarded to students who contributed to the development

                   of the Graduate School.
             2. Special Scholarship: This scholarship shall be awarded to students who are recommended by the dean of the Graduate

                 School or the head professor of the department for their special contribution to the operation of academic affairs.
          ② The detailed eligibility, selection criteria, and the amount of financing shall be discussed by the Graduate Scholarship

              Committee.

 

Article 9 (Tuition Reduction)  The types of tuition reduction are as follows.
             1. Welfare Scholarship: Tuition shall be reduced in accordance with tuition subsidy regulations for students who are linear

                 descendants of KU Faculty and staff employed by the KU president (including honorary professors, contract workers,

                 and part-time workers) and corporation employees.
             2. Tuition Reduction for Extended Studentship: Tuition shall be reduced depending on registered credits for students

                 who registered for more than six semesters exceeding the time limit for course completion as follows.
                 a. Students who registered for 1-3 credits: 1/2 reduction of tuition
                 b. Students who registered for 4-5 credits: 1/3 reduction of tuition

 

Article 10 (External Scholarships) ① External Scholarships refer to scholarships provided by government organizations, donors,

                  or various scholarship organizations.
            ② Rules set by external scholarship providers shall apply to matters related to scholarship application, document submission,

                 selection method, number of beneficiaries, and the amount of funding.

 

Article 11 (Scholarship Committee) ① The Scholarship Committee shall be established to review matters related to Graduate

                  School scholarships.
             ② The Scholarship Committee shall be composed of the dean of the Graduate School and the head professor of the department.

 

Article 12 (Absence of Provisions) For matters without any specific rules prescribed in these detailed regulations, the Graduate

                  Scholarship Committee shall make decisions concerning enforcement.

 

 

                 Supplementary Provision

 

 

① These regulations shall enter into effect on March 1, 2009.
② With the enforcement of these regulations, the bylaw on the administration of scholarships of the Graduate School of Labor

     Studies(internal regulations of the Graduate School of Labor Studies) shall be rescinded.

 

                Supplementary Provision

 

① These regulations shall enter into effect on March 1, 2017.
② With the enforcement of these regulations, the bylaw on labor scholarships of the Graduate School of Labor Studies shall

     be rescinded.