The Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center and the Royal University of Phnom Penh collaborated with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, last Saturday, to host the 2020 Korean Scholarship Seminar.
The event, which is now in its 8th edition, aims to help Cambodian students pursue higher education and further studies in South Korea.
The exclusive event attended by more than 500 people gave a warm reception to the many experienced speakers including; Ky Vannroath, Huo Naihean, Soun Heang and Dr Seo Minwoo, all graduates from universities in South Korea.
Getting a full-ride scholarship is a dream for every student, however, it can also be very stressful as the process to go through can be very complicated.
Although according to Huo Naihean, a graduate from the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, there are many fully-funded scholarships and all applicants need to do is show commitment and effort when applying.
Another speaker at the event Dr Minwoo, advisor of CKCC Korean Corner gave his techniques for successful academic writing that he advises applicants should try. Explaining his style for simplifying sentences and using less adjectives, adverbs and terminologies.
Adding, that candidates also needed to consider their goals and purpose of higher education study and include a detailed study plan in their scholarship application.
According to Lim Chae Young, the second secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Phnom Penh, the Korean government is increasing its target for international students studying in South Korea to 200,000. Stating, this newly increased target will open many opportunities for Cambodian students to study beyond their city.