Thursday, December 03, 2020

KAIST International Student Scholarship Study in South Korea, 2021/22

Study in KAIST Korea
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LEVEL: Undergraduate
FUNDING: Fully Funded
OPEN TO: All
PLACE: South Korea
STARTS IN: Spring 2020/Fall 2020
STATUS: 176 Days left

The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology provides the KAIST International Student Scholarship for International Students willing to conduct first cycle (undergraduate) studies at the institute in South Korea.

The scholarship is fully funded and provide full tuition fee waiver, living expenses and national Health insurance. The programme wants to select students who meet the goal of fostering science talents that contribute to the nation and society.

The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is a national research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. KAIST is the nation’s first research-oriented science and engineering institution. It has approximately 10,200 full-time students and 1,140 faculty researchers and had a total budget of US$765 million in 2013.

Programme Details

  • Host Institution(s): The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea.
  • Field of study: Any undergraduate course offered by KAIST.
  • Number of awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: 8 semesters
  • Target group: Open to International students.

KAIST International Student Scholarship Benefits

The KAIST International Student Scholarship for International Students provides successful applicants with the followings:

  1. Full tuition fee exemption for 8 semesters;
  2. Living expenses of 350,000 KRW per month;
  3. National Health insurance.

KAIST International Student Scholarship Eligibility

To apply for the KAIST International Student Scholarship for International Students, candidates must meet all the following requirements:

  • Spring Semester, 2021 (EARLY only): Candidates who have graduated or will graduate from his or her high school by February 28th, 2020.
  • Fall Semester, 2021: Candidates who have graduated or will graduate from his or her high school by August 31st, 2020.
  • Applicants with foreign citizenship
    • Applicants who hold Korean Citizenship(dual citizenship) are not eligible to apply as foreign students
    • International applicants MUST ADDITIONALLY satisfy one of the following two requirements: Neither of the applicant’s parents is a Korean citizen, or
    • For applicants of Korean Origin, he/she must have received his/her entire elementary, junior high, and high school education outside of Korea at a comparable and equivalent level of that provided in Korea.
  • Students must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST after their freshman year.
  • In KAIST, English is the medium language of instruction. Therefore, applicants do not need to have Korean language skill for admission. However, after you get admitted to KAIST, you need to obtain TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) 2 level for graduation.

Note: that international schools located in Korea are NOT acknowledged as foreign schools.

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Application instructions

There is no separate process to apply for the scholarship. Just check “KAIST scholarship” on the Statement of Financial Resources section in the online application for admission (use the apply button provided below). KAIST has three application cycles:

  • EARLY (September 1, 2020 – October 23, 2020);
  • REGULAR (November 9, 2020 – January 8, 2021);
  • LATE (March 1, 2021 – May 28, 2021).

Important Notice

  1. Please note that the dates for Admission Announcement are subject to change.
  2. Submit your completed application and documents by 5:00 p.m.(KST) on the application deadline.
  3. Interview is NOT required for all applicants. Applicants will be contacted through individual email if an interview is necessary.
  4. After you pay the application fee (USD 80 or KRW 80,000), you are not allowed to change your application track (i.e: from Early to Regular or Late).

The LATE application cycle deadline is . For more detail on the KAIST International Student Scholarship for International Students, please visit the official page. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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11 Comments

  1. Am Nahimana irene from Rwanda and am interested in studying in KAIST korean language and culture and this is because korean language and culture may help me continue my studies in kaist but i have real failed to get an application form of the korean language and culture on your site and i can real be so glad if anyone responsible can send me the application form on my email . thank you so much for this opportunity and i will be glad for you positive answer .

  2. hi i am shruti from india . i am 18 year old. i just pass my high school . i got 92 persentile in pure science. i want to study in kaist for software engineering in 2021 or 2022. which exam i should give . when it happens ? what is it’s syllebus? and what is it’s fees?

    1. Hello
      Shruti my self Niti and I am also from India and passed my 12th with science stream and wanted to pursuing my higher study in computer science engineering from South Korea I think we should go for it together

  3. i am million from Ethiopia my education background medical laboratory science in addis ababa university i will graduate after two month with medical laboratory science
    i am interested studying in KAIST Korea University i apply with economics and finance also i am interested to learn Korea culture and language us you known Ethiopia and south korea have strong relationship.relationship staring from Korea war Ethiopian support Korea and also like country i watching your country movies
    dear i need this scholarship please support me after finished i want to support my country
    god bless you and your country

  4. Hi! Which grades are required tfrom high school diploma so as you could apply for this scholarship and how to get an application form

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