Fully Funded Scholarship in South Korea, KAIST for International Students

DeadlineMay 24th, 2019

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is offering a fully funded scholarship for international students. The scholarship is available to pursue an undergraduate programme for spring and fall 2019 intake.

The main objective of the scholarship is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students. 

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is the first and top science & technology research university in Korea. Founded in 1971 to raise elites in science & technology, critical for Korea’s economic takeoff, KAIST has been the gateway to advanced science & technology, innovation, and a driving engine for the development of Korea for past 4 decades. KAIST has always been touted as Korea’s top-notch research university of science wunderkinds and world famous faculty members. KAIST strives to address global challenges facing humanity through competitive research innovation and convergence. In order to meet the new demands of producing young talents who care for global citizenship and social responsibility, KAIST now offers cross-disciplinary academic and research.

Candidates are strongly recommended to achieve above TOEFL iBT 83, TOEFL PBT 560, TOEFL CBT 220, TEPS 599, IELTS 6.5 and TOEIC Listening & Reading 720 or higher.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing the undergraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study all the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: KAIST provides full scholarship (tuition and fees) and monthly allowances for admitted students. A monthly allowance of 300 USD (~ 350,000 KRW), not including dorm fees) and the national health insurance fee are supported by KAIST. The dormitory will cost 100 USD per a month. However, student must receive good grade at KAIST to maintain the scholarship.

Scholarship can be taken in South Korea

Eligibility: International candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Spring Semester: He or she has graduated or will graduate from his or her secondary education by February 28th, 2019.
    Fall Semester: He or she has graduated or will graduate from his or her secondary education by August 31st, 2019.
  • He or she is not a citizen of Korea. (Korean citizens who hold dual citizenship are not eligible to apply as foreign students.)

Nationality: International students can apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Students must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST.

English Language Requirement: Candidates are strongly recommended to achieve above TOEFL iBT 83, TOEFL PBT 560, TOEFL CBT 220, TEPS 599, IELTS 6.5 and TOEIC Listening & Reading 720 or higher.

How to Apply: Application form should be submitted online. The required components for complete application packet are as follows:-

  • Statement of Financial Resources – KAIST Scholarship (original)
  • Statement of Financial Resources – Sponsorship (original)
  • One Recommendation Letter (original)
  • Secondary / Tertiary School Profile (copy)
  • High school / University Transcript (copy)
  • Standardized Official Test Report (copy)
  • English Proficiency Test Report (copy)
  • Passport or National ID (copy)
  • Certificate of the Facts Concerning the Entry & Exit issued by the Korean Immigration office (original)
  • Honors and Awards (copy)

Application Form

Application Deadline: The applications deadlines are
For Fall semester: May 24, 2019.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details and see the Admission Guide for how to apply.

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  2. Please any body help me with all scholarships here especially KAIST in South Korea undergraduate or Japan. Thanks u all

  3. Can you please mail me all upcoming fully funded Scholarships link for
    Korea
    China
    Australia
    Ireland

    1. my name is Berhanu MIdeksa I have BA degree in Banking and Finance from Jimma&university in Ethiopian country and I am clever in English wether writing or speaking . please give me chance I want to develop my education in your university and I have the lack of money please help me for more information my email address is  senamideksa4me@gmail.com
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  4. i will be glad if you could mail me links for fully fund scholarship to the china, korea, and other countries

  5. Kindly notify me on the next scholarship program by email, i will be glad to be part of the program as an applicant.

    Thanks

    Alimamine S. Kemokai

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