Tuesday, August 10, 2021

[Master and PhD Degree] KAIST International Student Scholarship 2022, South Korea (Full Tuition Fee and Living Expenses)

KAIST (formally the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) is a national research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. KAIST was established by the Korean government, with the help of American policymakers, in 1971 as the nation's first research-oriented science and engineering institution. KAIST also has been internationally accredited in business education, and hosting the Secretariat of AAPBS. KAIST has approximately 10,200 full-time students and 1,140 faculty researchers and had a total budget of US$765 million in 2013, of which US$459 million was from research contracts.
From 1980 to 2008, the institute was known as the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. In 2008, the name was shortened to "KAIST".

  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 4 semesters (MS) / 8 semesters (PhD)
  • Living expenses: 350,000 KRW per month (for MS) or 400,000 KRW per month (for PhD)
  • Medical Insurance
  • Additional Stipend can be available for research assistants.
  • Applicants must hold or expect to hold a Bachelor’s degree for Master or MasterPh.D. Integrated program application or Master’s degree for a Doctoral program
    application by
    February 28, 2022
  • S/he is NOT a citizen of Korea (Korean citizens who hold dual citizenships are not eligible for applying as international students).
  • Students must maintain GPA over 2.0 out of 4.3 at KAIST
  • GPA requirement of Seoul campus may be different from the above requirement. 

How to Apply:
Please refer to Admission Guide Bellow
  • hardcopy of the online application printout and all the required documents must arrive at our office by September 30th.
  • The Postal Address of Our Office for the Application Material Submission
    • Graduate Admissions Team, KAIST
      #110, 1st Floor, E16‐1 B/D,
      Daehakro 291, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141,
      Republic of Korea
      * Currently, delays in delivery have occurred when using the national postal service. Please check the delivery estimation when you search for an international carrier serivce.

There is no separate process for applying scholarship
  • Just check “KAIST scholarship” on the Statement of Financial Resources section on online application for admission.

If you need financial aid, you can apply for KAIST scholarship by selecting ‘KAIST scholarship’ in the application form. KAIST scholarship recipients will be announced with the admission result. The scholarship amount and conditions are set prior to student enrollment based on the merits of the applicant. The KAIST Scholarship Committee will examine further exemption of tuition and fees every year. KAIST scholarship recipients are generally exempt from paying tuition and fees.

On-line Application :23 September 2021
Document Submission: 30 September 2021 '