Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students at KAIST, South Korea 2018/2019

The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) offers the KAIST International Student Scholarship for both undergraduate international students. 

KAIST Undergraduate Scholarships are very competitive and once a student is selected by KAIST, his/her tuition fee is waived off and he/she will get scholarship based on KAIST policies.
KAIST welcomes applications from all over the world. Eligible international undergraduate applicants wishing to study at KAIST are invited to apply for the KAISTInternational Student Scholarship as they apply for their course. You can choose to apply either for SPRING semester or Fall semester.

  • Offered annually? Yes
  • Eligible Countries: International countries (except South Korea)
  • To be taken at (country): South Korea
  • Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at the University
  • Course Level: Undergraduate taught

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants of International Student Admission
  • Students must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST
  • Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 8 semesters
  • Living expenses: 200,000 ~ 350,000 KRW per month
  • National Health insurance

Duration of Scholarship: 

Duration of course
Method of Application: 

There is no separate process for applying scholarship. Just check “KAIST scholarship” on the Statement of Financial Resources section on online application for admission.
Interested candidates should refer to the guidelines here to prepare for required documents in detail.

Scholarship Application Deadlines

  • Deadline for the application for a scholarship is the same as deadline for processing admission:

KAIST has three application cycles: EARLY, REGULAR, and LATE.

  • Application Opens: 1st September 2017
  • Application Closes: 25th October 2017


  • Application Opens: 1st November 2017
  • Application Closes: 5th January 2018


  • Application Opens: 26th February 2018
  • Application Closes: 29th June 2018

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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Award Provider: The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

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