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KAIST Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students [Tuition Free]

Application Deadline: 31st October 2018

KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the KAIST Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students South Korea. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Study in South Korea: 2018 Tuition Free KAIST International Student Scholarships

KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship Details and FAQs

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

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

When is the application deadline?

31st October 2018

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?


Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?


In which host country will the awardees be studying?

South Korea

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Applicants of International Student Admission
  • Students must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST after their freshman year.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

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

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

Courses offered at the University

What is the category of this opportunity?

Undergraduate taught

How long will the scholarship last?

Duration of course

How to Apply for the KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship

  • 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 Webpage

About Institution

KAIST (formally the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) is a public 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. 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”.

In 2007 KAIST adopted dual degree programs with leading world universities to offer its students diverse educational opportunities and strengthen academic exchanges; since then with the Technical University of Denmark, Carnegie Mellon University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Technical University of Berlin, and the Technische Universität München.

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  • Verene

    I am twelve years old ,I need this scholarship for my parents