South Korea: Fully Funded Scholarship at KAIST for International Students, 2019

Asia, By Country, International, Uncategorized, Undergraduate

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 2017 intake.

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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. 

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.

Country of Study: South Korea Institution/ University: KAIST, South Korea
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 Level of Study: Undergraduate programme

Scholarship

Fully Funded Scholarship program

Institution

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.

KAIST is a national research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. KAIST was established by the Korean government 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”.
In 2007, KAIST partnered with international institutions and adopted dual degree programs for its students. Its partner institutions include the Technical University of Denmark, Carnegie Mellon University, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), the Technical University of Berlin, and the Technical University of Munich.

Scholarship Benefits

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.

Eligibility Requirement

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.)

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.

Application Procedure

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

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

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20 comments

  • I need a masters scholarship. Being awarded the chance to study further in my field at the universities of South Korea in fully funded scholarship is an incredible opportunity for me and one I intend to seize wholeheartedly without reservation.

    I have done my BSC degree in Information Technology with GPA 3.81. And I can provide copy of some certificates and recommendation letters whenever requested in order to verify my diligence in my study.

  • I am from ethiopi and i have BA degree in sociology and i am now finished 1 year in MA, please accept me for further learning , 123913680517 is my phone

    • I am highly interested in this scholarship, I am a Tanzanian holding a Bachelor Degree of Arts With Education, please help me.

  • MY NAME IS ABDU HUSSEN YIMAM FROM ETHIOPIAN I AM A STUDENT UNDERGRADUATE TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND HOSPITALITY STUDIES IN MEKELLE UNIVERSITY.

  • MY NAME IS ABDU HUSSEN YIMAM FROM ETHIOPIAN I AM A STUDENT UNDERGRADUATE TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND HOSPITALITY STUDIES IN MEKELLE UNIVERSTY

  • please,I will be happy if you grant me this scholarship to study in the field of electrical engineering technology

  • Hello, my name is Bontu olika, I’m from Ethiopia and I’m interested for this fully funded scholarship please contact me and give me the chance.

  • my name is abera tolera bodena. I have bsc degree in horticulture. and I want to study my master in horticulture. please sposered me.

  • Am Donald sajjabi from Uganda East Africa. I have a bachelor’s degree in education. I will be the happiest to study in south Korea.

    • My Name is Miatta , I have completed my bachelor , I want to do my Master in Human resource management.

  • hey.all of you how are you firstly I Would like to express my deepest and heart felt gratitude to you for your providing this golden chance to me.this is to remind you that you are talented and no one can limit you from doing good things and good mornig.I am much more interested to study in your university & I am happy to enjoy this golden chance.which is the best opportunity to achieve my aim.I am fiseha from ethiopia.I have Bsc degree in physics graduated in 2017 from adigrat university having GpA of 3.69.and my interest is to follow my masters in sustanable energy technology.I am honest sociable capable responsible & accountable eager to learn and love to face a chalenge person. excuse me please give a chance and let me achieve my aim.I never like to miss this chance I hope you never forget me and I say thanks from the bottom of my heart.sincerly yours fiseha.k adigrat university ethiopia.

  • this scholarship is very important for me.Because i don’t have many to learn by fee.Not only me such those who have no money create chance.pls help me to study in your university

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