Applications are invited to apply for the KAIST University Scholarship in South Korea for International Students. KAIST University Scholarship is a Fully-funded to Study BS, MS and PhD Degree Program.

KAIST is a Famous Leading University in Asia and known by MIT of Asia. The University offers all Academic Fields or Majors for the Bachelors, master and PhD degree programs to study free of cost in Korea.

Plus, there is no need of IELTS or TOEFL Scores only if you submit the English Proficiency Certificate (EPC) from the University you have studied. All the courses will be held in English at KAIST University.

KAIST University Scholarship 2020


Host Country

  • South Korea

Host University

  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Degree Level

  • Bachelors
  • Masters,
  • PhD

No. of Scholarships

  • More than 300

Fields of Study

KAIST University offers the following fields of study:

College of Natural Sciences

  • Physics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemistry

College of Life Science & Bio-engineering

  • Biological Sciences

College of Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Bio & Brain Engineering
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Nuclear & Quantum Engineering

College of Business

  • Business and Technology Management

School of Tran disciplinary Studies

Select the Following in the Application Form

  • A Full Scholarship
  • Full Tuition Fee Covered.
  • A Monthly Allowance of 300 USD for Bachelors Students.
  • A Monthly Allowance of 350,000 KRW for Master’s Course.
  • A Monthly Allowance of 400,000 KRW for Doctoral Degree.
  • Medical Health Insurance fees are supported by the recipient’s advisor/department.

English Test Proficiency Exemption

Applicants who are nationals of English native speaking countries (Guyana, New Zealand, United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada) or officially English speaking countries (e.g. India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Kenya, and etc.) are exempt from submitting the EPT report. (An English Lecture Certificate is required for those who studied in officially English speaking countries.)

Eligibility Criteria (for Undergraduate)

  • Fall 2020 (EARLY/REGULAR/LATE) Applicants who have graduated or will graduate from high school by August 31st, 2020.
  • Applicants who hold Korean Citizenship (dual citizenship) are not eligible to apply as international students.

Eligibility Criteria (for Graduates)

  • For master’s degree program, s/he holds or will hold a bachelor’s degree by August 30th, 2020.
  • For doctoral degree program, s/he hold or will hold a bachelor’s and master’s degree by August 30th, 2020.
  • Applicants who hold Korean Citizenship (dual citizenship) are not eligible to apply as international students.

Last Date to Apply

  • The last date to apply for the KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship is 22nd May 2020.
  • The last date to apply for the KAIST Graduate Scholarship is 17th April 2020.

Application Procedure

You can apply by clicking the button below:

A detailed video on the procedure to apply for KAIST University Scholarship 2020 in South Korea