KAIST University Graduate Scholarships Fall 2024 in South Korea (Fully Funded)

March 21, 2024

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KAIST University Graduate Scholarships.

KAIST University Graduate Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

Apply now for the KAIST University Graduate Scholarships for Fall 2024 in South Korea, offering fully funded opportunities for international students in fields ranging from Natural Sciences to Business. With scholarships covering tuition, monthly stipends, and health insurance, KAIST invites diverse global talent to join its esteemed academic community in Daejeon. Don’t miss this chance to pursue your academic dreams in South Korea. Apply by March 25, 2024. For more details and to apply check down below.

Degree Level:

KAIST University Graduate Scholarships Fall 2024 in South Korea (Fully Funded) is available to undertake Masters, PhD level programs at KAIST.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Natural Sciences
  • Bioengineering
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Convergence Science

Scholarship Benefits:

KAIST offers a range of scholarships to help international students finance their graduate education. Here’s a breakdown of the available options:

Scholarships for All KAIST Graduate Programs:

KAIST University Scholarship: This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for the duration of your program:

    • Master’s Degree: 4 semesters
    • Master’s-Ph.D. Integrated Program: 10 semesters
    • Ph.D. Degree: 8 semesters

    Monthly Stipend:

      • Master’s Students: KRW 350,000
      • Ph.D. Students: KRW 400,000

      National Health Insurance: 

      • KAIST covers your monthly National Health Insurance premium.

      Additional Funding Opportunities:

      KAIST Global Presidential Scholarship (KGPS): This prestigious scholarship offers even more generous funding:

        • Full Tuition Grant for 4 semesters
        • Monthly Stipend: KRW 1,000,000

        External Scholarship Opportunities:

        • Global Korea Scholarship (GKS): This scholarship is funded by the Korean government and covers various expenses, including airfare, monthly allowance, tuition, and more. Information about the GKS program can be found here

        Part-Time Work:

        While not a formal scholarship, many international students choose to work part-time in Korea to supplement their income. This can be a great way to gain valuable experience and cultural immersion alongside your studies.

        Eligible Nationalities:

        This scholarship is open to international students of all nationalities.

        You may also like Seoul National University South Korea Scholarships 2025-2026. (Fully Funded)

        Eligibility Criteria:

        KAIST University Scholarship Eligibility (Fall 2024 Intake)

        Who Can Apply?

        This scholarship is open exclusively to international students who do not hold Korean citizenship.

        Academic Background:

        • Master’s Applicants: You must present proof of a Bachelor’s degree.
        • Ph.D. Applicants: You must present proof of a Master’s degree.

        English Language Requirements:

        The majority (over 80% to 90%) of courses at KAIST are conducted in English. To demonstrate your English proficiency, you’ll need to achieve a minimum score on one of the following exams:

        • TOEFL iBT: 83
        • IELTS: 6.5
        • TOEIC: 720
        • TEPS: 326

        English Proficiency Waiver:

        You may be eligible to waive the English proficiency test requirement if you meet one of the following conditions:

        • Citizenship and Education: You are a citizen of and have completed your previous education in one of these countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, U.K., or U.S.A.
        • Citizenship and Degree: You hold citizenship in one of these countries AND have completed an academic qualification from the same country: Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Federated States of Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Republic of South Africa, Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

        Application Procedure:

        Applying for the KAIST University Scholarship (Fall 2024 Intake)

        Ready to pursue your academic journey at KAIST? Here’s how to apply for the Fall 2024 scholarship:

        1. Submit Your Online Application: Head over to the application portal (https://apply.kaist.ac.kr/InterApply/) and complete the online application form.
        2. Application Fee: Pay the non-refundable application fee of $80 USD or ₩80,000 KRW.
        3. Review FAQs: Make sure you’ve reviewed the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to clarify any doubts you might have.

        Official Announcement and Further Information:

        For the official scholarship announcement and detailed program information, please visit the official link.