KAIST Scholarship in Korea

 KAIST Scholarship in Korea (Funded)

KAIST offers Global IT Technology program in Korea. There are fully funded scholarships available for those who are seeking to continue their master degree or PhD in ICT. This scholarship is designed for the university professors and government officials, researchers and IT experts.

KAIST Scholarship Details:

Start of the application: March 27, 2018

Application deadline: April 17, 2018

Document by post: April 24, 2018

Result notification: June 22, 2018

Location: Korea

Institution: KAIST

Degree: Master & PhD

Fields of study: Information and Telecommunication Technology

Duration of scholarship:

  • Master degree: 2 years
  • Doctoral studies: 3 years

Related: KDI Scholarship in Korea


The scholarship provides the following expenses:

  • Tuition fee
  • Living expenses 1,500,000 KRW / month (approximately 1350 USD)
  • One-way flight ticket
  • National health insurance
  • Expense of relocation

Eligibility and requirements

The applicants are eligible if they are:

  • Public institutions employees
  • ICT Researchers
  • Government officials
  • Not Korean citizens

The applicants must meet have:

  • A bachelor/ master degree in ICT fields
  • Good knowledge of English language ( TOEFL 83/IELTS 6.5, TEPS or TOEIC not before April 16, 2016)

Note: the applicants must obtain an average GPA of over 2.0 out of 4.3

Application procedure:

Applicants can apply online following the two steps below:

  • Completing online application and pay the application fee of KRW 80,000 ( 80 USD)
  • Send the hard copy of your application and documents to KAIST ITTP office Graduate Admissions Team, KAIST

#110, 1st Floor, E16-1 B/D

291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141

Republic of Korea

  1. +82-42-350-2352
  • Check your documents arrival and check your email if interview is required.

Required documents in English or Korean:

  • Statement of financial resources
  • Letters of recommendations
  • Educational degrees certificate and transcripts
  • Certificate of English Test
  • CV
  • Applicant and his/her parents identity
  • Documents checklist


Supporting documents

  • Honor and awards
  • Work experience certificate
  • Credit rating system

Apply Online

For more details please visit KAIST