The Subsidies covered by the scholarship include:
Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 8 semesters
Living expenses: 200,000 ~ 350,000 KRW per month
The award is expected to last throughout the duration of the student’s program at KAIST. However, the student must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST
For the SPRING semester, on-line application and document submission deadlines are Mon, September 5th, 2016, 10:00 A.M. and Fri, November 4th, 2016, 5:00 P.M. respectively. For the FALL semester, on-line application and document submission deadlines are Thur, December 1st, 2016, 10:00 A.M. and Fri, January 20th, 2017, 5:00 P.M. respectively. The timeline is based on the local time in South Korea and is subject to change without any prior notice.
Please download and read the guideline carefully. As a candidate, it is your responsibility to know the application requirements, to submit the necessary materials by the deadline, and to monitor the status of application on the official website.
KAIST, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is one of the world’s best research oriented university. KAIST is filled with opportunity, excellent academic system, cutting-edge research, world-class facilities, and internationally renowned faculty. KAIST is one of the top leading universities in South Korea and one of the world’s best research oriented universities. Undergraduate programs at KAIST is unique with providing large opportunities and flexibility.
CRITERIA FOR SCHOLARSHIP
All applicants must be of International Student Admission. Applicants with a financial need are able to apply for the scholarship.
FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION
If you graduated or will be graduating high school, you can apply for any of KAIST’s undergraduate (bachelor’s degree) program. International candidates must meet all of the following requirements:
Spring Semester, 2017: He or she has graduated or will graduate from his or her secondary education by February 28th, 2017.
Fall Semester, 2017: He or she has graduated or will graduate from his or her secondary education by August 31st, 2017.
He or she is not a citizen of Korea.
Note: Korean citizens who hold dual citizenship are not eligible to apply as foreign students.
International applicants whose parents were born in Korea MUST additionally satisfy one of the following two requirements:
Neither of the candidate’s parents is a Korean citizen or;
The candidate must have received his/her entire elementary, junior high, and high school education outside of Korea at a comparable and equivalent level of those provided in Korea. But in this case, international schools located in Korea are not acknowledged as foreign schools.
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