KOREAN ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP 2021

The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship 2021 (KAIST) provide the KAIST International Student Scholarship for International Students willing to conduct the first cycle (undergraduate) studies at the institute in South Korea.
KAIST wants to select students who meet the goal of fostering science talents that contribute to the nation and society.

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KOREAN ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP 2021

Who has the professional nature of science and technology research and curiosity in this area.
Who have passion and will to challenge new areas of creation
Who wish to serve society and the country with a high level of consciousness and attitude of collaboration
Who deeply think about morals and the environment for all humanity
Host Country: Korea
Study Abroad: Study in Asia
Category: Secondary School Scholarships | Undergraduate Scholarships
Eligible Countries: All Countries
Reward: Full Scholarship with Accommodation & Monthly Stipends
Deadline: May 28, 2021
Scholarship Alerts: To receive Scholarship Alerts on
Scholarship Details
KAIST students hold an undeclared major during their freshman year. At the end of their second semester, students can choose whichever major they want. There is no quota for each department/major.

KOREAN ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP 2021

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International students of Korean origin who do not meet one of the eligibilities below should apply through Korean Admissions.

KAIST students hold an undeclared major during their freshman year. At the end of their second semester, students can choose whichever major they want. There is no quota for each department/major.
Scholarship Requirements
International candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

Fall Semester, 2021
Candidates who have graduated or will graduate from his or her high school by August 31st, 2021.
Applicants with foreign citizenship

Applicants who hold Korean Citizenship(dual citizenship) are not eligible to apply as foreign students
International applicants MUST ADDITIONALLY satisfy one of the following two requirements:
Neither of the applicant’s parents is a Korean citizen, or
For applicants of Korean Origin, he/she must have received his/her entire elementary, junior high, and high school education outside of Korea at a comparable and equivalent level of that provided in Korea.
Note that international schools located in Korea are NOT acknowledged as foreign schools.
Applicants who completed or will have completed high schools in Korea (국내에 거주하는 국내 고교 출신 외국인 학생) are also welcomed to apply to KAIST Undergraduate program.

We do not have transfer program for international students. You have to apply as a freshman student.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
The KAIST International Student Scholarship for International Students provides successful applicants with the followings:

Full tuition fee exemption for 8 semesters;
Living expenses of 350,000 KRW per month;
National Health insurance.
Required Documents
Online Submission & Platform
Application Form See Sample Form
One Recommendation Letter See Sample Form

Upload Online
High School Profile
High school / University Transcript
English Proficiency Test Report
Standardized Official Test Score Report
Passport or National ID Copy
Statement of Financial Resources
Honors and Awards (Optional)

Only for International Candidates of Korean Origin
Certificate of the Facts Concerning the Entry & Exit
issued by the Korean Immigration office
Loss of Korean Nationality
Method of Application
LATE
Application window opens Mar.1, 2021
Deadlines Application&Documents May. 28, 2021
Recommendation Letter May. 31, 2021
Admission announcement Jun. 18, 2021
Reply to KAIST Jul. 10, 2021
Academic year begins Fall 2021

Please note that the dates for Admission Announcement are subject to change.
Submit your completed application and documents by 5:00 p.m.(KST) on the application deadline.
Interview is NOT required for all applicants. Applicants will be contacted through individual email if an interview is necessary.
After you pay the application fee, you are not allowed to change your application track (i.e: from Early to Regular or Late).
Deadline: May 28, 2021

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