KAIST International Student Scholarship

  • Applicants of International Student Admission
  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 8 semesters
  • Living expenses: 350,000 KRW per month
  • National Health insurance
  • We offer KAIST Scholarships to admitted students. Students must maintain GPA over 2.7 out of 4.3 at KAIST after their freshman year.
Application Period
  • Same as Admission Application
  • There is no separate process for applying scholarship. Just check “KAIST scholarship” on the Statement of Financial Resources section on online application for admission.
Selection Procedure
  • Same as Admission Selection

Korean Government Scholarship (KGSP)

  • KGSP is offered by NIIED not by KAIST, the institute that administers Korean government’s scholarship programs.
  • As for detailed information on application deadline and submission of required documents, applicants should contact the APPROPRIATE KOREAN EMABASSY (or Korean Education Center) in the country of applicant’s origin (or in the neighboring country), the organization in charge of the 1st round of selection.
  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 8 semesters
  • Living expenses: 800,000 KRW per month
  • Airfare: one economy round trip
  • Korean language training fee: one year
    * Korean language training is mandatory and when the student does not achieve TOPIK grade 3 within a year, she/he is not eligible to enter the degree program.
  • Others: medical insurance, settlement and returning expenses
For more information about KGSP, visit NIIED website

Scholarships → GKS Notice → Korean Embassy Track



For KGSP grantees

If you want to apply for KAIST, please refer to the below:

CLICK-> Required documents for Korean Government Scholarship Program_hompage