KAIST International Student Scholarship

  • Applicants of International Student Admission
  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 4 semesters (MS) / 8 semesters (PhD)
  • Living expenses: 350,000 KRW/1 month (for MS) or 400,000 KRW/1 month (for PhD)
  • National Health Insurance fees
  • *Additional Stipend can be available for research assistants.
  • Students must maintain GPA over 2.0 out of 4.3 at KAIST
  • GPA requirement of Seoul campus may be different from the above requirement.
Application Period
  • Same as Admission Application
Selection Procedure
  • Same as Admission Selection

Korean Government Scholarship (KGSP)

  • Full tuition fee: tuition exemption for 4 semesters (M.S.) / 6 semesters (Ph.D.)
  • Living expenses: 900,000 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
Application Timetable
Program   Application Period   Announcement of       Admission Decision   First day of Class
  Master Degree/ Ph.D. Degree     February – March               June         September
Important Note 
  • Applicants must apply for KGSP via either the Embassy Track or the University Track.
  • Please read the KGSP guideline carefully and decide which track to apply for.
    KGSP guideline will be uploaded on NIIED website in January.
  • Detailed information about the fields and majors offered by the universities is available in the KGSP guideline.
  • Integrated master’s and doctoral degree is not available in KGSP
For more information, visit NIIED website

http://www.studyinkorea.go.kr (English version) ⇒ GKS ⇒ Introduction to the projects ⇒ Korean Government Scholarship Program


Russian Government Scholarship – Global Education Program (GEP)

  • —A citizen of the Russian Federation, who has already enrolled in the program from the list of foreign educational institutions that provide educational programs at a quality which meets the highest international standards;
  • Ready to commit yourselfto returning to Russia upon completion of your studies and obtain employment in an organization in Russia in accordance with the qualification gained for a term of at least 3 years
  • —Tuition
  • —Travel expenses
  • —Health insurance
  • —Living expenses
  • —Meals
  • —Academic literature

For more information, contact —global.education.program@gmail.com and —kb.ivanenko@asi.ru


Science without Borders Korea (Ciência sem Fronteiras Coreia)

  • —A citizen of Brazil, applying KAIST full PhD program
  • —Tuition and fees
  • —Travel expenses (Air tickets)
  • —Health insurance
  • —Living expenses

For more information, visit  Ciência sem Fronteiras website.