KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students 2020

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is now accepting applications for KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students 2020. The KAIST Bachelor’s Scholarship in South Korea is for bachelor’s students to study in Korea. You don’t need IELTS for KAIST Scholarship 2020 in South Korea if you have completed your high schools where classes are taught in English (English must have been the language of instruction, including the language of the textbooks) or Applicants whose nationality is English speaking country.

KAIST is one of the top universities in South Korea. An amazing and life-changing opportunity for international students to study scholarships in South Korea. SouthKorea Scholarships are available in multiple disciplines. 

KAIST is a national research university located in Daedeok Innopolis, Daejeon, South Korea. KAIST was established by the Korean government in 1971. KAIST is the first top science and technology university in Korea. KAIST was established in 1971 by the Korean Government to educate elite scientists and engineers committed to industrialization and economic growth in Korea

KAIST has emerged as one of the most innovative universities with more than 11,688 students enrolled in five colleges and six schools, including 915 international students from 92 countries. KAIST is one of the top universities in the world. 

KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 Details:

Host Country:

  • South Korea

Host University:

  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Course Level:

  • Undergraduate Degree Program

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Academic Programs for Undergraduate Students:

College of Natural Sciences

  • Physics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemistry

College of Life Science & Bioengineering

  • Biological Sciences

College of Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Bio & Brain Engineering
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Nuclear & Quantum Engineering

College of Business

  • Business and Technology Management

School of Transdisciplinary Studies

Check & apply Indonesian Government Scholarship 2020 – Fully Funded

Financial Support:

Note: Select KAIST Scholarships for International Students (Attached to the online application form)

  •  A full scholarship
    • Tuition Fee
    • Approx. $300 of Monthly Allowances
    • National Health Insurance to every admitted international student.
  • To maintain the scholarships, students have to receive good grades at KAIST

Eligibility Criteria:

International applicants MUST meet all of the following requirements for KAIST Scholarship in South Korea:

  • Fall 2020 (EARLY/REGULAR/LATE) Applicants who have graduated or will graduate from high school by August 31st, 2020.
  • Applicants who hold Korean Citizenship(dual citizenship) are NOT eligible to apply as international students.

For more information about the eligibility criteria, Click Here

Required Documents:

  1. Application Form
  2. One Recommendation Letter
  3. High School Profile
  4. High School / University Transcript
  5. Official Documents indicating both applicant & parents’ nationality(passport copy).
  6. Statement of Financial Resource
  7. English Proficiency Test Score Report

Note:  You don’t need to worry about IELTS if you have completed your high schools where classes are taught in English (English must have been the language of instruction, including the language of the textbooks) or Applicants whose nationality is English speaking country.

How to Apply for KAIST  Scholarship in 2020?

Step 1: Read the admission guidelines of the KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship carefully. Get familiar with the application process & requirements you need to submit.

Step 2: Create your account. fill out the online application form completely and save the file.

Step 3: Please make sure that the information on your application is correct.

Note that you CANNOT delete/cancel your application if the fee payment is completed. You could update your application during the application period.

Step 4: Pay the application fee(80 USD or 80,000 KRW) by credit card or bank transfer. Any additional charges (i.e. bank transfer fee) should be covered by the applicants. Once the application fee payment is done, you will be available to access to Doc. Submission page.

Step 5-1: On Doc. Submission page, please UPLOAD scanned copies of all additional required materials. The uploaded copies MUST be 1) certified by the school principal or the head/director of organization 2) clear & legible.

Note: For those who cannot upload application documents due to specific reasons (i.e. system error, lack of equipment), please send hard copies of the application materials to the Admissions Office via post by the deadline. To send documents by post: Put all the required documents in an envelope. Send your application package via registered post mail or express mail. You may also visit our office and submit the documents in person.

Mailing Address Undergraduate Admissions Team, Office of Admissions,

KAIST #102, Yang Boon Soon Bldg. (E16-1)

291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea

Tel: (+82-42) 350-4803

Step 5-2: Recommendation Letter MUST be submitted from your recommender before the recommendation letter submission deadline.

Step 6: Check your application status (check whether your documents have successfully been uploaded or sent). – If you have any missing documents, your status will remain incomplete. Please upload/send the supplementary documents again before the document submission deadline. KAIST does not contact you individually.

Step 7: They will contact applicants individually if an interview is necessary.

Step 8: Check your final admission and scholarship results.

Selection Process:

  • KAIST takes into consideration a number of factors when determining admission, including the applicants’ academic achievements (especially in math and science), potential, interpersonal skills, personal accomplishments, integrity, and leadership.
  • For academic achievements, applicants are reviewed in terms of the level of studies completed in math and science classes, quality of achievements, and characteristics of institutions attended.

Application Deadline:

  • The last date to apply for the KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students 2020 is May 22, 2020.



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