The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Fully Funded Scholarship

Applications for KAIST scholarship for international students 2020 have become available at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. The KAIST Bachelor’s Scholarship in South Korea is planned for bachelor’s students to study in Korea. You do not need IELTS for KAIST Scholarship 2020 in South Korea if you have completed your high school 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 the English-speaking country. KAIST university is one of the top universities in South Korea, and KAIST university scholarship 2020 is a great and life-changing place for foreign students.

KAIST is a regional academic university in Innopolis, Daemon, South Korea. The Korean government set up KAIST in 1971. KAIST is Korea’s first major institution of science and technology.
KAIST University was founded in 1971 as one of Korea’s most innovative universities with more than 11,688 students enrolling in five colleges, six campuses, 915 of which are foreign students from 92 countries, by the elite scientists and engineers engaged in industrialization and economic development in Korea. “KAIST University” is one of the world’s leading universities.



HOST UNIVERSITY: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

COURSE LEVEL: Undergraduate Degree Program


College of Natural Sciences

  • Physics
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemistry

College of Life Science & Bio engineering

  • 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 & Bio molecular Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Nuclear & Quantum Engineering

College of Business

  • Business and Technology Management

School of Trans disciplinary Studies


Note: Select KAIST Scholarship for international students 2020 (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

International applicants MUST meet all of the following requirements for KAIST Scholarship 2020 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.
  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

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.


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 recommended 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.

  • 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.

The KAIST deadline to apply for the KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship Program 2020 is May 22,2020.

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