KAIST University Graduate Scholarship [Fall 2024] Fully Funded

Rainfall Rainfall! Fully Funded scholarships to study in South Korea. The applications are open to apply for the KAIST University Graduate Scholarship for the Fall 2024 intake (Regular Track). The Fall intake will start in September 2024. KAIST University is accepting applications for Graduate degree programs such as Master’s and Ph.D. degrees. Students from all around the world can apply for the KAIST Graduate Scholarship 2024. The university is located in Daejeon, South Korea.

KAIST is a highly-ranked public university. Many international students are studying in Korean universities. The Korean government aims to attract 300,000 international students. International students can also apply for the GKS Korean Government Scholarship 2024 for Graduate programs at KAIST University. The scholarship duration for a Master’s Degree is 2 Years while it is 4 Years for a Ph.D. degree depending on the program. More details about the scholarship and the application process are given below.

About KAIST University Graduate Scholarship Fall 2024 Intake (Regular Track)

  • Host Country: South Korea
  • University Name: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • Who can Apply: For Masters, Ph.D.
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 24th March 2024

Also Check: Seoul National University Scholarship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Financial Support at KAIST

KAIST University offers various types of scholarship programs. All the KAIST graduate degree programs are supported by KAIST Scholarship, and (KGPS). The types of scholarships available in a KAIST university are:

  1. KAIST University Scholarship
  2. KAIST Global Presidential Scholarship (KGPS)
  3. GKS (Global Korea Scholarship)

Benefits of the KAIST University Scholarship

  • Total Tuition Fee Exemption for 4 semesters for Master’s degree candidates, 10 for Master’s-Ph.D. integrated degree candidates, and 8 semesters for Ph.D. degree candidates.
  • Monthly Stipend Guarantee: KRW 350,000 for Master’s programs and KRW 400,000 for Ph.D. programs
  • Monthly National Health Insurance Premium
  • Many students do part-time jobs here in South Korea for Fun, time passes, and to make more money.

Benefits of KAIST Global Presidential Scholarship (KGPS)

  • Full Tuition Grant: 4 semesters
  • Monthly Stipend Guarantee: KRW 1,000,000 for 4 semesters

Benefits of the GKS (Global Korea Scholarship)

This is a Korean Government scholarship program. And currently, as of (4th March 2024), it is open for graduate degree programs.

The GKS program covers airfare, monthly allowance, settlement allowance, language training fee, and tuition. Read more about the GKS Korean Government Scholarship 2024.

Degrees and Programs Offered for the 2024 Fall Admission

  • College of Natural Sciences
  • Life Science and Bioengineering
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science
  • College of Business
source: https://admission.kaist.ac.kr/intl-graduate/Admission/Notice#1766

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only international students can apply who do not hold Korean citizenship.
  • You need to show bachelor’s Degree proof if using it for the Master’s or master’s Ph.D. degree program application.
  • You need to show Master’s degree proof if using for the Ph.D. degree program application.
  • Over 80 to 90% of lectures are offered in English.
  • English Language Proficiency Required Grades:
    • TOEFL iBT: 83
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • TOEIC: 720
    • TEPS: 326

Request for English Proficiency Waiver

You can submit a request for English Test proof waiver if you meet one of the following conditions:

If you are from these countries OR have completed your previous education from these countries then you do not need to provide an EPT score.

  • Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, U.K., U.S.A.

You do not need to provide an EPT score if you hold citizenship of the following countries AND have completed an academic qualification from these countries.

  • Botswana, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Federated States of Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Republic of South Africa, Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Also Check: GIST Global Intern Program 2024 South Korea (Fully Funded)

How to Apply for the KAIST University Scholarship (Fall 2024 Intake)

  • Complete the Online Application Form. The online application system is available on this link: https://apply.kaist.ac.kr/InterGradApply/
  • Pay an $80 or KRW 80,000 application Fee and it is non-refundable.
  • Read FAQs
  • The Link to the Official Scholarship announcement is given below.


Muhammad Saim Rasheed
As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network