Fully Funded KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship in South Korea 2024

The Fully Funded KAIST Undergraduate Scholarship in South Korea is open to all nationals. This scholarship is only offered for bachelor’s studies. 

KAIST is a Famous Leading University in Asia known by MIT of Asia. KAIST was established in 1971 to model a research-focused university and to foster elite human resources in science and technology needed by the nation. KAIST has successfully become a well-respected member of the worldwide science community. The Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) offers the KAIST International Student Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate international students.


  • Deadline: 12 January 2024
  • Study in: Korea (South)
  • Providers: Kaist University
  • Study level: Bachelor , Undergraduate
  • Area of study: Subjects offered by the university
  • Funding type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Fields of Study

Natural Sciences College

  1. Mathematical Sciences Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Nanotechnology and Technology

Life Science and Bioengineering College

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  1. Natural Sciences
  2. Medical Science and Engineering Graduate School
  3. Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department
  4. Graduate Engineering School Biology

College of Engineering

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aerospace Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. School of Computing
  5. Civil and Environmental Engineering
  6. Bio and Brain Engineering
  7. Industrial Design
  8. Industrial and Systems Engineering
  9. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  10. Materials Science and Engineering
  11. Nuclear and Quantum Engineering
  12. Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility
  13. Kim Jaechul Graduate School of AI
  14. Semiconductor System Engineering
  15. Green Growth & Sustainability
  16. Graduate School of Semiconductor Technology
  17. Graduate School of Ai Semiconductor

College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science

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  1. School of Digital Humanities and Computational Social Sciences
  2. Graduate School of Culture Technology
  3. Moon Soul Graduate School of Future Strategy
  4. Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy
  5. Master’s Program in Science Journalism
  6. Master’s Program in Intellectual Property
  7. Master’s Program in Future Strategy

College of Business

  1. School of Management Engineering (Seoul Campus)
  2. School of Business and Technology Management (Daejeon Campus)


All students will receive a full KAIST Scholarship. The KAIST scholarship for international undergraduate students includes:

  • Full tuition Fee: Tuition exemption for 8 semesters, covering the entirety of the 4-year program.
  • Living Expenses: 350,000 KRW per month
  • Medical Health insurance

Criteria for Eligibility

  1. Applicants having dual nationality.
  2. Applicants of Korean heritage must have completed their whole elementary, junior high, and high school education outside of Korea if neither of their parents is a Korean citizen.
  3. Applicants with Korean citizenship (including dual citizenship) are ineligible to apply for admission as international students.

Required Documents

  1. Application Form
  2. One Recommendation Letter
  3. High School or University Transcript
  4. Passport or National ID Copy
  5. Statement of Financial Resources

Application Process

  • Read the admission guidelines carefully:
  • Visit and create your account
  • Review your application to ensure that all the information is accurate and complete
  • Pay the application fee (80 USD or 80,000 KRW) by credit card or bank transfer
  • Upload scanned copies of all required materials on the Doc. Submission page
  • The recommendation Letter must be submitted by your recommender before the
    recommendation letter submission deadline
  • Your application will be automatically submitted upon the deadline. There is no submission button.

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