KAIST South Korean Scholarship 2021 – BS, MS, PHD Scholarship in South Korea


Deadline: 22 May 2020


The KAIST South Korean Scholarship 2021 is now accepting online applications from international students for the academic year 2021. The GKS program is designed to provide higher education opportunities in South Korea for international students with the aim of promoting international exchange in education and learning as well as mutual friendship amongst the participating countries.

  • Applicants must apply either to a Korean Embassy where they hold the citizenship or to one of the enlisted universities
  • Before you apply, please read the attached guideline carefully to find the right track for you.

Global Korea Scholarship is designed to provide international students with opportunities to study at higher educational institutions in Korea for graduate-level degrees, which will enhance international education exchange and deepen mutual friendship between Korea and participating countries.


  • Educational expenses such as tuition fee, exam fee, enrollment and admission fee coverage
  • Conference fee support by the department
  • Coverage of monthly stipends
  • Life and health insurance


All applicants and their parents must not hold Korean citizenship.

  • Korean citizens and dual citizenship holders (one who have Korean citizenship and citizenship of another country) are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Applicants and their parents who had previously held Korean citizenship must submit the document that proves their renunciation of Korean citizenship.
  • Must be under 40 years of age as of September 1, 2020 (born after September 1, 1980)
  • Academic professors who are under 45 years of age as of September 1, 2020 (born after September 1, 1975)
  • Applicants must hold or must be expected to hold a Bachelor‟s, Master‟s or a Doctoral degree by August 31st, 2020.
  • All applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of degree or research programs.

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