Introduction

Graduate students are divided according to the type of scholarship selected at the time of admission.

There are three types of scholarship: Government-sponsored scholarship, KAIST scholarship, and General scholarship.

It is possible to change the status from the Government-sponsored scholarship to KAIST scholarship or General scholarship.

Possible only for the direction of arrows.

 

 

Scholarship Government-sponsored scholarship KAIST Scholarship KAIST Program Scholarship General Scholarship
KAIST KEPSI KAIST LGenius KAIST EPSS
Tuition Support
Source Government KAIST
professor
SK Hynix LG Display Samsung Electronics Your job
Professor All Applicants* Participants* Participants* Participants* All
Special Cases on Military Service        
Requirement University graduate-to-be or graduate University graduate- 
to-be or graduate 
Completed military 
Service and
preference to females
Completed military
Service
Completed military Service and preference to females Company approval
(After 2nd semesters of master/
Ph.D course, full-time course)
Duty T.A. during semesters
(2nd grad of master course
~4th grand of Ph.D course)
N/A Obligation to work for the company after graduation Obligation to work for the company after graduation Obligation to work for the company after graduation Obligation to work for the company
after graduation
labor costs and living expenses Support (T.A. salary 
Master course
265,000/month
Ph.D. course
450,000/month
(Additive 500,000/month for Extra TA) 
Consultation with the 
professor
Master course
900,000
Ph.D. course
110k, 120k,
160k, 170k, 190k depending on years
Look up the website,
or contact the office
Look up the website, 
or contact the office
Consultation with the company

To know who is an applicant professor or a participant professor, contact the office or professors.


Government-sponsored Scholarship
The Government-sponsored scholarship which is the most common scholarship in KAIST, Korean government supports the educational expenses. It must be applied at the time of admission. It is not possible to change the status from KAIST scholarship or General scholarship to the Government-sponsored scholarship. Students who were selected as Government-sponsored scholarship Scholars receive monthly salary of teaching assistance activities during semesters.
KAIST Scholarship
KAIST scholarship is divided into a case of receiving the support of educational expenses under the discretion of a professor, in the case of receiving the support of educational expenses from the company in collaboration with KAIST. In the former case, the professor will promise the monthly salary for the tution fee. You should consult with the professor in advance. SK Hynix, LG Display and Samsung semiconductor company are in colaboration with KAIST. Each name is called KEPSI, LGenius, and EPSS, respectively.
KAIST Program Scholarship
KAIST Program Scholarship students receive educational expenses from the linked companies such as SK Hynix, LG Display and Samsung Semicunductor. The respective programs are called KAIST KEPSI, KAIST LGenius and KAIST EPSS. The students of these programs will be classified as KAIST Scholarship as well.
General Scholarship
There is a scholarship program that receives the support of educational expenses from the company not in collaboration with KAIST. It is also called industry-university scholarship. In this scholarship, students receive the monthly salary and the amount of money for tuition partially. Some students have an appointment with the company already, or other students(more than two semesters) may get this scholarship through the interview of the company after admission in the status of other scholarship. After graduation, there is a duty working in the company for a promised period.

Note that this information is for Korean students. If you are an international student, see the menu "International Students"

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