Fully Funded: The Korean Government Scholarship 2018-2019


Applications are currently ongoing for a Fully Funded  Korean Government Scholarship. The program is powered by the  Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning in conjunction with the KAIST Global IT Technology Program(ITTP). The program seeks to offer government officials in The IT field from developing countries, pursuing their Master’s and doctoral degree program

The Collaboration kick started from 2006 with aa sole objective of building a global network of IT Leaders around the world,in-view of  transferring advanced technologies and business strategies of Korea to the global IT leaders of the next generation.

Available also are korean scholarship for international students, Korean language scholarship for international students 


Masters and Doctoral Degrees.

Host Nationality

South Korea

Eligible Nationality:

International Applicants

Scholarship Benefits

  • Financial Support(Master`s Degree: up to 2 years/Doctorate: up to 3 years)
  • Tuition fee
  • One-way airfare(Economy Class, Max KRW 1,500,000)
  • Living cost(KRW 1,500,000 per month)
  • National medical insurance
  • Relocation expenses


Government officials, employees of public institutions and public enterprise or senior level researchers at national research institutes working in the ICT related fields in developing countries.

  • Employees from private institutions cannot apply.
  • Educational Background: A bachelor`s or master`s degree in the ICT-related area
  • English Proficiency: TOEFL(iBT 83, PBT 560, CBT 220), IELTS 6.5, TEPS 599, TOEIC 720 or higher
    * English Proficiency test should have been taken within 2 years from the deadline of the online application
    * English Proficiency test can be replaced by English phone interview with ITTP director.


1) Fill in the online application form at KAIST online application

  • Choose ‘Global Information & Telecommunication Technology Program as a major’.
  • Make sure to apply before the deadline
    • To avoid online traffic
    • To give enough ‘Screening & Checking& Decide’ time to ITTP Admission Committee, online application and off-line submission are The Earlier The Better.

2) Pay the application fee

3) Send the required documents including ITTP application form to KAIST ITTP office

Application Deadline: 

Updates on deadline will be communicated soon, please stay tuned



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