Last Updated on 20th March 2017

South Korean FlagKorean Scholarships for ITTP at KAIST in Masters and PhD

KAIST Global IT Technology Program(ITTP), sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, offers a customized master`s and doctoral degree program for government officials in the IT fields of developing countries. Starting from 2006 with an aim to build global network of IT Leaders around the world, it focuses on transferring advanced technologies and business strategies of Korea to the global IT leaders of the next generation. 

One of the efforts to meet this challenge is Global IT Technology (KASIT), starting from 2006 with an aim to build global network of IT leaders around the world.

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Scholarship details

Tuition fee
One-way airfare(Economy class, Max 1,500,000 won)
Living cost(1,500,000 won per month)
National medical insurance
Relocation expenses
1,000 Korean won = (approximately) 0.92 US dollars(as of 2015)
All the students will receive scholarships, up to 2 years for master`s students and up to 3 years for doctorate students

Important Dates of the Scholarship

Scholarship for: Masters, PhD Level.
Total Scholarship: 21
Start Date: March 31, 2015
Last Date: April 28, 2015
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Eligibility for the Scholarship

  • Government officials, employees of public institutions or senior-level researchers at national research centers working in the IT-related fields in developing countries

    Employees from private institutions cannot apply

  • Educational Background: A bachelor`s or master`s degree in the IT-related area
  • English Proficiency: TOEFL(iBT 83, PBT 560, CBT 220), IELTS 6.5, TEPS 599, TOEIC 720 or higher

    English proficiency tests should have been taken within two years from the deadline of the online application

    It can be replaced with English phone interview with ITTP director

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Application Procedure

On-line Application: Fill out the application form at the KAIST website (

Send all the required documents including ITTP application form to KAIST ITTP office
(Address: #A005(ITTP office), 10th floor, KAIST-Munji, Munji-ro 193, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, S. Korea)

Mailing Address:

193, Munji-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea Tel. +82-42-6845(6393) Fax. +82-42-350-6858