KAIST Global IT Technology Scholarship Program 2018

Deadline: 20 September 2017
Open to: applicants in the IT fields of developing countires
Scholarship: tuition fee, one-way airfare, living cost, national medical insurance, relocation expenses

Description

Global IT Technology Program(ITTP) at KAIST, one of the best-received government scholarship programs for next ICT leaders in developing countries, is looking for applicants for 2018 Spring semester.

ITTP Program offers customized degree courses both in master and doctorate programs for government officials, professors in national universities, researchers or experts in national institutions in IT fields. Selected students will receive scholarships, up to 2 years for master’s students and up to 3 years for doctor’s students, living cost and airfare.

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.

Degrees

Ph.D course:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Telecommunication Technology (Engineering/Management)

MS course:

  • Master of Science in Information and Telecommunication Technology(Engineering)
  • Master of Arts in Information and Telecommunication Technology(Management)

Eligibility

Global IT Technology Program Scholarship: 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.

Scholarship

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.

  • Financial Support(Master`s Degree: up to 2 years/Doctorate: up to 3 years);
  • Tuition fee;
  • One-way airfare (Economy Class, Max USD 1,300);
  • Living cost (USD 1,300 per month);
  • National medical insurance;
  • Relocation expenses.

How to apply?

Fill in the online application form at KAIST online application web page, then pay the application fee and send the required documents including ITTP application form to KAIST ITTP office.  Please refer to KAIST application webpage regarding the detailed application process.

For more information please visit the official website.