Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Welcome to UNIST Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Undergraduate

Off-Campus Scholarships
For General Inquiries (Student Affairs Team): 052-217-1135

Off-Campus Scholarships For General Inquiries (Student Supporting Team): 052-217-1132
Scholarship Types Selection Criteria Scholarship Amount
National Presidential Science Scholarship Students are selected in accordance with Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF) Admission fee & Full Tuition Support
National Scholarship
(Science and Engineering)
National Scholarship(Type Ⅰ) & Third Child Grant Partial tuition support
Kyungdong Scholarship Students are selected in accordance with Kyungdong Scholarship Foundation
(Priority may given considering low-income family)
  • (By 2016)
    Admission fee and full tuition support
    Financial assistance for textbooks
  • (From 2017)
    Overseas study scholarship suppor
Other off-campus scholarships Students are selected according to each foundation

  • Lotte Scholarship Foundation
  • Samsung Dream Scholarship Foundation
  • Wooseok Cultural Foundation
  • Korea Electric Association Scholarship Foundation
  • KT group Hope Sharing Foundation
  • Dongbu Cultural Foundation
  • KSD Nanum Foundation
  • Aramco Scholarship
  • GKS Etc.
Partial tuition support

On-Campus Scholarships
For General Inquiries (Student Affairs Team): 052-217-1135

On-Campus Scholarships For General Inquiries (Student Supporting Team): 052-217-1132
Scholarship Types Selection criteria Academic Requirements Scholarship Amount
Global Uni-Star Scholarship Selection is based on a combination of strong academic achievements and leadership potential, as well as those who are global leaders in science and technology.
※ During the school year, the award will be given to outstanding students in accordance with their grade level.
12 credits or more
GPA 3.1/4.3 or above
(For students admitted by 2017 spring semester)

  • Admission fee and full tuition support
  • Financial assistance for living expenses
(For students admitted from 2017 fall semester)

  • Admission fee and full tuition support
  • Financial assistance for living expenses
Merit-based Scholarship Awarded based on academic excellence, leadership, talent, and other specific criteria and for students who are not eligible to apply for Uni-Star Scholarship and other off-campus scholarships. 12 credits or more
GPA 3.1/4.3 or above for full tuition
GPA 2.7/4.3 or above for half tuition
Partial tuition support
UNIST Dream Scholarship
(need-based financial aid for korean)
UNIST offers partial tuition support to korean students from low to modest income families who demonstrate financial need. 12 credits or more
GPA 2.4/4.3 or above
Partial tuition support and living costs
UNIST Global Dream Scholarship Providing scholarship for International undergraduate students, except for Global Uni-star scholarship students.※ During the freshman year, award will be given regardless of the credits and GPA 12 credits or more
GPA 2.4/4.3 or above
(For students admitted by 2017 spring semester)

  • 300,000 KRW/month
12 credits or more
GPA 2.0/4.3 or above
(For students admitted from 2017 fall semester)

  • Financial assistance for living expenses
  • 130,000 KRW/month
Allowance for textbooks Some off or on-campus scholarship recipients may receive allowance※ Except the National Scholarship(Type I) recipient Depends on the types of scholarship awarded 20% of tuition (Max. full tuition)
Student Expenses
(For korean)
Providing scholarship for National Scholarship applicants 12 credits or more
GPA 2.0/4.3 or above
130,000 KRW/per month
(4 months per semester)

UNIST Work-Study Scholarship
For General Inquiries (Student Affairs Team): 052-217-1138

UNIST Work-Study Scholarship For General Inquiries (Student Supporting Team): 052-217-1132
Scholarship Types Selection criteria Scholarship Amount
National Working Scholarship
(KOSAF)
For undergraduates from low-income families in any year of study with satisfactory academic performance. Hourly Wage

  • On-campus: 8,000 KRW/hour
  • Off-campus: 9,500 KRW/ hour

Hours of Work: TBA; offered over the course of the semester.

On-campus Working Scholarship For those who are not selected for the scholarship, some could be selected additionally depending on their budget issues. Hourly Wage

  • 8,000 KRW/hour

Hours of Work: TBA; Offered over the course of the semester.

Scholarship for Student Union The student council President & Vice president Half-yearly wage

  • President : 600,000 KRW
  • Vice president : 400,000 KRW

General Policy on Scholarships

  • * Scholarship can be granted for the students enrolled within the class period.(8 semesters)
  • * Students must have earned at least 12 academic credits during the semester immediately prior to the semester of application and maintain good grades, meeting all scholarship requirements.
  • * UNIST follows governmental guidelines and its own guidelines for detailed scholarship grant regulations, such as scholarship maintenance standards, addressing the possibility of double benefits, and investigating reasons for disqualification.
  • * Study abroad programs may be altered according to UNIST’s situation.