POSTECH Scholarship Admissions 2024 for Spring Intake in South Korea

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), a leading research university in South Korea, is now accepting applications for its Spring 2025 intake scholarship admissions. Known for its rigorous academic environment and cutting-edge research facilities, POSTECH offers a variety of scholarship programs for prospective MS and Ph.D. students. Here’s what you need to know if you’re considering applying.

Eligibility Criteria

  • MS / MS-Ph.D. Integrated Applicants: Must have completed or be in the final year of undergraduate study.
  • Ph.D. Applicants: Should have completed or be concluding their master’s degree program.

Nationality Requirements: Applicants must be non-Korean citizens or Koreans who have completed their entire education outside Korea from elementary school to undergraduate level.

English Proficiency: Non-native English speakers must meet certain English proficiency test benchmarks or provide proof of instruction in English. Accepted tests include TOEFL, IELTS, and TOEIC, among others.

Health Insurance

All international students must subscribe to a health insurance plan, either from their home country that covers services in Korea or through the Korean National Health Insurance Service.

Admissions Timeline

The second round of admission applications will soon be accepted by POSTECH therefore this is the best time to get prepared for it by arranging all your documents required for application submission.

  • Second Round: Runs from June 12, 2024, to September 14, 2024. Admission results will be published on November 21, 2024.
  • Semester Begins: Spring 2025

Application Process

  1. Submit Application and Documents Online: Includes application form, personal statement, CV, and proof of citizenship.
  2. Post Required Documents: This includes official transcripts, degree certificates, and English proficiency scores.
  3. Interviews: Conducted online or offline depending on the department.

Costs and Financial Aid

  • Tuition Fees: Vary by program, e.g., Ferrous Technology at approximately 13,758,000 KRW per year.
  • Housing: Options range from dormitories for unmarried students to apartments for married students.
  • Financial Aid: Includes external scholarships like the POSCO Asia Fellowship and internal support such as POSTECH Teaching or Research Assistantships.

For more detailed information and to start your application, visit POSTECH’s official graduate admissions page at POSTECH Admissions or consider applying for POSTECH summer program.

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