재정지원제도-일반대학

FINANCIAL AID

What is Financial Aid?

  • Financial Aid refers to all kinds of financial support for POSTECH students during their research and study
  • Financial Aid is classified as 1) fellowship, 2) assistantship and 3) other grants

General Regulations for Financial Aid

  • Duplicated benefit from internal and external scholarship is allowed(external fellowship policy applies in prior)
  • There is no upper limit of scholarship amount / person(external fellowship policy applies in prior)
  • Achievement-based R/A: For the first semester at least the basic scholarship will be given to students, but from the second semester the granted amount may differ according to the individual achievement
  • The duplication policy of scholarship and the amount can differ by each lab.

Fellowship

  • The fellowship is scholarship given to students, which can be classified as internal and external.
  • Internal fellowship is operated with the university fund, department fund, donation from external foundation, etc. The university selects the scholar and grants the scholarship.
  • External fellowship scholar is selected by external institute such as the government and external foundation. The external institute grants scholarship to the student directly or send the scholarship expense to university to grant each student.

Internal/External Fellowships


(As of 1 July 2021)

Fellowship Granting Institute Eligibility Scholarship Benefit Useful Website
Global Korea Scholarship(GKS) National Institute for International Education(NIIED) Applicants who meets NIIED’s eligibility and POSTECH’s English proficiency level(please check admission guide) •Airfare
•Language Courses(1 year)
•Tuition Fees
•Award for Excellent Korean Language Proficiency
•Research Support
•Printing Costs (Dissertation)
•Completion Grant
1,243,500
Vingroup Scholarship Vingroup https://scholarships.vinuni.edu.vn/masters-ph-d-scholarship-program/ •Tuition and miscellaneous fees
•Living stipend
•Health insurance
•Return airfare (economy class)
•Visa application fee
•Settling-in allowance and reintegration allowance
•Pre-departure health examination
•Network of Vingroup Scholars and professional development opportunities
https://scholarships.vinuni.edu.vn/masters-ph-d-scholarship-program/
Settlement Allowance POSTECH Newly accepted students who has not lived in Korea for past 6 months before admission •Airfare
•Settlement Allowance
(500,000KRW for first 3 months)
  • Other Fellowship information
  • POSCO Asia Fellowship: https://www.postf.org

Assistantship

  • The assistantship is granted for the participation in teaching, research and administrative work done by graduate school students, and it is classified as 1) teaching assistantship(TA), 2) research assistantship(RA), 3) adminstrative assistantship.

2021 Regular TA/RA Scholarship (per month)

(Unit: KRW/Month)

Program Tuition Fee Living Allowance Total
Master’s
    797,000
    570,500
    1,367,500
PhD’s
    797,000
    1,047,000
    1,844,000
  • The actual amount can differ by each lab.
  • Each advisor can decide to grant additional allowance.
  • TA/RA Scholarship is granted every 25th of each month.(if it is holiday, the scholarship will be given on day before.)
  • A student who receive academic warning for previous semester, one will not be given with the scholarship for next one semester. (except the labor cost)

Other Grants

  • All other financial aids except the fellowship and TA/RA scholarship.