Monthly stipend

UST students are provided with a top-paying monthly stipend to ensure all students focus on their studies and research.

Payment Standards (Applied from March, 2013)

Payment standard (From March, 2013)
Degree course Amount
Doctoral course Minimum of KRW 1.6 million /month
Master’s course Minimum of KRW 1.2 million /month

Award Programs

What is internal awards?

A program to foster excellent scientists and enhance the quality of education by rewarding students and faculty members who have achieved outstanding research results

UST Research Paper Award

A program to enhance motivation together with to provide practical support by awarding students for their excellent research results

  • Prize information: Award certificate and prize money (Excellent Research Paper Advisor Awards are given to the advisor of the student who has received the UST Research Paper Award)
  • Award eligibility:Students currently enrolled at UST or UST graduates

Excellent Professorship Award

Prize given to the advisors of an excellent graduates who has achieved considerable research results while enrolled in UST(such as publications and patents)

  • Prize information: Award certificate and award medal
  • Award eligibility: Professors of the students who are expected to graduate

Excellent Lecturer Award

A program to enhance the quality of education by improving the qualities of lectures given in UST. This award is given to professors who provided excellent lectures every semester

  • Prize information: Award certificate and award medal
  • Award eligibility: Faculty members who opened the class

UST Excellent Research Advisor Award

A program to enhance excellent research results of students and professors by awarding professors whose students produced outstanding research achievements every year

  • Prize information: Award certificate and award medal
  • Award eligibility: Advisors whose student received UST Research Paper Award

Overseas Exchange Program    Result Report

This program is to nurture global leaders in the fields of science and technology by providing financial support for overseas training program or international presentation support program to outstanding students.

Overseas Exchange Program
Overseas Training Program Introduction To strengthen our students’ research capabilities and to build their international networks by supporting their participation in internship programs, research exchanges, research collaboration, and more
Support period Within 90 days
Program Scholarship Airplane ticket, Living expense, Traveler insurance
Eligibility
  • Ph.D. Students who have completed at least two semesters
  • Integrated program students who have passed the Ph.D. entrance exam (currently registered students(who are enrolled for coursework or post-coursework) / Not available student on a leave of absence)
  • Students who have obtained permission from the institution they plan on visiting
  • Students who are unable to obtain a degree within the training period
  • Will not earn a degree during the program participation.
  • Successful applicants should be able to leave Korea in each supporting period
International Presentation Support Program Introduction To support students in becoming more aware of the latest trends in science and technology through funding research exchanges, including domestic and overseas international conferences, and education trend surveys.
Support period Within 15 days
Program Scholarship Airplane ticket, Living expense, Traveler insurance, Conference registration fee
Eligibility
  • Ph.D. Students who have completed at least two semesters
  • Integrated program students who have passed the Ph.D. entrance exam (currently registered students(who are enrolled for coursework or post-coursework) / Not available student on a leave of absence)
  • Students capable of fluent communication in English or the primary language of the destination
  • Students presenting at international conferences as first authors in each supporting period

The details are subject to change. Please check the Guideline.

  • Content Manager : Student Affairs Team
  • Name : (Award Programs) Hong Sung Uk / (Overseas Exchange Program) Yang Ki Hwan
  • Tel : (Award Programs) 042-865-2332 / (Overseas Exchange Program) 042-865-2338
  • E-Mail : (Award Programs) award@ust.ac.kr / (Overseas Exchange Program) 042-865-2338