Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Korea
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)
  • Funded by: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters and PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: Tuition, monthly stipends, etc
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 15th April, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

The GIST Scholarship provides comprehensive financial support including:

  • Waiver of the entire tuition fee
  • A monthly allowance for all international scholars
  • Research funding for students engaged in research initiatives
  • Accommodation for all scholars
  • 60% coverage of health insurance for all international scholars
  • Yearly health examination
  • Reimbursement for airfare for all incoming international students


Eligibility for the GIST Scholarship requires that candidates:

  • Either be a local or an international student
  • Possess an undergraduate degree
  • Fulfill the English or Korean language proficiency criteria set by the university.

How to apply

Candidates wishing to apply must prepare to provide the following documents:

  • A completed Application Form
  • Transcript from the Bachelor’s Degree
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • A copy of the Applicant’s Passport
  • Scores from English Proficiency Tests 

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