Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) South Korea Scholarships 2024.

  • Fully Funded
  • Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
  • Masters, PhD
  • All Subjects
  • International Students
  • South Korea
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) South Korea Scholarships.

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) South Korea Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) South Korea Scholarships 2024. is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Masters, PhD level program(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Degree Level:

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) South Korea Scholarships 2024. is available to undertake Masters, PhD level programs at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

Tuition Support (All students):

Full coverage of tuition fees: 3,415,000 won per semester

Monthly Allowances (All International Students):

  • Student Grant: 140,000 won per month for M.S. students, 295,000 won per month for Ph.D. students
  • Meal Subsidy: Approximately 100,000 won per month※Students must have completed a minimum of 9 credits in the preceding semester for the above two.
  • International Student Support: 120,000 won per month. Requires a GPA of 3.0 or higher (out of 4.5) in the previous semester

Research Support (All students involved in research projects):

  • 4,820,000 won per year for M.S.
  • 11,480,000 won per year for Ph.D.

Health Coverage (All International Students)

  • 60% coverage of the Korean National Health Insurance fee.
  • Annual Medical Checkup

Flight Compensation (All Incoming International Students)

  • Reimbursement for a one-way flight to Korea

Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open to domestic and international students of all nationalities.

About the University: 

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is a leading research-oriented university in South Korea, renowned for its commitment to excellence in science and technology education. Situated in the vibrant city of Gwangju, GIST stands out as a hub for cutting-edge research and innovation. The institution fosters a dynamic academic environment, attracting scholars and students from diverse backgrounds worldwide. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, GIST emphasizes groundbreaking research across fields such as engineering, life sciences, and natural sciences. The university's state-of-the-art facilities and globally recognized faculty contribute to its reputation as a premier institution dedicated to advancing knowledge and cultivating the next generation of scientific leaders.

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Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree for admission to a Master's Program.
  • Applicants must possess a Master's Degree for admission to the Doctoral Program.

Application Procedure:

Step 1: Online Application Submission

Initiate your application journey by completing the online application form and uploading the requisite documents. Choose your field of study and meticulously fill out all relevant sections on the application form, accessible through the SERVICE LINK.

Step 2: Confirmation by International Admissions Coordinator

Once your application and required documents are received, the International Admissions Coordinator will reach out to you. Stay informed about your application status by checking the "My Status" section on the online application portal.

Step 3: Admissions Notification

Anticipate notification of the admissions results, which will be dispatched to the email address provided, approximately on June 15 for Fall admission and November 30 for Spring admission. Admitted candidates must respond to offers of admission within 15 days of notification.

Step 4: Enrollment Completion and Matriculation Fee Payment

Accept the offer of admission? Proceed to enroll at GIST within the stipulated deadline. Upon enrollment, you'll receive an admission packet including the Certificate of Admission, Certificate of Financial Sponsorship, and a Letter of Invitation. The completion of enrollment necessitates the reception of documents and payment of the non-refundable Matriculation Fee of 680,000 won.

Step 5: Student Visa Application

For those requiring a student visa, obtain the necessary application form from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in your home country. Attach the Certificate of Admission to the application form. Post-visa approval, liaise with the Section of International Relations (SIR) and your school or department staff for assistance in coordinating your travel to Korea.

English Requirements and Conditional Admission

Demonstrate your English language proficiency through official test results (e.g., TOEFL, IELTS). Minimum scores include 80 (TOEFL iBT), 550 (TOEFL PBT), 6.5 (Academic IELTS), 750 (TOEIC), and 285 (NEW TEPS). GIST may grant conditional admission in cases where official English test results are unavailable. Conditional admission necessitates the submission of documentation related to English proficiency within 6 months of admission.

Matriculation Fee Waiver Application

Applicants facing financial difficulties can apply for a Matriculation Fee waiver. Complete the waiver application within the online application form and upload a recommended letter from your department chair at the current/last university. The Admissions Committee will review and notify you along with the admission results.

Mandatory Documents for Application

  1. Online Application
  2. Certified Degree/Diploma and Transcripts
  3. Two Letters of Recommendation
  4. Official English Proficiency Test Score Report
  5. Copy of the Applicant’s Passport

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Recommendation for Matriculation Fee Waiver
  2. Certificate of English Language Proficiency (for conditional admission)

Admission Schedule

To ensure your eligibility for admissions, it is imperative that we receive your comprehensive application along with all necessary documents within the stipulated deadlines.

Semester of Entrance:
  • Spring Semester (Starting from March)
  • Fall Semester (Starting from September)
Application Deadlines:
  • October 14 (for Spring Semester)
  • March 25 ~ April 15 (K.S.T.) (for Fall Semester)
Examination of Documents:
  • Approximately 15 days for both semesters
Documents Review:
  • Approximately 30 days for both semesters
Notification of Admission Results:
  • December 9th (for Spring Semester)
  • June 16th (for Fall Semester)
Registration of Admitted Students:
  • Early January (for Spring Semester)
  • End-June (for Fall Semester)

Please be mindful that meeting these deadlines is crucial for your application to be processed effectively. For any clarifications or inquiries regarding the admission schedule, do not hesitate to contact  admissions office. Scholarshipsads wishes you the best in your pursuit of academic excellence at GIST.

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