GIST Scholarship in South Korea 2024 (Fully Funded)

The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology is now accepting online applications for the Fall 2024 intake. The GIST Scholarship 2024 is open to Masters, Master Leading to Ph.D., and Doctoral Degree programs. Applicants from all around the world can apply. GIST is a popular university situated in Gwangju, South Korea. It was Ranked #1 in Korea for startup performance and entrepreneurship in 2023 and comes in the top 100 universities in the world. The fall intake will start in September 2024.

All international students are granted the GIST Scholarship without any separate application. The Scholarship includes tuition Fees, meals, accommodation, monthly stipend, health insurance, and Flight tickets. GIST University does not charge any application fee. English is the primary language of instruction. More details about the GIST University Scholarship 2024 are given below.

About GIST University Scholarship 2024

  • Host Country: South Korea
  • University: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)
  • Degree Level: Masters, PhD
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 15th April 2024

Benefits of the GIST Scholarship in South Korea:

  • All international students will be getting 100% support in the tuition fee i.e. the tuition fee will be waived.
  • MS students will be given a monthly stipend of 140,000 Won.
  • PhD students will be given a monthly stipend of 295,000 Won.
  • Both MS and PhD students will be given a meal allowance of 100,000 Won. (Note: Students have to complete at least 9 credits in the previous semester to get student and meal allowance).
  • An international student allowance of 120,000 Won will be given to both MS and PhD students, however, the student has to maintain a 3 or higher GPA out of 4.5 in the previous semester.
  • All MS students participating in research projects will get a research assistantship of 6,400,000 won per year while PhD students participating in research projects will get a research assistantship of 13,740,000 won per year.
  • A one-way flight to Korea will be reimbursed.
  • 60% of national health insurance will be covered. Health insurance also includes annual medical checkups.

Eligibility Criteria of the GIST International Scholarship Program 2024:

  • All international students are eligible to apply for the GIST Scholarship 2024.
  • Applicants applying for the Masters program must hold a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree.
  • Applicants applying for the Ph.D. program must hold a master’s or equivalent degree.
  • The applicant must be proficient in the English language.

Supporting Documents:

  • Statement on Application Documents Submission (Form1)
  • Official transcripts & certificates.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • English proficiency test
  • Candidate Passport Copy

What are the steps to apply for the GIST Scholarship 2024?

  1. Scholarship applications for the GIST South Korea program must be submitted online.
  2. GIST online applications need to be filled out carefully by all candidates to be successful.
  3. Applicants must attach copies of all required documents.
  4. You will receive notification once your application has been evaluated and confirmed by the International Admissions Coordinator.
  5. Following notification, you must further complete the enrollment process by submitting the required documents in hard copies and by paying the Matriculation Fee. (Please note that students with financial difficulties can waive the matriculation fee).

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