Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship 2021 | Fully Funded

Apply for the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship in Korea in 2021 is now open. 300 GIST Korea Scholarships available for Masters/MPhil and PhD and MS leading to PhD for Fall 2021 The GIST International Scholarship in Korea is offering Master Degree Programs, Ph.D. Degree Programs, Integrated MS., and Ph.D. Program. Study in South Korea can be your next destination after the US, Canada, and Australia.

South Korean Universities are in competition with the US Universities. Most of the Korean Scholarships Universities are in the top 100 Now. GIST, UST, Seoul National University, Postech University are the Top Universities of South Korea to Study. GIST is a Public University and established by the Korean Government.

All the Expenses will be covered by the GIST University. The Normal Duration of the GIST Master Scholarship is 2 years, while for GIST Ph.D. The scholarship is 4 years. The Gwangju University scholarship covers most of the academic fields of study. The Full Detailed Information about the GIST University Scholarship is given below.

Detailed Information on Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship 2021

  • Scholarship Country: South Korea
  • University: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
  • Course Level: Masters/MPhil and Ph.D. MS leading to Ph.D
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 15th April 2021

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GIST university Ranking

QS World Universities Ranking#3 in the World number per citations per faculty
Times Higher Education World University Technology Rankings#4 in South Korea


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GIST Korea University Scholarship Benefits

Gwangju University scholarship is a Fully Funded Scholarship to Study in South Korea. All the Financial Expenses will be covered by the University.

Tuition Assistance (All students): Tuition Fully Supported: 3,415,000 won per semester

Monthly Stipends (All International Students): 

  • Student Allowance: 140,000 won per month for M.S. students, 295,000 won per month for Ph.D. students
  • Meal allowance: nearly 100,000 won per month

    ※Students should have completed at least 9 credits in the previous semester for the above two.

  • International student allowance: 120,000 won per month. GPA of 3.0 or higher (out of 4.5) in the previous semester

Research Assistantship (All students participating in research projects):

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

Health Insurance (All International Students)

  • 60% of the Korean National Health Insurance fee is supported.
  • Annual Medical checkup

Flight Reimbursement (All Incoming International Students)

  • Reimbursement for a one-way flight to Korea

GIST University Study Programs

  • Master of Science Program (M.S.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy Program (Ph.D.)
  • Integrated M.S. and Ph.D. Program (M.S./Ph.D.)

GIST offers M.S., Ph.D., and integrated M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs. It normally takes two years to finish an M.S. program and four years for a Ph.D. program.

The maximum completion times for the M.S., Ph.D., and M.S./Ph.D. programs are three years, seven years, and eight years respectively.

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • School of Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Life Science
  • Department of Chemistry
  • School of Integrated Technology
  • School of Materials Science and Engineering
  • School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Physics and Photon Science
  • Department of Biomedical Science and Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence Graduate School

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Required Documents

Now you don’t need to send your Documents by Post to GIST University. Due to the global pandemic ‘COVID19. Now you can easily convert your all Documents into PDF and you can send them through email.

  • Statement on Application Documents Submission[Form1]
  • Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree or Bachelor’s Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree Transcript
  • Certificate of Master’s Degree or Master’s Diploma
  • Master’s Degree Transcript
  • Two letters of Recommendation[Form2]
  • Certificate of valid English Proficiency Test
  • Applicant’s Passport Copy
  • Letter of Recommendation for Matriculation Fee Waiver[Form3] (Optional)
  • Certificate of English Proficiency issued by your home university (Optional)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants from all around the world can apply with any nationality
  • Must hold a Bachelors’s Degree if applying to Master Program.
  • Must hold a Masters’s Degree if applying to the Doctoral Program.
  • Read South Korea Scholarship Guidelines before applying.


The last date to apply for the (GIST) Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship 2021 is 15th April 2021.

How to Apply for the GIST Korea Scholarship

Complete an Online Application, Upload, or Email the Required Documents. Accept the Offer. To Apply, Please Visit the Official website of the GIST Korea University Scholarship.

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