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Fully Funded 2022- GIST Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Fully Funded 2022- GIST Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Fully Funded
Country: South Korea
City: Gwangju
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Apply for the 2022 GIST Graduate Scholarships for International Students for the fall admission session. The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is a renowned research-oriented university located in Gwangju, South Korea. GISI is one of the most student-friendly and prestigious schools in science and technology.

The University boasts a rich academic history and world-class ranking on the international stage. In fact, the university was ranked 1st in the number of citations per professor in South Korea for 14 consecutive years. Gist also Ranks 4nd in QS World University.

All international graduate students who apply and receive admission at GIST are awarded a graduate scholarship. Therefore, applicants must meet the admission criteria for admission onto one of the Master’s degree or PhD programs offered at GIST. It normally takes two years to finish an M.S. program and four years for a Ph.D. program. Usually, the set completion times for the M.S., Ph.D., and M.S./Ph.D. programs are three years, seven years, and eight years respectively.

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Benefits from GIST Graduate Scholarships

  • The scholarship will exempt you from paying the 3,415,000 won Tuition fee charged per semester for graduate studies
  • Admitted international students will receive a Student allowance with 140,000 won per month for M.S. students and 295,000 won per month for Ph.D. students
  • You will also be eligible for an International Student grant worth 120,000 won for both Master’s and PhD
  • Students participating in research projects will be eligible for a Research Assistantship worth 4,785,384 won per year for Master’s and 12,263,262 won per year for PhD.
  • The University will also provide Flight Reimbursement to all admitted Incoming International Students for a one-way flight to Korea
  • You will also receive 80% support for private health insurance coverage

Eligibility Required for  GIST Graduate Scholarships

  • Graduate scholarships at GIST are open to all international non-Korean students from all around the world
  • Applicants for Master’s degree programs must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the Master’s degree they are applying for
  • PhD applicants must have graduated with a related Master’s degree at the time of application for you must demonstrate sufficient English language proficiency with a language result equivalent to 80 for TOEFL(iBT), 550 for TOEFL(PBT), 6.5 for IELTS, and 327 for New TEPS
  • Students must be able to complete at least 9 credits in their previous semester in order to be awarded the Student Allowance
  • For the International student scholarship grant, you must achieve a GPA of 3 out of 4.5 in your previous semester
  • Students are expected to maintain full-time student status and continuous registration until the completion of all requirements

Application Tips

To apply, you must follow the procedure below

  1. Complete and submit the online application for admission using the online application portal. You must also attach copies of the required documents.
  2. Once your application has been evaluated and confirmed, the International Admissions Coordinator notify you
  3. After receiving a notification, you must then Completion of enrollment process by submitting the required documents as hard copies and paying the Matriculation Fee. (Please note that the Matriculation Fee can be waivered for those financial difficulties)

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You must submit the following documents during the online application and as hard copies after receiving a notification

  • Your Official degree certificates and transcripts
  • Request two (2) letters of recommendation which must be prescribed in sealed envelopes
  • Submit an official English proficiency test score report
  • You must include a copy of your passport
  • If you wish to conditionally be considered without English Proficiency test scores, you must submit a certificate of English language proficiency issued from a previous University.
  • Applicants who wish to apply for a Matriculation fee waiver must fill out the Matriculation Fee waiver application in the online application form, and upload a prescribed recommendation letter written by their department chair from their previous university

Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline15 April,2022
CountrySouth Korea
Open toAll
OrganizerGwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Contact the organizer+82-62-715-3951



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