GIST Scholarship in South Korea 2023-24 (Fully Funded)

GIST International Scholarships 2023-24 in South Korea are now open to international students from all over the world. The GIST Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of the selected students. GIST offers a unique opportunity to get an education and experience in one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world.


  • Scholarship Host Country: South Korea
  • University: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
  • Course Level: MS., PhD, integrated MS, & PhD
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Eligibility: International students

Financial Benefits

  • Tuition fee waiver, 3,415,000 won per semester.

Monthly Stipends:

  • M.S. students: 140,000 won per month
  • PhD students: 295,000 won per month
  • Health Insurance
  • Flight reimbursement
  • Research assistantship will be provided to those students who participate in research projects.

List of Available Programs:

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • All international students are eligible to apply for the GIST Scholarship 2023-24.
  • 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.

Supporting Documents:

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


The application deadline to apply for the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Scholarship 2023-24 in Korea for international students is 15 October 2023.

How to Apply?

  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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