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GIST Scholarship in South Korea 2024 Fully Funded Study in Korea

Opportunity Deadline

April 26, 2024
Master Degree, PhD Degree
All Nationalities
Male, Female, Both
Korea, South

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The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea is looking for extraordinarily talented students, researchers, and technical professionals to pursue their MS, PhD, and MS leading to PhD degrees under the GIST Scholarship 2024. Through the GIST fellowship, international students studying in Korea have a fantastic opportunity to lay the groundwork for future scientific and technological advancements in research. This South Korean fellowship also allows students to support cooperative domestic and international research projects in addition to working in industry and academics.

GIST scholars acquire advanced knowledge and skills in science and technology through research-oriented projects and courses. Furthermore, the university is collaborating on the fully-funded fellowship with the Ministry of Science and Technology in South Korea. In order to develop scientific technologists and encourage them to create additional breakthroughs, the ministry fully sponsors GIST students. To address this, the institution offers a range of science, technology, and research-related subjects of study to students. The courses that GIST University offers include computer science and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering, life science, physics and photon science, chemistry and biomedical science, nanobio materials and electronics, integrated technology, and artificial intelligence.

Renowned scientists and researchers have called GIST home since the Korean government founded it in 1993. Moreover, a large number of the top instructors at Korean universities come from GIST. GIST has demonstrated its value as the first national university in Korea to adopt a state-of-the-art teaching technique centered around a comprehensive and basic science curriculum. Moreover, GIST is the first Korean university to require thesis quality certification. Because of this, the institute has received the highest number of professorial citations in South Korea over the previous 14 years, and the GIST is currently rated fourth in the QS World University Ranking.

A major step in fulfilling the institute’s goal of becoming a renowned pioneer in science and technology for the future is the GIST Scholarships for MS and PhD students. To enable students lead in the global world, all classes are taught in English, and the thesis is written in the same language. GIST is conscious of how important learning and using a second language is for enhancing growth and communication. Scholars on this overseas fellowship will spend a maximum of three, seven, or eight years studying Korean culture in order to complete their MS, PhD, or Integrated MS/PhD programs. Below is a detailed explanation of the financial rewards, along with information on eligibility requirements and a simple application process.

A Synopsis of the GIST Scholarship Program in South Korea

Location: Korea, S.
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is the university.
Master’s and PhD degrees; fully funded
Gender: Both
International Students Are Eligible
End date: April 15, 2024A Synopsis of the GIST Scholarship Program in South Korea
Location: Korea, S.
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is the university.
Master’s and PhD degrees; fully funded
Gender: Both
International Students Are Eligible
End date: April 15, 2024

The prerequisites for South Korea’s 2024 GIST Scholarship are as follows:

Prior to enrollment at GIST, the applicant must possess, or expect, a final degree.
The candidate needs to hold a bachelor’s degree that is on par with one obtained in Korea.
The applicant must be a student studying abroad.
Fluency in the English language is a prerequisite for the position.
If you would like additional information about the qualifying requirements, please visit the official website.

The GIST Scholarship in South Korea offers the following benefits:

  • 100% tuition fee support, or a tuition fee waiver, for all international students.
  • A monthly stipend of 140,000 Won will be provided to MS students.
  • A monthly stipend of 295,000 Won will be awarded to PhD students.
  • A meal allowance of 100,000 Won will be provided to MS and PhD students. Note: To be eligible for meal and student allowances, students must have completed at least 9 credits in the preceding semester.
  • For MS and PhD students, an international student allowance of 120,000 Won will be provided; however, the student must maintain a GPA of 3 or higher out of 4.5 in the previous semester.
  • When they work on research projects, all MS students will receive

Documents Needed for the GIST Scholarship Program in 2024:

Official degrees and transcripts are required. Notarized copies are also accepted, however an apostille is advised.
Two recommendation letters must bear the signatures and stamps of the recommenders.
The recommenders are not required to send the letters on their own or separately.
The required document is the official English language test report, which can be obtained from the TOEFL (BT) 80, TOEFL (PBT) 550, IELTS 6.5, TOEIC 750, or NEW TEPS 327. if there is a delay in your test results. Your own university can provide you with a professional certificate of English language competency.
A copy of the applicant’s passport must be submitted.

How can I apply for the GIST Scholarship for 2024?

The GIST South Korea scholarship requires an online application in order to be eligible.
The candidate must submit a matriculation fee; however, the charge may be waived upon recommendation from the dean, head of the department, or college.
For their application to be accepted, all applicants must properly fill out the GIST online application form.
Write NA rather than leaving blanks.


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