GIST Scholarship 2024 in South Korea (Fully Funded) (Fall Intake)

GIST University Scholarship doesn’t require an application fee. English is used as the primary language of learning. More details below

The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology is currently accepting online applications for the Fall 2024 intake. The GIST Scholarship 2024 is open for Masters, Master Advancing to Ph.D., and Doctoral Degree programs. Applicants from all over the world may apply.

GIST is a well-known university located in Gwangju, South Korea. It emerged first in Korea for startup performance and entrepreneurship in 2023 and is one of the world’s top 100 universities. The fall intake is going to start in September 2024.

All international students are eligible for the GIST Scholarship without having to submit a separate application.

Tuition fees, food, and accommodations, a monthly stipend, health insurance, and airline tickets are all included in the scholarship.

GIST University doesn’t require an application fee. English is used as the primary language of learning. More details below

About GIST University Scholarship 2024

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

  • Degree Programs and Duration
  • Master of Science Program (M.S.) – 2 Years
  • Integrated M.S. and Ph.D. Program (M.S./Ph.D.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy Program (Ph.D.) – 4 Years

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

Financial Benefits

GIST University offers “GIST Scholarships” for international students. The scholarship covers:

  • Full Tuition Fee
  • Monthly stipend for all international students
  • Research Stipend for students participating in research projects
  • Housing (All Students)
  • For All International Students 60% Health Insurance given
  • Annual medical checkup
  • Air Tickets to All Incoming International Students

Exemption of English Language Test Proficiency

  • All courses at GIST University are taught in English. You can apply without taking the English language test.
  • If you have been chosen, you have to submit your test results later.
  • If you finished your bachelor’s degree in an English-speaking nation (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, or the United States), you can apply to GIST without an English Proficiency Test score.
  • Aside from that, all applicants must provide an official English proficiency test score, such as TOEFL (IBT, PBT), IELTS, TOEIC, or TEPS.
  • TOEFL: iBT 80, PBT 550
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEIC: 750
  • NEW TEPS: 285

GIST University recommends you to obtain the English test score because the Korean Immigration Service may require an English or Korean test score for a VISA application.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants from all countries can apply.
  • An applicant must have a bachelor’s degree that is equivalent to a Korean bachelor’s degree.
  • All documents must be submitted.
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  • Required Documents from Students
  • Applicant’s international passport is required for international students
  • Official degrees and transcripts are required or notarized copies are acceptable.
  • Two letters of recommendation must have the signatures and stamps of the recommenders.
  • The recommenders do not have to send the letters independently or separately.
  • Official English language test report.
  • A copy of the applicant’s passport is required.

How to Apply for the GIST University Scholarship Fall 2024 Intake?

  • Step 1: Submit an online application by uploading the required documents.
  • Step 2: The International Admissions Coordinator will contact you when the application and all the required documents are been cross checked and confirmed. You can also click on
  • Check My Status in the online application to track the process
  • Step 3: Notification of the admissions results.
  • The final results and announcement of the GIST University Scholarship for fall 2024 is available on The Official Link of the Announcement given.

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