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GIST Scholarship in South Korea 2023


Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea welcomes skilled and talented students, researchers, and technical individuals to pursue their MS, Ph.D., and MS leading to Ph.D. under the GIST Scholarship 2023. The GIST scholarship for international students in Korea provides them with a bright chance to create a strong research base for further development of science and technology. Moreover, the best scholarship in South Korea’s top universities provides opportunities for students to work and promote collaborative foreign and domestic research programs in the industrial sector as well as in academia.


  • Tuition fully supported: 3,415,000 won per semester (All students)

  • Student allowance: 140,000 won per month for M.S. students, 295,000 won per month for Ph.D. students(All International Students who completed at least 9 credits in the previous semester)

  • Meal allowance: nearly 100,000 won per month(All International Students who completed at least 9 credits in the previous semester)

  • Research Assistantship 5,461,249 won per year for M.S. and 12,513,688 won per year for Ph.D. students who participate in research projects

  • 60% of National Health Insurance is supported and Annual medical checkups (All International Students)

  • Reimbursement for a one-way flight to Korea for first-time (All Incoming International Students)


  • Applicants hold or expect to hold a final degree before enrollment at GIST (Spring Semester: by 1st week of January/Fall Semester: by 1st week of July)

  • Official Degree and Transcript

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • The minimum English Requirements: TOEFL score (80 for IBT, 550 for PBT), 6.5 for IELTS, 750 for TOEIC, and 285 for New TEPS.


April 14th, 2023

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