Fully Funded Master and PhD Scholarships in South Korea from GIST

Fully Funded Master and PhD Scholarships in South Korea from GIST

south Korea 15 Apr 2021
GIST (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology)

GIST (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology)

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Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is offering Master and Phd Scholarships in addition to Integrated M.S. and Ph.D Program. Students are expected to maintain full-time student status and continuous registration until the completion of all requirements.

Degree Programs:-

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

Regulations and Conditions:-

  • GIST encourages applications from candidates with strong academic potential, high motivation for pursuing a career in the areas of science and technology, and focused intellectual and professional interests.
  • One's study plan, professional experience, and letters of recommendation provide very important qualitative evidence concerning an applicant's academic records, professional background, and potential. Strong academic records and high test scores do not ensure admission. Other kinds of significant achievement, including the overcoming of economic, societal or educational obstacles are also considered important.
  • To apply for the Master Programme, applicants must have a
    bachelor degree.
  • To apply for the PhD Programme, applicants must have a master degree.


  • Tuition fully supported: 3,415,000 won per semester.

  • Student allowance: 140,000 won per month for M.S. students, 295,000 won per month for Ph.D. students

  • Meal allowance: nearly 100,000 won per month.

    • Students should have completed at least 9 credits in the previous semester for the above two.

  • Research Assistantship (For all students participating in research projects):

    • 4,820,000 won per year of M.S..

    • 11,480,000 won per year of Ph.D.

  • Health Insurance (All International Students)

  • Flight Reimbursement (All Incoming International Students).

Program Duration:-

It normally takes two years to finish an M.S. program and four years for a Ph.D. program. The maximum completion times for the M.S., Ph.D. and M.S./Ph.D. programs are three years, seven years and eight years respectively.

About Gwangju Institute:-

The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is a research-oriented university and one of the prestigious schools in science and technology. GIST is located in Gwangju, South Korea. In the 2016/2017 QS World University Rankings Result tables, GIST was ranked number 2 in the world in the category of citations per faculty. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015, GIST was ranked 96th in the world in the category of Engineering & Technology.

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