GIST Undergraduate Scholarship in South Korea 2022



GIST is offering International students with fully funded international scholarship opportunities. Students around the whole world are eligible for the GIST Scholarship program. Students can pursue their educational career in a bachelor/ undergraduate degree program in the most prestigious and top ranked university of South Korea. [check out:University of Guelph President’s Scholarship 2022 in Canada]

GIST is a public research university well-known in the science and technology field. GIST is located in the beautiful city Gwangju, South Korea. It was ranked 1rst in South Korea for 14 years and according to QS World University Rankings it is ranked 4th.

One of the appealing aspects of the GIST scholarship 2022 is that the undergraduate program is taught entirely in English. International students would not have any difficulties in gaining admission to the GIST Institute of Science and Technology due to the Korean language barrier. In addition, the institute was the first in South Korea to develop a thesis quality certification program in 2001. The institute has achieved the pinnacle of excellence due to the high quality of education and the presence of world-class teachers. Students who are accepted to the university and receive a scholarship at the GIST Institute of Science and Technology in South Korea are among the fortunate ones, as they join a roster of world-class researchers and scientists.

Students who come to South Korea on a Fully funded scholarship will also have the chance to cultivate the experts’ development approaches, which will include a wide range of knowledge and 3C1P skills. Communication, creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving strategies are among these qualities. Furthermore, the students become members of GISA, the international students association. By being a part of GISA, students strive to create harmony in all worldwide communities and to advocate for global problems. Because they are not concerned about the financial demands of school, students may perform better in both academic and extracurricular activities thanks to the GIST scholarship.

Host Country:
South Korea

Host University: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Scholarship Coverage: Fully Funded

Eligible Nationality: International

Degree Level: Undergraduate Degree Program

Fields of Study:
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life Science
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Earth Science and Environmental Engineering


  • The application for admission is free.
  • The full tuition fee of the international students is being covered in this scholarship.
  • First, the candidates have to secure admission to GIST.
  • All the students are provided with the settlement subsidy worth W200,000.
  • After one month of study in the first semester, the one-way flight will be reimbursed.
  • If the students achieve at least 3.0 CGPA out of 4.5 in the previous semester, they'll be provided with an international awareness worth W130, 000/month.
  • If the students exhibit good behaviour, gain 11 credit hrs. in the previous semester and have no probation, they'll be given a student allowance of W130,000/month and a meal allowance worth W270,000/month.
  • The monthly insurance amount of the students will be reimbursed by GIST.
  • International students are provided with a good on-campus housing facility in Dormitory A and Dormitory B.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The student must be an international student and has no parent or guardian from a Korean accent or nationality.
  • The student must be a fresh undergraduate student.
  • If the students are of Korean nationality, they must never be enrolled in any Korean institute for elementary, middle, or high school.
  • Korean citizens who have dual nationalities or multiple nationalities cannot apply for the scholarship.
  • The applicants must have certified high school diplomas before the closing of the registration date.
  • The candidate must be proficient in English language.
  • No GRE or SAT is required for the scholarship program.

Required Documents:

  • GIST Scholarship Application Form 2022.
  • A Recommendation Letter.
  • High School Transcript.
  • High School Profile.
  • English Proficiency Test Certificate.
  • Scanned copy of Passport.
  • Parent-child relationship document.
  • Statement of Finances.
  • Medical Assessment.

Application Process:

  • Candidates must submit their applications electronically using the online application method.
  • Register and save a copy of your application.
  • Students are not required to submit reference letters; instead, the recommender will provide them immediately. The recommender must first make an account on the recommendation system and then submit an application through it.
  • In your application, upload all of the required documentation.
  • Once you’ve submitted all of your papers, as well as the letters of reference from your recommenders, submit your application.
  • There is no need to apply for the scholarship individually once the candidate has been accepted to the GIST.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2022

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