Fully Funded GIST Undergraduate Scholarship 2021, South Korea

Fully Funded GIST Undergraduate Scholarship 2021, South Korea

Application are open for the GIST Undergraduate Scholarship for 2021. GIST scholarship is one of the prestigious and competitive study abroad opportunities for international students. The scholarship is fully funded; it will cover almost all the academic expenses, including the accommodation.

GIST is a well-reputed university of South Korea. It ranks as the third top university in South Korea and ranks 9th in QS World Universities Ranking. Studying at GIST will be a new learning experience; the students will be groomed to tackle challenges and step into professional life. The institute trains skilled researchers and scientists who create a robust research base for further development in science and technology.

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology is known for its arts, social science, humanities, mathematics and physics departments and world-class innovative researches. GIST offers a number of research opportunities for international students.

Students who are interested in studying in South Korea must apply for this scholarship. However, South Korea scholarships are highly demanding; applicants must be top-tier students to avail this scholarship. The duration of GIST undergraduate scholarship is 4 years (8 semesters).

Here are some more details about the Fully Funded GIST Undergraduate Scholarship

Fields at GIST


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Earth Science and Environmental Engineering

Life Science

Mechanical Engineering

Material Science and Engineering

Deadline is March 15, 2021

  • Country: South Korea
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline:: March 15, 2021

Eligibility Criteria :

All international students are welcomed.

Applicants should graduate from high school before August 31, 2021.

Parents of the applicants must not be Korean citizens.

Applicant should never have been to South Korea or enrolled in a school/college/university there.

Applicant must be able to submit an English Proficiency certificate with application.

This scholarship does not require SAT.

Benefits :

GIST Undergraduate Scholarship will provide:

Full tuition fee waiver.

₩130,000 as monthly student allowance.

₩270,000 will be allotted as a monthly meal allowance.

Flight reimbursement will be offered after one month of the first semester.

A settlement subsidy of ₩200,000 will be granted to all the students without any conditions.

₩130,000 will be provided as international student allowance for the candidates who will achieve a GPA of at least 3.0 on the scale of 4.5 in the previous semester.

Other details :

Required Documents:

Complete GIST application form


Recommendation letter

High school diploma or the certificate of expected graduation

English proficiency certificate

Passport (scanned copy)

Statement of finance

Application Process:

All the applicants should read the detailed information thoroughly.

Then create an account on the official portal to start the application.

Applicants are required to upload a recent photo.  You can fill in and save the form, log in and continue it later. Before submission, make sure to review it, so you don’t enter incorrect or false information. Upload all the required documents.

Share the application number (generated when you sign up) with your teacher to provide you a recommendation letter. They have to submit the recommendation at least one day before the application deadline, either it will not be accepted.

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