Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students at DGIST in Korea

Deadline 1 / Deadline 2

October 26 /  December 28

Scholarship in Korea

Master’s Degree Scholarship / Scholarship for PhD Program

The Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology is offering fully funded scholarships for international students. The scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate programmes (Masters and PhD).

In 2004, the Korean Government established DGIST as a research institute to promote national science and technology. Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology simply referred to as DGIST, is one of the four public universities in South Korea which are dedicated to research in science and technology, along with KAIST, GIST, and UNIST.

The Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology is a public science and engineering university located in Daegu Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea.

  • The scholarship is available for pursuing masters and PhD programmes.
  • The scholarship is awarded in the subjects offered by the University.

Scholarship Award:

  • Tuition: Full scholarship for all graduate students
  • Stipend for Education and Research
    PhD: 13,680,000KRW + ? / year
    MS : 7,440,000KRW + ? / year
  • DPF (DGIST Presidential Fellowship)
    Special scholarship : 3,000,000 KRW / semester
    Research scholarship: Max. 10,000,000 KRW
    Study abroad scholarship: Max. 16,584,000 KRW

Who Can Apply for this Scholarship?


M.S. / Integrated M.S & PhD –
 Students who hold bachelor’s degrees or are expected to complete their bachelor’s degrees by February 2018
PhD –
 Students who hold master’s degrees or are expected to complete their master’s degrees by February 2018

 College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

How to Apply for this Scholarship?

Applicants can apply through online mode. All the documents should be arrived b the deadline by mail or in person. Applicant must submit the following documents

  • Application form
  • Personal statement and study plan
  • Letter of recommendation(s) signed and sealed
  • Agreement for verification of academic record
  • Official transcripts(If possible, containing rank or percent for each subject)
  • Copy of the applicant’s passport
  • Copy of both parents’ passports or official documents indicating their nationalities
  • Official document specifying parent-child relationship
  • Supplementary Documents
  • Up to 5 records of tests and various awards
  • English test report: TOEFL, IELTS, TEPS, TOEIC, etc.
  • High school graduation or university admission test: British GCE A-Level, Japanese Admission Center Exam, Chinese Unified Exam, German Abitur, French Baccalaureate, Turkish YGS or LYS, The West African Examinations Council, etc
  • Standardized tests and other academic certifications and/or reports: IB Diploma, IB Certificate, SAT(Code: 7440), AP, ACT, AICE, AEA, etc.

Application Form

Scholarship Link

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