KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American War Veterans

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a direct descendant of a Korean-War Veteran who served in Korea from June 25, 1950–January 31, 1955.
  2. Must be of Korean American descent.
  3. Must be a full-time student during the 2020–2021 academic year.
  4. Must attend a school located in the KASF Eastern Region: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Eastern Regional Chapter (ERC) offers a new scholarship program in honor and recognition of 1.6 million American Veterans who served in the Korean War during the Korean War era (June 25, 1950–January 31, 1955). These men and women answered the call to fight for a country and people they never knew and never met. More than 54,000 Americans died and 103,000 were wounded. To express their gratitude to these Veterans for their sacrifices, KASF-ERC will offer their descendants an opportunity to apply for a scholarship. KASF-ERC scholarship program will recognize outstanding students who have demonstrated outstanding talents and potential for success. Awardees will receive a check of $2,000 scholarships from KASF and be able to attend the KASF-ERC Award Ceremony & Banquet in Washington, D.C.

Application requirements for the KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American War Veterans are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • FAFSA by
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: To be eligible you need to be: • A direct descendant of a Korean War Veteran who served in Korea from June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955 (Korean War Era, as designated by the US Department of Veteran Affairs • Be enrolled as a full time student during the 2020-2021 academic year • Attend a school located in KASF Eastern Region (Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia The evaluation criteria include financial need, scholastic achievement, recommendations, essay and community service / extra curricular activities.

Award Amount: Scholarships for up to $2,000 will be awarded.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30

Submit electronically no later than deadline date.
Contact: KASF Scholarships
Address: 1952 Gallows Road suite 310 Vienna, Virginia 22182

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