KASF Eastern Region Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Korean American Scholarship Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants. Last year, 59 awards were given.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a full-time student.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Must be of Korean descent.
  5. Must be a resident of one of the following eastern states selected by the KASF: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia.
  6. Must attend a college and/or university in one of the following eastern states selected by the KASF: Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia.
  7. Must be a current high school senior or older at time of application.

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

Description: This award is available for Korean-American students living in and attending school in Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and plan to enroll full time.

Application requirements for the KASF Eastern Region Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: In addition to all other eligibility requirements, the student must be able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Scholarship recipients will be notified in August.

Award Amount: The monetary award amount varies annually. The award amount is dependent on the availability of funds and from which region the applicant is applying. Awards average $1,000 or more. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Applications are available online at the Korean American Scholarship Fund (KASF) website after April 1. An applicant must submit the following materials to apply for the scholarship: a completed application form; transcripts; two letters of recommendation; one digital photo and one passport photo (both must have been taken in the past 12 months); a one-page essay addressing the topics listed on the application; a copy of his/her acceptance letter into college for the current academic year, if he/she is not currently enrolled in college (applies to high school seniors, college seniors, and returning students); and financial information as detailed below. A U.S. resident must send copies of his/her parents' and his/her tax returns for the prior year (parents' returns not necessary if a graduate student); and a copy of his/her official SAR (Student Aid Report). The SAR is generated by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. A non-U.S. resident must submit a copy of his/her parents' income tax statement from Korea. KASF will begin accepting completed scholarship applications for the eastern region on April 1. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted online prior to the deadline date.
Contact: Edward Chun
Address: 803 Russell Ave. Suite 2C Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879

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