KASF Northeastern Region Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,750

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 30

Tuesday
Awarded By:

Korean American Scholarship Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered annually varies for each area of the country. Last year, 52 awards were given in the KASF northeastern region.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be a Korean American student.
  4. Must be enrolled at a college, graduate or professional school located within the northeastern region of the United States as determined by the Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF). The following states are included: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
  5. Must be a full-time student.
  6. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate and graduate award, and must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program during the entire academic year for which he/she wishes to receive funding.
  7. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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

Description: This scholarship is offered to Korean-American undergraduate or graduate students who are attending college in the northeastern region of the U.S. as defined by the Korean American Scholarship Fund. The following states are eligible: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Application requirements for the KASF Northeastern Region Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Tax Returns
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: Recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Previous recipients of KASF scholarships are eligible to reapply. Recipients will be announced in August. There will be an awards banquet held in September at Dae Dong Manor Korea Village, 150-24 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354.

Award Amount: The monetary award amount varies annually. The award amount is based upon the availability of funds and from which region the applicant is applying. In the past, awards have ranged from $500 to $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,750.

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 on the Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) website and will be accepted after April 1. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following: a self-addressed envelope; his/her parents' tax return(s) and his/her tax return (if filed); an essay in English or Korean of 500 words or less on one of the two topics listed on the application, as appropriate for his/her application status (word limitation is strictly enforced); proof of admission and attendance; a photo of himself/herself; two letters of recommendation from faculty members who best know his/her academic qualifications, including academic performance, potential, and motivation, sent directly to the KASF Regional Chapter office (must use the Recommendation Form on the KASF website); and a copy of his/her SAR (Student Aid Report). The SAR is generated by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA can be obtained online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. The application and all supporting materials must be sent to the address provided, and must be postmarked by the deadline date. Questions about the application process should be sent to Mr. William Y. Kim at the email address shown above.
Contact: Mr. James Lee
Address: 1512 Palisade Avenue Room 202 Palisades Park, New Jersey 07650

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