Applications Open: April 1, 2020
Applications Due: June 30, 2020, 11:59 PM EDT
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Eastern Regional Chapter (ERC) is pleased to announce 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 our 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.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements, the applicant should be:
- Direct descendants of a Korean-War Veteran who served in Korea from June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955 (Korean War Era, as designated by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
- Enrolled as a full-time student during the 2019-2020 academic year
- Attend a school located in the KASF Eastern Region: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia
Visit https://www.kasf.org/apply-erc/ for more information and the application form.