Korean Honor Scholarship (KHS) 2019 Announced
- 75 KHS recipients will be selected in 2019
The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee extends an invitation to Korean and Korean-American undergraduate
and graduate students to compete for the year 2019 Korean Honor Scholarship.
The Scholarship was first established in 1981 with the gift fund of one million US dollars donated by the government of the Republic of Korea
to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of diplomatic relations between Korea and the U. S. A.
Now the total amount of fund is 2.90 million US dollars. The scholarship is awarded to encourage outstanding students
who have Korean heritage to achieve their highest academic performance and develop leadership qualities for their future professional careers in the global society.
The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee has awarded 3,141 scholarships to outstanding Korean and Korean-American students over the past 37 years.
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be attending college or university at least both 2018 fall and 2019 spring semesters in the U. S. A.
and must have an overall grade average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 basis. In addition to the academic achievement, an essay, a letter of recommendation, awards,
honors, performances and extracurricular activities are reviewed for selection. Approximately 69 scholarships will be awarded in the U. S. this year.
Scholarship will be awarded once in undergraduate and graduate level respectively.
(Until 2017 year scholarship could be awarded once per each student in any levels)
The following dates are important for who are interested in applying the Korean Honor Scholarship
- Application period: April 29 ~ June 21, 2019
-- The application should be submitted by 4p to 3500 Clay st San Francisco CA 94118
- First round evaluation at regional consular offices: June 24 ~ June 28, 2019
- Final round evaluation by Central Selection Committee: July 12
- Scholarship Award presentation: After September 23
The amount of scholarships is as follows:
- Best Honor Scholarship: $ 2,500 (2 students)
- Honor Scholarship: $1,000 (55 students or so)
- Best Essay Award - $ 1, 500 (3 students)
Students who are interested in applying the KHS need to refer to the Embassy's website,
in http://overseas.mofa.go.kr/us-en/brd/m_4513/list.do, or in any search engine(*using search for ‘korean honor scholarship’),
or Korean Education Center in San Francisco,
http://www.kecsf. org, to download the application form and the guideline.
Applications also must be submitted to the regional consular office CLOSEST TO his or her HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION.
The KHS Committee asks the applicants who need further information or inquiry contact the Office of Education Minister Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, San Francisco.(415-590-4058) or one of the regional Consular Offices closest to their college or university.
○ Where to send the form?: "KECSF" 3500 Clay st SF CA94118
○ For further information or any inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org, 415-921-2251
Please find the attachment for further details
○ Application period: April 29, 2019 ~ June 21(Fri), 2019 by 4pm
1. application form