The Korean Honor Scholarship
????The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee extends an invitation to Korean and Korean-American undergraduate and graduate college students to compete for the year 2009 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 diplomacy between Korea and the U.S.A.? In 1985, half a million US dollars was added to the fund by the Korean government, and in 2003 another 0.8 million US dollars was added in celebration of the centennial of Korean immigration to the United States. In 2009, 0.45 million US dollars was added and 0.15 million US dollars was also added in 2010. 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.
????The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee has awarded 2,690 scholarships to outstanding Korean and Korean-American students over the past 30 years.? To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be attending college or university in the U.S.A. or in Canada and must have an overall grade average of 3.5 or higher.? In addition to the academic achievement, an essay, a letter of recommendation, awards, honors, performances and extracurricular activities are reviewed for selection.? Approximately 105 scholarships will be awarded this year.
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