Western Regional Chapter

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WRC College & Graduate
School Scholarship Application

For international and self-supporting students, please download the Personal Financial Statement form and upload the completed form in the Financial Documentation section.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: wrc.scholarship@kasf.org

Scholarship Application Information

Applications Available Online: April 1, 2019
Application Deadline: June 30, 2019, 8:59 PM PDT
Recommendations Deadline: June 30, 2019, 8:59 PM PDT


Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:

  1. Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Western region states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington during the 2019-20 school year.
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.
  4. Must be of Korean heritage (i.e., have a Korean parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent, or be adopted from Korea). The Western region is not currently offering scholarships to non-Korean descendants of Korean War veterans."

Your category depends on what your status will be during the 2019-20 school year, as follows:

  1. High School Seniors with plans to attend college in 2019-20 school year - The chosen college must be within the Western region. You must include a copy of your acceptance letter.
  2. College Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors - The school you are attending must be within the Western region.
  3. College Seniors - You must be planning to attend a graduate or professional school in the Western region during the 2019-20 school year. You must submit a letter of acceptance from the graduate or professional school.
  4. Graduate Students - You must be continuing your studies in the 2019-20 school year at a school within the Western region.

Current non-students are eligible if they can provide documentation (acceptance letters, signed commitment letters, or other documents showing commitment to attend) indicating they will be a full time student in one of the above categories in the 2019-20 school year.

Students who reside, or will reside, in the US during the 2019-20 school year, whether US citizens or foreign nationals, are all welcome to apply.