WRC Application Info

Online Application is NOW Open

Application & Recommendation Deadlines:

June 30, 2024 8:59pm PDT

Application Criteria


1. Heritage

Must be of Korean heritage (i.e., have a Korean parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent, or be adopted from Korea).

2. Enrollment

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, and Washington) during the full 2024-2025 school year.

3. Academics

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

4. Financial Need

Can demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Your category depends on what your status will be during the 2024-2025 school year, as follows:

The chosen college must be within the Western region. You must include a copy of your acceptance letter.

The school you are attending must be within the Western region.

You must be planning to attend a graduate or professional school in the Western region during the 2024-2025 school year. You must submit a letter of acceptance from the graduate or professional school.

You must be continuing your studies in the 2024-2025 school year at a school within the Western region.

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

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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 2024-2025 school year.

Students who reside, or will reside, in the US during the 2024-2025 school year, whether US citizens or foreign nationals, are all welcome to apply.

To begin the online application process, click “College/Graduate button” under APPLY HERE below. If you have any questions, please write to us at wrc.scholarship@kasf.org.