1. ABOUT SCHOLARSHIP
The Korean Honor Scholarship (KHS) Committee extends an invitation to Korean and Korean-American undergraduate and graduate students to compete for the 2022 Korean Honor Scholarship.
This Scholarship was first established in 1981 with a gift of US $1 million 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 United States. Over the next several years, an additional US$1.90 million was added to the fund by the Korean Government and now the fund totals $2.90 million. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students of Korean heritage to encourage high achievement of academic performance and the development of leadership qualities for their future professional careers.
The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee has awarded 3,296 scholarships to outstanding Korean and Korean-American students over the past 40 years. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be attending college or university in the United States and must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher. In addition to academic achievement, the Scholarship Committee also considers an essay, a letter of recommendation, awards, honors, performances and extracurricular activities when making selections. Approximately 16 scholarships will be awarded this year.
※ The GPA should be on a 4.0 basis (Pass or Fail is not acceptable).
5. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
※ Graduate students should list research publications and presentations in their résume. Especially student who gets graduate admission should submit the
relating documents. Applicants of music or art field only: either one of the followings
※ Art student must submit a CD that 10 pieces of his/her original works are recorded in (The size and medium of works and the year when works were created must be specified in each work image).
※ Music student must submit a DVD that a 20-minute long his/her own performance is recorded in. (Video or cassette tape will NOT be accepted.)
※ Both CD and DVD must be submitted by one of the following recording types: Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and GOM Player.
6. Adoptee and Handicapped students only: Documents to prove disability or adopted (such as copy of applicant's driver's license, or birth certificate etc. by related
organization, other supporting documents)
7. Only for Korean-American students who did not graduate middle and/or high school in Korea: either one of the followings (if applicable)
※ School transcript for the Korean language course(s) taken at a high school in the U.S.A. and foreign countries except Korea (B+ or higher)
※ SAT II Korean test score (700 point or higheer)
※ "Certificate of Proficiency in Korean (Grade 5 or 6)", available by taking TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) administered by National Institute for International
Education or Korea Institute of Curriculum & Evaluation .(http://www.topik.go.kr).
※ NEWL/Korean Test Score by American Council for International Education.