Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the amount of the scholarship?
A: $1,500 per student.
Q: When is the application deadline?
A: The application package needs to be postmarked by April 29th of the year.
Q: When are you going to notify the awardees?
A: The awardees will be notified individually by May 31st.
Q: When is the awards ceremony?
A: Annual Awards will be held at 6 PM during the later half of the month in June. The awardees will be notified of the exact date at a later time.
Q: Where is the awards ceremony held?
A: Korean Education Center, 680 Wilshire Place, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Q: Do I need to be a Korean-American?
A: No. See the next FAQ for qualifications.
Q: What are the qualifications to apply for the scholarship?
A: An applicant must, during the applicable scholarship year (from September of this calendar year to June of next calendar year), be a full-time college student, the student must be in good standing, with financial need, scholastic ability, character, community service, and potential to make a contribution to the community.
An applicant must also belong to one of the following three categories:
- Children of Korean-Americans who sustained property damage, personal injury, and/or monetary loss in the 1992 Los Angeles Riot.
- Minority students, including Korean-Americans, in the greater Los Angeles area.
- Children of Peace Officers who serve in the Greater Los Angeles area.