Korean Heritage Scholarship Foundation

한인 장학 재단
Every year, Korean Heritage Scholarship Foundation award scholarships to qualified full time college or college bound students. The application process starts in April and with award presentation in June of each year. Scholarship year is considered to be for the next academic year (September of this calendar year to June of next calendar year).


The original funding of $1,233,654 (10 billion Korean Won) was provided by the government of the Republic of Korea to help the children of the victims of the 1992 Los Angeles riots with their education. The scholarship foundation was named American Korean Edward Lee Scholarship Foundation and was incorporated in California on August 20, 1993. The name of the foundation was changed to Korean Heritage Scholarship Foundation on October 27, 2000.


We have distributed more than $905,500 in scholarships to 818 students.