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Korean Honor Scholarship (KHS) 2021 Announced

애틀랜타 한국교육원
2021-04-26 18:24
The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee extends an invitation to Korean and Korean-American undergraduate and graduate students to compete for the year 2021 Korean Honor Scholarship.

The Scholarship was first established in 1981 with the gift fund of one million US 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 U. S. A. Now the total amount of fund is 2.90 million US dollars. The scholarship is awarded to encourage outstanding students who have Korean heritage to achieve their highest academic performance and develop leadership qualities for their future professional careers in the global society.

The Korean Honor Scholarship Committee has awarded 3,272 scholarships to outstanding Korean and Korean-American students over the past 39 years.  To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be attending college or university at least both 2020 fall and 2021 spring semesters in the U. S. A. and must have an overall grade average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 basis. In addition to the academic achievement, an essay, a letter of recommendation, awards, honors, performances and extracurricular activities are reviewed for selection. Approximately 15 scholarships will be awarded in the U. S. this year.

Scholarship will be awarded once in undergraduate and graduate level respectively.

The following dates are important for who are interested in applying the Korean Honor Scholarship
- Application period: April 26 ~ June 18, 2021 

All of the required documents must arrive in our office by our deadline.

- First round evaluation at regional consular offices / Korean Education Center: June 21 ~ July 2, 2021
- Scholarship Award presentation: After October 11

The amount of scholarships is as follows:
- Honor Scholarship: $1,000 (15 students or so)

Applicants whose HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION is located at the sate of GA, TN, SC, NC, AL, FL must submit the application to Korean Education Center in Atlanta.

  • Where to  send: Korean Education Center in Atlanta 3505 Koger Blvd, STE 174, Duluth GA 30096

The KHS Committee asks the applicants who need further information or inquiry contact Korean Education Center in Atlanta, (Tel,770-686-3949) or Education Minister Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, D.C.(202-939-5679~5681)
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