2020 Korean American Scholarship Foundation: Open to Undocumented Students With a Korean Heritage

By KENIA

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The Korean American Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students who are pursuing a higher education. This year, they are awarding scholarship awards ranging from $500 – $5,000 each. This scholarship is open to Korean-American high school seniors, undergraduate students, as well as graduate students across the U.S.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • “Academic Level: High School Senior, Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student
  • Heritage: Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).
  • Enrollment: Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year.
  • Academics: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0″

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2020

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: 2020 Korean American Scholarship Foundation

Please note that this opportunity was first posted by KASF. The link to the scholarship opportunity may not work after the deadline has passed.


Kenia is a double major in Sociology and Social Policy & Public Service at the University of California, Irvine. She was born in Tijuana, Baja California, and migrated to the U.S. when she was 8 years old. Kenia’s parents always emphasized the importance of going to college but lacked the knowledge of how to navigate the US college application system. With the support of several non-profit organizations, Kenia was able to successfully apply to college. Her journey towards higher education has influenced her into pursuing a career in public service and advocacy for resources for Latinx youth and the undocumented community.


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