KSEA-CHI Scholarship

The Chicagoland Chapter of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA-CHI) invites high school seniors and undergraduate students with Korean ethnic background to apply for a scholarship.

Candidate eligibility:

  • High school seniors in the Greater Chicago area school district
  • Undergraduate students attending college in the Greater Chicago area
  • Applicants must either be currently studying or intend to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering (including biomedical engineering), or mathematics (STEM)
  • Pre-med/dental students are not eligible
  • Scholarship recipients from other Korean organizations in 2019 are not eligible

The scholarship application package must include the following:

  • KSEA-CHI Scholarship application form (see attachment or visit https://chicagoland.ksea.org)
  • Transcript or records from the last two academic years (unofficial copies issued to the student are acceptable)
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (a copy of original scores)
  • Essay in English (∼400 words): Any title may be chosen. The topic must be related to the applicant’s unique experience or goals as they relate to
    his/her chosen field of study in STEM
  • Reference letter: One (1) letter of recommendation from someone (e.g., science teacher, supervisor, academic adviser, research advisor, etc.) who
    can speak positively about the applicant

The complete application package must be submitted by November 17th, 2019, via email. The reference letter must be sent directly from referee to the scholarship committee via email to: chiksea.scholarship@gmail.com Selected applicants will be notified by November 27th, 2019. The scholarships will be awarded at the Year-End Meeting of KSEA-CHI on December 8th, 2019.

Awardees are required to attend the ceremony.

For more information, please visit https://chicagoland.ksea.org

KSEA-CHI Selection Chair Prof. Seok Hoon Hong
KSEA-CHI President Prof. Dong-Hyun Kim
KSEA-CHI Scholarship Chair Prof. Taeok Bae

2019 Scholarship Call (Eng)
2019 Scholarship Call (Kor)
Application – MS Word
Application – PDF