The KAEF Scholarship

KAEF Scholarship in Korean Studies


The purpose of the Fund is to provide support for undergraduate students who are minoring in Korean Studies or pursuing a degree in Korean Studies as a major. Preference will be given to students who are also majoring or minoring in education fields. Recipients may be full-time or part-time students and in-state or out-of-state students, and will qualify on the basis of academic merit. Recipients will be selected by a committee appointed by the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in coordination with the Office of Student Financial Aid. This scholarship is renewable and will be awarded annually. Applicants must submit a one-page (single-spaced) essay in Korean explaining their scholarly and career interests in Korean studies and/or Education, an unofficial transcript, and a recommendation letter from a George Mason University faculty member.

If you are interested in applying the KAEF Scholarship in Korean Studies, please submit:

  1. Maximum two-page (single-spaced) essay in Korean explaining your scholarly and career interests in Korean Studies 
  2. Copy of unofficial transcript
  3. Resume with two names and contact information of references from Mason faculty (At least 1 from Korean studies program)

All materials should be submitted to Professor Young A Jung at 

Application deadline: March 31 

The KAEF Scholarship Recipients: