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Need-based Scholarship and King Sejong the Great Scholarship 학자금 보조 장학금 및 세종대왕 장학금

KLCEI is currently offering two types of scholarship, i.e. Need-based Scholarship, and King Sejong the Great Scholarship.  Please find the details below.  우리한국학교는 현재 두가지의 장학금 (학자금 보조 장학금과 세종대왕 장학금) 을 제공하고 있습니다. 자세한 내용은 다음을 참고하십시오.

 

Need-based Scholarship 학자금 보조 장학금

We are pleased to announce that need-based scholarships are available for students registering for KLCEI to learn Korean language and culture.  To apply, please submit the following items to the KLCEI Board President president@klcei.org

한국어와 한국 문화를 배우고 싶어하는 도움이 필요한 학생들에게 학자금 보조 장학금이 제공됨을 알려드립니다. 장학금 신청은 해당되는 학기와 밑의 정보들을 코네티컷 우리한국학교 이사장 president@klcei.org 께 제출해 주시기 바랍니다.

1. A completed registration form. 제출된 등록서

2. A copy of one of the followings: 다음중 한가지 서류: Your family’s most recent IRS 1040 Form, proof of Husky/Medicaid Insurance, or student's acceptance letter to a subsidized school lunch program (free/reduced lunch) 가족 IRS 1040 form, 허스키/메디케이드 보험의 증거 또는 보조 학교 점심 프로그램에 대한 학생의 합격 통지서(무료/감축 점심)

3. A letter from a parent, if the student is 16 years old and under, or a letter from the student if the student is older than 16 years old; This letter should be about 200-250 words, describing why you or your child would like to participate in the KLCEI program.  In addition, explain your family’s needs and any extenuating circumstances that would help us to evaluate and award the scholarship based on your financial hardship.  학생이 16세 미만일 경우 부모님의 편지/글, 또는 학생이 16세 이상일 경우 학생이 보낸 편지; 이 편지는 200-250단어로, 왜 자녀가 혹은 본인이 코네티컷 우리한국학교 프로그램에 참여하기를 원하는지 설명해야 합니다.  또한, 귀하의 경제적 어려움을 기준으로 장학금을 평가하고 수여하는 데 도움이 될 수 있는 귀하의 가족의 요구와 부득이한 상황에 대해 설명해 주십시오.

4. Two recommendations from a teacher, mentor, coach or employer(co-worker).  추천서 2장 - 교사, 멘토, 코치 또는 고용주(동료)의 두 가지 권장 사항.

 

King Sejong the Great Scholarship 세종대왕 장학금

Who is King Sejong the Great?

King Sejong the Great was the fourth monarch of the Korean Joseon dynasty. He contributed to Korean history with his vision and introduction of Hangul, the native phonetic writing system for the Korean language, in 1443. 

Purpose 

To promote the Korean language and culture by contributing to the development of Hartford youth who speak more than two languages. 

Eligibility  

Official City of Hartford, CT residents  

Age: High school senior and up. 

Qualifications: 

           1) Students who speak another language other than English. 

           2) Current GPA with higher than C (non-weighted) for all subjects in a letter  grade or equivalent of the letter grade. 

           3) Demonstrations of outstanding characters and leadership. 

Selection Process 

All applications will be reviewed by the Board of KLCEI. Finalists will be selected for interviews with the Board of KLCEI. 

Amount of Scholarship  

         1) Scholarship for the KLCEI Tuition for one semester (Enrollment in the KLCEI is recommended, but it is up to the recipient) AND, 

         2) $1,000 per recipient. The scholarship will be sent directly to the institution where the recipient(s) is currently enrolled or will enroll.  

         3) 1 or 2 recipient(s). 

The Application Due: April 1st, 2022 

Finalists will be invited in May 2022 for an interview. 

Documents to submit 

1. A personal statement (ca. 400 words) that includes: 

  • Why I applied for the King Sejong Scholarship.  
  • How this scholarship can help further education.  
  • How learning(speaking) another language impacted me. 

2. A resume 

3. Two recommendations from a teacher, professor, mentor or supervisor at work.  

4. Proof of City of Hartford Residency (Note: Copies can be accepted. However, once invited for an interview, original documents must be provided.) 

5. Official Transcript (Note: copies can be accepted. However, once invited for an interview, an official transcript must be provided.) 

How to Apply 

All documents, including recommendations, must be emailed to the President of the KLCEI Board at president@klcei.org.

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