Scholarships for Descendants of Korean War Veterans

If you’re descended from one of the brave men and women who fought in the Korean War, then their service might make you eligible for a college scholarship. If you’re the descendent of a Korean War veteran, it might be worth your while to look into some of the available scholarships. Most of the current scholarships are funded by various organizations and foundations such as the Descendants of Korean War Foundation, the Hawaii Community Foundation, the Samsung American Legion Scholarship Fund, the Korean American Scholarship Foundation, the Korea-U.S. Science Cooperation Center (KUSCO) and the Korean Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs. Other scholarships may also be available from individual colleges and universities near you. Requirements vary from scholarship to scholarship, but applicants will generally be required to provide documentation of their relatives’ service in the Korean War, meet a minimum grade point average, demonstrate a certain level of financial need or live in a specific geographic area. To find out more about scholarships for descendants of Korean War veterans, continue reading below.

Showing 1-6 of 6 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship - Oregon American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
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  • 2,500 - 3,500
  • 15 awards
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Descendant of American Legion Member|Child of Veteran|Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|Descendant of Desert Shield/Storm Gulf War/War on Terrorism Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Organization: Associated with the |The American Legion|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
Samsung Scholarship - Oregon American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
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  • 852 - 20,000
  • 1 award
  • Aug-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of Veteran|
  • Organization: American Legion Auxiliary Girls State (Professional Organization)|The American Legion Boys
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 852 - 20,000
  • 98 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Descendant of Wartime Veteran|Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|U.S. wartime veteran|U.S. Armed Forces Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Organization: American Legion Auxiliary Girls State (Professional Organization)|American Legion Boys State (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): |The American Legion Boys State|The American Legion Auxilliary Girls State|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Past President's Parley Texas American Legion Auxiliary
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
National Children of Warriors Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Michigan
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  • 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution of Higher Learning|
  • Extracurricular: |Volunteer Activities|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
Michigan Memorial Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Michigan
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|College sophomore|21 Years or Younger|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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