Special Announcement Regarding the FAFSA Delay:
In response to the Department of Education's announcement of a delay in processing the 2024-25 FAFSA, we have decided to accept the 2023-24 FAFSA SAR (Student Aid Report) instead. The application deadline will remain unchanged, set for Feb 11th. Please note that the selection committee may request the 2024-25 FAFSA data for finalists at a later date.
*Thank you to all scholarship applicants; we appreciate your time and effort. The selected recipients will be notified via email in early to mid-March 2024.
The Jihoon Rim Foundation is delighted to announce its inaugural scholarship program for the 2023-2024 academic year. We are committed to providing financial support to Korean American and Korean college students who demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is $5,000, and 10 students will be selected. In addition to the scholarship, recipients will receive mentorship from Jihoon Rim, Professor at New York University Stern School of Business and former CEO of Kakao Corp. Awardees will also have the opportunity to network with other scholarship recipients, with the possibility of networking across different cohorts in the future.
To qualify, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Required Essay: “Why you?”
All applicants must submit a written essay of up to 1,000 words outlining why the student believes he or she deserves the scholarship.
All applicants should complete the online application form requiring the following documents.
The deadline to submit the application is Wednesday, May 31st, 2023 11:59pm EST. The selection committee will review all applicants, and the recipients will be notified by August 1st, 2023. We encourage all eligible students to take advantage of this opportunity and apply. For all inquiries, email us at jihoonrimfoundation [at] gmail.com
*Please note that the application timeline is subject to change.
**KSEA-Rim scholarship applicants and/or recipients are also eligible for this opportunity.