Samsung Scholarship For Descendants Of US Wartime Veterans

Samsung, a leading electronics manufacturing corporation from Korea is providing a total of $5 Million scholarship fund to show their appreciation to U.S. veterans who came to the aid of Korea during their struggle against communist forces during the Korean War.

The Samsung scholarships  are administered by the American Legion and are intended for direct descendant (child, grandchild, great grandchild or a legally adopted child) of a U.S. wartime veteran. Qualified applicants are those in high school junior who participate in or completed the American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program.

The Samsung scholarship awards $1000 to $20000 per scholar. The scholarship can only be used for undergraduate studies but may be spend to pay for tuition, books, fees and lodging. Scholars are selected based on their academic record; extra curricular activities at high school; involvement in community services; and financial need. Descendants of US veterans of the Korean War get additional points toward winning the scholarship.

Application form can be found here.

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