Scholarship Info

We, K-Scholarship, are an independent, owner managed, non-profit company, founded in 2019 based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We offer students a range of financial assistance.




1.  Scholarship Types

K-Scholarships will cover the following:

  1. High School Students
  2. College / University Students

*Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time program in South Africa during the scholarship application year.
*Applicants must be not less than 60% of a cumulative GPA in the previous scholarship year.


2.  Qualifications

K-Scholarships are offered to students who meet the following criteria, in order of preference:

  1. Direct Descendants of SA Veterans who served in the Korean War (KWV);
  2. Students of Korean Nationality (SK);
  3. Students with Disabilities (SD); Gauteng Province.
  4. Special Qualification (SQ); Extracurricular Activities.

*All scholarship will be paid directly to the school account according to the school bill.

*K-Scholarships range max at R100,000.00 per student per year.


3.  Evaluation Criteria

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Financial Need
  2. Scholastic/Extracurricular Achievement
  3. Recommendations: SA Korean War Veteran Association, or South Africa Korean Association and/or Korean Embassy in SA, SASSA, etc.
  4. Essay of Applicant

4.  Donations

  1. Chair Scholarship: Donors can use his own name (Over R300 000)
  2. Designated Scholarship: Donors can designate a field for a given year (Over R30 000)
  3. General Contribution (any amount)