CKS Announces Scholarship Recipients for 2012 – 2013 Academic Year

The Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies will award more than $82,000 in schol­ar­ships to Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i at Mānoa stu­dents pur­su­ing Korea-relat­ed stud­ies dur­ing the 2012 – 2013 aca­d­e­m­ic year. In addi­tion, sev­en stu­dents will receive grants for the study of the Kore­an lan­guage under the fed­er­al­ly fund­ed For­eign Lan­guage and Area Stud­ies schol­ar­ship program.

The schol­ar­ships admin­is­tered by the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies and their recip­i­ents are list­ed here.

Don­ald C. W. Kim Grad­u­ate Scholarship

  • Ter­ris Brown ($10,000)
  • Jonathan Kim ($5,000)
  • Yong Shin Kim ($5,0000)

Her­bert H. Lee Grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ship

  • Alexan­der Ben­ton ($3,000)
  • Denise Bodor ($1,000)
  • Jaer­im Gauh ($1,000)
  • Zachary Jones ($2,375)
  • Emi­ly Kessel ($1,000)
  • Daniel Kim ($3,000)
  • James Kim ($875)
  • Nicole Muyskens ($2,375)
  • He Jin Park ($1,000)
  • Dan Bee Suh ($3,000)
  • Jae Kwon Sut­ton ($3,000)
  • Grayson Walk­er ($2,375)

N. H. Paul Chung Endowed Grad­u­ate Scholarship

  • Robert York ($3,000)

Yŏng-Min Endowed Schol­ar­ship

  • Soo Young Hwang ($1,000)
  • Min-Jung Kang ($2,000)
  • James Kim ($1,500)
  • Jin-Sook Kim ($500)
  • Heui-Yung Park ($500)
  • Hye Won Um ($1,000)

Dong Jae and Hyung Ja Lee Endowed Scholarship

  • Patrick Hig­gins ($1,800)

Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Grad­u­ate Schol­ar­ships

  • Dong­min Kim ($1,800)
  • Jiy­oung Kim ($1,800)
  • Kyung Sook Kim ($1,800)
  • Na Young Kim ($1,800)
  • Ok Sim Kim ($1,800)
  • Hyun-Ji Lee ($1,800)
  • So Young Lee ($1,800)
  • Che­ol Rin Park ($1,800)
  • Mi Yung Park ($1,800)
  • Jae Rim Yoon ($1,800
  • Sumire Mat­suya­ma ($1,800)

Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Under­grad­u­ate Scholarships

  • Iasha King ($1,000)
  • Joseph Michaels ($1,000)
  • Erin Yoo ($2,500)
  • Rona Jung ($2,500)

For­eign Lan­guage and Area Stud­ies aca­d­e­m­ic-year schol­ar­ships car­ry a $15,000 stipend and tuition sup­port for grad­u­ate stu­dents and a $5,000 stipend and tuition sup­port for under­grad­u­ate recip­i­ents. Sum­mer fel­low­ships car­ry a $2,500 stipend and tuition up to $5,000. Recip­i­ents for 2012 – 2013 are:

2012 – 2013

  • Sean Daly
  • Cody Thiel
  • Cheryl Toki­ta

Sum­mer 2012

  • Phillip Boulay
  • Iasha King
  • Joseph Michael

2012 – 2013 Under­grad­u­ate FLAS

  • Stacey Cha

Schol­ar­ship recip­i­ents are select­ed by the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Stu­dent Affairs Com­mit­tee. Descrip­tions of the schol­ar­ships and grants avail­able from the, along with instruc­tions for apply­ing, can be found on line at http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/pages/schlrshps/cksschol.html.