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The Application is now closed.

The 30th SeolBong Scholarship will be open in the fall of 2024 for the academic year of Fall of 2024 - Spring 2025

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Grant Information



15 Students

Application Deadline

Upon receiving

50 applications or 

November 19, 2023

Sunday, whichever comes first.

 Once the above condision is met, you will no longer be able to submit an application.

So apply early!

Award Ceremony

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024

4:00PM EST - 5:30PM

via Zoom


  • A Korean-American (US citizen) or a Korean (with or without a permanent resident status), is currently enrolled as a full-time student working for a degree, such as, BA, BS, MA, MS, MBA, JD, MD, DDS, Ph.D., etc, at a legally approved college or university located in any one of the following  northeastern states of the United States:  Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont, and Virginia.


  • Be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Cumulative GPA 3.0+ of Undergraduate  (Those entering college this year GPA 3.0+ of high school)

  • You haven't received a Seol-Bong scholarship previously..

Grant Policy
  • It is the policy of the Ryu Family Foundation that the scholarship is granted to be used for the tuition and fees that a student owes to his/her college/university. The scholarship grant is not to be used to cover student's personal expenses. For these reasons, the RFF Foundation’s grant check will  be issued to the joint order of both the grant recipient and his/her college/university.

  • You are required to attend the award ceremony to receive the scholarship.

  • All papers/documents submitted in support of his/her application will NOT be returned. No one, except for the official members of the foundation, will be allowed to review these papers or documents.

  • The decision on the grant is final and not subject to any appeal or reconsideration.

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