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The Korean Ancestry Grant (Open to all Asian students)

March 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 1, 2020 @ 11:59 am


The Korean Ancestry Grant

At least seven new Korean Ancestry Grants, with a maximum grant of $10,000 will be available for the 2020-2021  academic year. The exact number of Korean Ancestry Grants will be decided both by the number of exceptional candidates and by the amount of available Foundation funds.

Applicants must be of Asian ancestry, with at least one Asian grandparent. There is a strong preference for applicants of Korean ancestry.

The minimum GPA to apply is 3.50.  The grant is for undergraduate study only.

To apply for a Korean Ancestry Grant from The William Orr Dingwall Foundation, an applicant must submit the following information:

  1. A well-written statement in support of the applicant’s application, not to exceed 1,000 words.
  2. Two or three letters of recommendation from professors/teachers who know the applicant well and are able to provide significant insight into the applicant’s academic strengths and weaknesses. Letters of recommendation must be submitted online. Your recommendation writers will receive a link with instructions detailing how they can submit your recommendation letter.
  3. An official transcript of the grades earned by the applicant at any undergraduate college or university he or she is currently attending or may have previously attended. In the case of an applicant who will be commencing his or her undergraduate education at the beginning of the next academic semester, a transcript of the grades he or she has earned in secondary school may be substituted.
  4. An academic resume/CV

Paper documents should be mailed to:

The Dingwall Foundation
PO Box 57088
Washington, DC 20037

Electronic transcripts should be sent to transcripts – at – dingwallfoundation.org

The application deadline is April 1, 2020. Mailed documents must bear a postmark of April 1, 2020 or earlier.


March 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am
April 1, 2020 @ 11:59 am
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Kierra J. Smith
(305) 626-3786