We are pleased to invite you to nominate a candidate for the 2016 Pledge to Remember Scholarship Program sponsored by the Korean War Legacy Foundation, Inc. and the Ministry of Patriots of Veteran Affairs of South Korea.
Finalist for this scholarship will be chosen on the basis of character, leadership, archival contributions, civic duty to their community, and scholarship. Each recipient is eligible for a one-time scholarship ranging from $500-$1,000 that may be used at any accredited college or university the student chooses to attend.
Each accredited education program may nominate more than one student[K4] . The following page of the application details eligibility and application procedures; please read and follow it carefully. All applications must be postmarked or received by Friday June 3rd, 2016. No exceptions will be made and incomplete applications will be disqualified. This will ensure the program time to review all candidates and announce the recipients in a timely manner.
The winner of the scholarship will be notified by email in early May. We will ask the winners of this scholarship to submit a video explaining why they joined the program, and what impact it has had on their lives.
Please do not hesitate to contact the foundation with any questions. We look forward to receiving your school’s applications.
Details on the guidelines for the required submission of an interview can be found on our website.
As part of your registration please contact GAE Tour, Ms. Chaun at 770-455-9522 to arrange your flight. Ms. Chaun will work with you to determine the best flight. You will recieve your half of the reimbursment at the end of the convention.
To best accommodate you, please fill out the following form.
All criteria must be met in order to be eligible to attend the Convention. Details on the guidelines for the required submission of an interview can be found on our website or Facebook page.
Join educators and Asia scholars to learn more about the Korean War and its legacy. Participants will hear from top experts and develop inquiry-based instructional materials on related topics.
- LEARN about the Korean War and its legacy, North Korea, the comfort women issue, and Korea’s economic miracle.
- UNDERSTAND how inquiry can be implemented in your classroom.
- CREATE a resource on Korea or the Korean War you can use in your classroom.
Conference: Friday, October 13th 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Group Dinner: Friday, October 13th 6:00 - 7:30PM
Conference: Saturday, October 14th 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Check out: Sunday, October 15th
*attendees are expected to attend all sessions
Who can attend?
The conference is open to K-12 teachers and teacher educators as well as curriculum specialists and developers.
What is included at no charge?
Most meals, 3 nights accommodations at the Hilton Tuscany, parking, and workshop registration costs. You are responsible for any transportation costs.
Deposit: Due to the generosity of the Korea Foundation, there is no charge for the conference; however, you must place a $75.00 deposit to hold your spot.
Your deposit check should be made out to the Korean War Legacy Foundation and will only be cashed if you do not attend the conference. At the completion of the conference, you will receive your check back.
You have until September 20th, 2017 to cancel your registration , but if you fail to cancel by September 20th or if you fail to attend the conference for whatever reason, your check will be used to defray some of your expenses.
The registration form you complete on this website will be approved after your check is received. Mail your check made out to the Korean War Legacy Foundation to:
Korean War Legacy Foundation
C/O Joseph Karb
PO Box 445
Springville, NY 14141