2018 Scholarship Application
for Post-Secondary School Students (Open)

The Vancouver Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation (VKCSF) is a charitable organization dedicated to providing scholarships to qualified students with Korean heritage or who are pursuing academic fields related to Korea. In so doing, VKCSF hopes to encourage and empower students to contribute to the betterment of the Korean-Canadian community, and of the broader community of Canada. Since the Foundation was established in 1999, it has awarded $934,600 to 714 students. VKCSF Scholarships will be awarded in amounts ranging from $2,000 to $5,000, to students who show excellence in academic achievement, community involvement and extra-curricular activities, and where appropriate, financial need.

VKCSF is pleased to announce that applications for the 2018 scholarship are now open.

Application Form Download
Application Checklist Download
Application Guideline Download


Evaluation Criteria

VKCSF awards scholarships to students who demonstrate the following:

(a) Excellence in academic or vocational training;
(b) Active involvement in the community and/or other notable extracurricular
activities; and/or
(c) Financial need (IF APPLICABLE).

If there is no financial need, only (a) and (b) will be considered.


Anyone who will be enrolled as a full-time student from September 2018 to April 2019, and meets the following criteria may apply:

(a) A Canadian resident (citizen or permanent resident) with Korean heritage, who will be attending:

(i) an accredited post-secondary institution in the GreaterVancouver area; or

(ii) an accredited post-secondary institution outside of the Greater Vancouver area, if he or she graduated from a secondary school in the Greater Vancouver area and has a parent whoresides in the Greater Vancouver area

(b) An international student with Korean heritage, who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Greater Vancouver area.

(c) A student without Korean heritage, who will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Greater Vancouver area and is pursuing academic studies related to Korea.

For an accredited post-secondary educational institution, please refer to:

Application Package

Your scholarship application package consists of:

To be submitted by you, as attachments to a single email:

    1. Checklist
    2. Application Form
    3. Passport-Style Photo
    4. Resume
    5. Copy(ies) of your Academic Transcript(s)
    6. Copy of your School Acceptance Letter (IF APPLICABLE)
    7. Copies of Notice of Assessments (IF APPLICABLE)

    To be arranged by you, to be sent directly to us:

    8. Sealed Official Academic Transcript(s) (BY POST MAIL)
    9. Academic Reference Letter (BY EMAIL)

VKCSF, c/o Oh Pharmacy,

#100-504 Cottonwood Avenue,
Coquitlam, B.C., V3J 2R5

Please note that your application package must be submitted electronically via a single email to vkcsfinfo@gmail.com (with the exception of the sealed official academic transcript(s) and academic reference letter). Please refer to the Checklist in the following pages for detailed information on how to prepare and submit your scholarship application package. We look forward to receiving your application package for the VKCSF 2018 Scholarship!



To Donors: Your generous giving helps our next generation propel to the future. You can contribute by sending your donation cheque, payable to VKCSF, #100-504 Cottonwood Avenue, Coquitlam, BC V3J 2R5. For pre-authorized direct donation, please send us a void cheque and your contact information. A donation s little as $10 can go a long way in nurturing our future generation. Tax receipts will be issued for the donations over $20.