The Jon Yi Education Scholarship awards $1,000 to one high school senior enrolling in a Texas-based post-secondary educational institution pursuing a two or four-year degree. The award recipient is chosen based on their demonstration of academic, financial need, and ambition to show initiative both personally and in the community. Applicants need to have a GPA of at least a 3.0.
Jon Yi is a former student of Texas A&M University. As a recipient of seven various scholarships throughout his educational career, Jon holds strong precedence in the value and significance of financial support in post secondary education. The humbling opportunity given as others invested in his education was a rewarding experience, thus drove motivation to reciprocate his gratitude by creating his own scholarship.