Niche College Scholarship

Jihoon Rim Scholarship

May 31, 2024
Awards Available: 10

Scholarship Description

The Jihoon Rim Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity for undergraduate students of Korean heritage, providing financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities. Here are the key details:

Scholarship Details:

  • Amount: $5,000
  • Number of Awardees: 20

Benefits for Awardees:

  • Financial Support:
    • Each recipient will receive a scholarship of $5,000 to support their undergraduate education.
  • Mentorship:
    • Awardees will have the unique opportunity to receive mentorship from Jihoon Rim.
    • Jihoon Rim is a Professor at New York University Stern School of Business and former CEO of Kakao Corp.
  • Networking Opportunities:
    • Recipients will have access to networking opportunities with fellow scholarship recipients.
    • The scholarship will be formally presented at a reception for the current year's recipients.
  • Annual Regional Gatherings:
    • Awardees will be invited to join annual regional gatherings held in major cities like New York, Boston, and Washington D.C.
    • These gatherings are designed for alumni to come together, fostering lasting friendships.

Jihoon Rim Foundation:


The Jihoon Rim Foundation's primary mission is to support college students in unlocking their full potential and creating a positive impact on society.

Philanthropic Commitment:

Established through a generous donation from Jihoon Rim, the foundation is committed to empowering and inspiring the next generation of leaders.

Application Process:

Detailed information about the application process, eligibility criteria, and deadlines can be found on the Jihoon Rim Foundation's official website.

The Jihoon Rim Scholarship not only provides financial assistance but also opens doors to mentorship, networking, and regional gatherings, creating a holistic support system for undergraduate students of Korean heritage. Scholarship Search