Emerging Leaders Scholarship


Open to any Korean or Korean-American seminary students who are currently enrolled at an accredited theological seminary in the United States who are pursuing a Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) degree. One must be in need of financial assistance with good academic standing, strong Christian faith, and leadership.

• Scholarship Award Amount: $2,000 for one year
• Eligibility: Must be a Korean or Korean-American seminary student currently attending an accredited US theological school  full time pursuing a Master of Divinity degree
• Number of Award Recipients: up to 10
• Application Submission: Online
• Application Period: May 1 – June 12
• Recipient Announcement: July 1 (Preliminary), July 15 (Final)
• Award Ceremony: August 3, 2022

•Documents Required:

1) Online application

2) Two essays (one introduction and one separate essay questions)

3) One short video

4) Two Recommendations – One Pastor and One Personal  emailed to recommendation@yspcscholarship.org

4) Most Recent Transcript – Copy of Official Transcript Directly (Incoming Freshman students to submit High School Transcript) to be uploaded with the online application.

5) Resume with includes Church Membership/Service Record (for college students – college fellowship) to be uploaded with the online application.

•Award Distribution Date: August 3, 2022

Yuong-Sang Scholarship Award Recipients 2022

Jihye Ha (Missio Seminary) / TaeKyung Kim (Biola University Talbot Seminary)

Hyuntae Lee (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) / Yongun Choi (Gorden-Conwell Theological Seminary)

Yuong-Sang Scholarship Award Recipients 2021

Eunjoo Jeon (Missio Seminary) / Hyuntae Lee (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)

Junghoon Kim (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) / Shalom Kang (Talbot School of Theology)

Yongun Choi (Gorden-Conwell Theological Seminary)

Yuong-Sang Scholarship Award Recipients 2020

Paul Ham (Westminster Theological Seminary) / Eun Jin Kim (Wesley Theological Seminary)

Sung Kim (Liberty University) / Hamin Jung (Southwestern Theological Seminary)

Jung Hoon Kim (Southwestern Theological Seminary) / Eunjoo Jeon (Missio Theological Seminary)

Weon Deok Seo (Liberty University) / David Kim (Westminster Theological Seminary)

Woojoo Kim (Bob Jones University)

Yuong-Sang Scholarship Award Recipients 2019

Eun Jin Kim (Wesley Theological Seminary) / Paul Ham (Westminster Theological Seminary)

Timothy Lee (Westminster Theological Seminary) / Jinhan Kim (Westminster Theological Seminary)

Sunghwa Gim (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) / Eunjoo Jeon (Biblical Theological Seminary)

Juan Choi (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) / Josiah Cha (Reformed Theological Seminary)

Weon Deok Seo (Liberty University)

Yuong-Sang Scholarship Award Recipients 2018

Paul Ham

Eunjoo Jeon

Jeemyeong Kim

Eunhyo Woo

Juan David Choi