Frequently Asked Questions for the Scholarship Application

Q.1Should I be a KSEA member to apply for the scholarship?
-> Yes. In order to apply for the KSEA scholarship, you must be a KSEA member with an active membership. The membership fee for undergraduates is free, for Graduates is $15.00, and for postdoc fellowships is $35.00.

Here is the instruction on how to become a member with active membership.
1- go to
2- provide the login ID, email, and password (that is longer than 8 with a capital letter and a special character included)
3- check the inbox and provide the code
4- sign in with the new password 
5- hover over the top right corner (circle shape) and click “My Profile”
6- please update each section (Personal Info, KSEA Info, Work Info, Education Info, and Membership Info) under “My Profile”
7- click on “Membership Information” and complete the transaction
If you would like to renew/check the membership, please follow the steps:
This is the tutorial video for the members who never logged in to our new website (only for steps 1-7):
1- go to
2- click the “Sign In” button located in the top right corner
3- click “Reset/Forgot Password?”
4- provide the email that is registered to originally
5- check the inbox and provide the code
6- set up the new password
7- sign in with the new password 
8- hover over the top right corner (circle shape) and click “My Profile”
9- please update each section 
10- click “Membership Information”
11- click the corresponding category and complete the transaction
12- done!
Q.2Where can I find the instructions and topics for the essay?
-> Please click below to find the corresponding information.
Postdoc fellowship:
Q.3How does the recommendation/official transcript submission process work?
-> Please contact the recommenders and school to send the documents to Sender’s email address must be the institution’s email such as ending with, not ending with,, etc.
Q.4I am majoring in Policy Analysis and Management. However, I am taking all the pre-medical requirement classes and all the basic science classes and am currently researching in a Nutritional Sciences lab on International Nutrition to become a medical doctor. Am I eligible for the Scholarship?
 -> Yes. As long as you take all the Pre-Med requirements to become a medical doctor, you may apply for the Scholarship with the Pre-Med Major
Q.5I was a recipient two years ago and I was wondering if I could be eligible again.
 -> No. Previous recipients of any KSEA scholarship are not eligible. Please check the scholarship website
Q.6For the recommendation, it says I need two recommendations. Can they be from 2 professors?
 -> Yes. At least one letter must be from a college professor which means your academic advisor; the other could be from a professor or a current/former KSEA official such as an Executive Committee member, local professional Chapter President, or a Councilor. Please see the scholarship website
Q.7I will be graduating this year. Am I still eligible for the 2022 KSEA scholarship for undergraduates?
 -> Yes. As long as you attend a college as of March 31, 2022 (deadline for application), you are eligible for the undergraduate scholarship.
Q.8Is there any specific format or requirement for the essay?
 -> No. There is no specific format for the essay. Please see the scholarship website for the essay topics.
Postdoc fellowship: