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Scholarship Spring 2012

Event date: 2011-12-14

2012 InKAS Korean Language Scholarships
for spring semester

Please note that the application for Seoul National University will be closed on December 31st and for all  other schools you can apply until January 28th.

This is a great opportunity to learn the Korean language at a prestigious university in South Korea. InKAS provides Korean language scholarships to overseas Korean adoptees. In association with a grant from the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs, scholarship grantees can study at any of these language Institutes: Ewha Woman’s, Korea, Kyunghee, Seoul National, Sogang, Sookmyung and Yonsei University. Any overseas Korean adoptee over the age of 18 who can invest a semester or more of studying Korean is qualified for the scholarships.

1.      Application – Required documents

- Application form

- One photocopy of adoption document with your Korean name

- One photocopy of your passport with passport number

- One photocopy of your high school graduation certificate

- One photo (3x4cm)

- One page of self-introduction

* In case this is your second term, you could submit just the application; the other documents are not necessary but may need to be sent on a special case basis to InKAS.

2.      Application Dates

Starting from December 14th, first-come, first-served basis

*Only the fully-completed application along with all the required documents received between December 14th and January 28th, will be accepted. Selections will be made entirely on a first-come, first-serve basis.

*In case you had any problems academically or in any other ways in your school in any previous semesters, your application can be rejected or your acceptance can be cancelled.   

3.      How to Apply

① Sign-up through the InKAS website and go to the Korean Language Scholarship section:

Services -> Scholarship  -> InKAS Scholarship Program Request  (

② Submit an application form on the page and upload all the required documents on “Mypage” 

*MyPage is on your right top after you log in.

 4.      Korean Language Schools





Kyunghee Univ.


Korea Univ.


Ewha Woman’s Univ.


Yonsei Univ.


Sogang Univ.


Sookmyung Univ.


Seoul National Univ.

Course period for each university

1)      Kyunghee Uni. – 2012.4.2~2012.6.13

2)      Korea Univ. – 2012.4.2~2012.6.13

3)      Ewha Womem’s Univ. –2012.3.14 (Wed)~2012.5.23 (Wed)

4)      Yonsei Univ.- 2012.4.2~2012.6.12

5)      Sogang Univ.- 2012.3.6~2012.5.17

6)      Sookmyung Univ. –2012.4.2~2012.6.12

7)      Seoul National Univ. – 2012.3.5~2012.5.11

Generally, the classes at all the universities run from 9a.m. to 1p.m.from Monday through Friday. *Unlike last semester, unfortunately, we can’t afford to grant scholarships for any evening classes due to reduced funds. However, even though you have to cover the whole tuition on your own, if you still want to attend an evening class, you yourself can apply for it directly to the school that you want to go.

5.   Fee

- Application fee to InKAS : $77 US dollar or 82,000won (You can make the payment through Paypal on the website or directly at the office)

- Tuition fee is 50% covered by InKAS Korean Language Scholarship. (excluding the  registration fee to a school)  In case this is your second term on the same university, you don’t need to pay the registration fee. 

*Except Yonsei University, students need to pay 70% of the tuition fee.

All notices related to fees will be sent by notification individually after being chosen as a scholarship beneficiary. You will get the results sometime after the application period is ended by email, which is January  28th, 11:59pm Korean time.  

If you have further inquiries regarding the InKAS Korean Language scholarships, please visit the InKAS website to check out the information or leave a message in the Q&A section.

Inje University International Korean Adoptee Program

Event date: 2011-12-14

IIIHR (Inje Institute for International Human Resources) International Korean Adoptee Program is now accepting applications for the 2012 Spring semester.


IIIHR International Korean Adoptee Program is a non-profit educational institution at Inje University, located in Gimhae, Gyungnam Province, Korea. The program was founded in 2001 and has hosted over 230 Korean Adoptees from 17 conturies.


The Semesters are 15 weeks and will start on March 1st, and June 7th. The tuition fee is only $600 USD and it covers classes, housing(dormitory), cafeteria meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and day trips to cultural and historical sites in Korea.


The classes are approximately 15 students in size and are taught in English. Students will live on campus with a Korean roommate, and attend Korean Language, Culture, Cooking, Movie, Music, and Taekwondo classes. They will also participate in weekly English Conversation groups. In addition, IIIHR participants have access to Inje University’s weight training gym, library, and multimedia resources.


If you are interested in IIIHR Program you can contact Kim Ji Hye. Kim Ji Hye is the IIIHR International Adoptee Program Coordinator. If you have questions you can contact us at You can also visit our website at for more information.


Inje University

Korean Adoptee Program Coordinator

Kim Ji Hye




InKAS Christmas Party

Event date: 2011-12-23


It’s that time of the year again…the InKAS Christmas Party!!!
InKAS would like to invite all Korean adoptees to come celebrate the holidays with us on Friday, December 23rd on the 18th floor of the Korea Press Center.

***(Please note because of limited seating we will be giving first priority to Korean adoptees)

We will have three separate events held that evening:

2:30pm-5:30pm Career informational session: We will have several speakers discuss tips on opening your own business, information on completing taxes in Korea, and also many representatives of English schools will come. If you are currently looking for an English teaching position, you can bring copies of your resumes as well as a short cover letter to give to representatives. 

6pm Our InKAS TESOL Certification Class will have their graduation! All participants that successfully passed the TESOL Course will have a ceremony and receive their certificates at this time.

7pm Christmas Dinner and Party: PLEASE RSVP TO IF YOU WILL ATTEND THE DINNER, WE HAVE LIMITED SEATING. This dinner is FREE. There will be a delicious Western-style and Korean-fusion buffet with music performances starting at 7pm. 

We hope you all can come!! When you RSVP please let us know which events you will attend, thank you!

Directions: For a map, use this link:

You can get off at City Hall (blue line) and take exit 4, walk straight and the Press Center will be on the right (letter A on the map)
You can also come from exit 1 or 2 from Ulgiro 1-ga (green line)

You can also come from exit 5 at Gwanghwamun (purple line)

Recent InKAS Events!

Here are some of our recent events!

Our Thanksgiving dinner at the InKAS Guesthouse!

Our InKAS Winter Leadership Workshop to Jeonju and Muju Ski Resort!

Our first TESOL certification class will be finishing in about two weeks!

1st Adoptee Art and Film Festival

Event date: 2011-11-18

We invite you on 1st AAFF(Adoptee Art and Film Festival) !!!

If you want to attend, you need to contact us at to be placed on the invitation list. The event is free for all adoptees on the invitation list(Please specify in your email if you are an adoptee)

Please make sure that you should write an email title "AAFF attending"

Thank you!!

Thanksgiving Dinner

Event date: 2011-11-24


We would like to invite any Korean adoptee living in Korea to come to our annual Thanksgiving dinner.  There is 20 spots available, so please email us ( if you want to attend - we will select the spots based on a first come - first serve basis.  This is a great opportunity to meet new people in the adoptee community as well as catching up with some old friends.  

Hope to see many of you there!

2011 Winter Leadership Workshop

Event date: 2011-12-02

Winter Leadership Workshop

2nd ~ 4th Dec

This is the news that you have been waiting for!  2011 InKAS Winter Trip!!!

The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for Korean adoptees living in South Korea and elsewhere to learn about South Korea’s diverse culture.

This year’s InKAS Winter Trip will be held in JeollabukDo(전라북도), one of the southwest districts of Korea. During this trip, we will have several exciting activities such as a tour of a historic site at Jeonju / Ski & Spa at Mooju and seminars on lifestyle and career opportunities in Korea. 

Jeolado is the most famous province for Korean food in Korea. Especially, JeollabukDo is well known for Jeonju Bibimbob. Also, we will take a tour of historic artifacts of the 500-year-old Chosun dynasty and explore the Mooju area with its nature-friendly tourist attractions.

 Join us in this time of excitement!!

Application deadline: November 26th, 6pm

How to apply:  You need to be an InKAS member to apply.  Please sign into your InKAS account and under “My Applications” fill out the 2011 Winter Recruit Trip.

Who can apply: 35 Adult Korean adoptees! Only the first 35 people who apply can join this trip!

Workshop Fee: 30,000 won

Friday Schedule

1300: depart from Sinchon to Jeollabukdo

1500: arrive at Jeonju

1600: Recruit Seminar I in Jeollabukdo Provincial Office

1730: dinner with Joenbuk University students

2000: free time with Jeonbuk/Joen Nam University students

Saturday Schedule

800: breakfast

900: Joenju Folk Village tour

1200: lunch (bimbimbap)

1300: depart to Mooju

1500: hike Mt. Duckyoo (riding a gondola)

1700: Recruit Seminar II

1730: dinner

1830: Recruit Conference

2000: free time

Sunday Schedule

700: breakfast

800: ski or sauna

1200: lunch

1300: ski or sauna

1700: come home :)

1st AAFF (Adoptee Art and Film Festival)

Event date: 2011-11-18

Adoptee Art and Film Festival held in Seoul hosted by InKAS and GOAL!

Date: November 18th & 19th (Friday and Saturday)

Location: Daehakno CGV Theater - located at Hyehwa station, exit 4. Walk towards your left down the small street past Paris Baguette and a little further down the CGV will be on your right.

For the Korean version of this event please view the link:

If you want to attend, you need to contact us at to be placed on the invitation list. The event is free for all adoptees on the invitation list, and for non-adoptees there will be a donation box at the entrance.

Please look at the following link for the film schedule as well as information on each film and filmmaker:

This is really an amazing opportunity, and we hope to see you there!

[마감] Kimchi Festival

Event date: 2011-11-12


InKAS is participating in the annual Kimchi Festival this Saturday, November 12th in City Hall.

All adoptees are invited to come and make their own kimchi! You will be able to take the kimchi home with you afterwards.

Please meet us in front of the InKAS office (see our website for directions at 2pm. The event starts at 3pm so we will all walk there together.

See you there!

[Closed] World Walking Day

Event date: 2011-11-11

InKAS would like to invite all Korean adoptees to the first World Walking Day.  This event is being held by the World Wike City Federation and supported by the United Nations.  The Walk will last from 11:11am to noon. After the Walk there will be a free homemade hamburger lunch. Many people representing different communities in Korea will be participating in the Walk as well, even TV stars!!

We will meet at 11am at Gwanghwamun Station, exit 5. Please come to the statue that looks like a unicorn horn beside the Cheong gye cheon.

See you all there!!!

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