Scranton Scholarship for those in an undergraduate degree program in one’s own country provides young women from developing countries worldwide with opportunities for higher education. The scholarship is given on the basis of need and is awarded to the schools that recommend eligible students for the scholarship.
The Scholarship was created in 2008 by the Scranton Women's Leadership Center located in Seoul, Korea. The Center is committed to empowering women to live up to their full potential and leadership with human dignity so that they may contribute to the betterment of their own communities and the world.
To be eligible for the Scranton Undergraduate Scholarship:
Undergraduate Scholarship Covers Tuition Fee Only
How Can You Apply?
If you are the student who is recommended by the president of your school, you may submit your application for the Scranton Undergraduate Scholarship through our website. www.scrantoncenter.org
or you can check the Application Form in Download Center.
*Please note: It is accessible during the recruiting period only.
Application materials are as below:
Responsibilities as a Recipient
Undergraduate scholars are required to share their ideas, life stories, and updates throughout their studies with other young women who are in various Scranton Center’s programs and activities for support and empowerment. Updating and posting their stories will help them to continually receive the scholarship in the upcoming years. This can be done through Scranton Center’s website. (More information will be provided upon acceptance).
Scranton Women's Leadership Center
Scranton Women's Leadership Center is the program office of American Methodist Korean Women's Mission Foundation. The Foundation originated from United Methodist Women, the United Methodist Church. Mrs. Mary F. Scranton was the first woman missionary sent to Korea by the American Methodist Church. In 1886, she founded the first girls' school for modern education in Korea. SWLC intends to continue our heritage by empowering women to be leaders through education.