2014 KOCSEA Moon-Jung Chung Scholarship Competition

in conjunction with 15th KOCSEA Technical Symposium

This year’s KOCSEA Technical Symposium will be held during December 11 – 12 at Yorktown Heights, NY.  As a part of symposium, we host a scholarship competition to recognize outstanding Korean or Korean-American students, studying Computer Science or related areas in the U.S. The scholarship is dedicated to commemorate the late professor, Moon-Jung Chung, who was one of the KOCSEA founders and did a great service to the organization.  The scholarship recipients are expected to have excelled in academics and demonstrated potential for making significant contributions in their discipline. We are soliciting for posters that present research projects with significant contributions.

Eligibility for scholarship

1. Undergraduate or graduate Korean/Korean-American students studying Computer
Science and related areas in the U.S.
2. KOCSEA membership (Students may apply for free KOCSEA membership at the
time of scholarship application through
To participate in the scholarship competition, send the following materials to the scholarship co-chairs:

Application Materials

1. KOCSEA scholarship application form

2. A poster proposal on your current research work.
– Page limit: 2 pages with 1 inch margins with 12 point font
– Contents: title, significance and relevance of topic, description of the expected content of the poster, and abstract in less than 100 words
3. Curriculum vitae (including GPA, work experiences, and extracurricular
activities in one or more Korean student organizations)
4. One or more letters of recommendation

Important Dates

• Application Deadline: November 14th, 2014
• Announcement of Awardees: November 19th, 2014
• Award Event: December 12th, 2014 at KOCSEA Symposium

Scholarship Co-chairs

• Wan D. Bae (, University of Wisconsin-Stout
• Jaerock Kwon, (, Kettering University

Scholarship Amount

• $500 for one student (1st Place)
• $300 for one student (2nd Place)
• $200 for one student (3rd Place)

Evaluation Criteria

1. Research Poster: 50%
2. Academic Performance: 25%
3. Recommendation Letters: 15%
4. Extracurricular activities: 10%
The scholarship recipients MUST present the poster during the poster session at the symposium.  KOCSEA will provide lodging and meal.  The airfare will be partially covered (up to $350) based on the distance of your travel.