2009 YOUNG GENERATION FORUM (YGF-2009)

The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) and the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) have been hosting the Young Generation Forum (YGF) by bringing young Korean Heritage scientists and engineers from all over the world to Korea.

  • Who is qualified to attend this 2009 YGF?

1)KSEA members only. To join KSEA membership, contact at
database@ksea.org
2)USA citizens or residents (evidence required.)
3)Born after 1975.
4)Science, Engineering, or Technology related majors
5)Undergraduate juniors to post-doc, no professionals.
6)English communication should not be a problem.
7)1.5 or 2nd generations

  • Who is not qualified to attend this YGF 2009?

1)F-1 students
2)Students who already attended 2002-2008 YGF
3)A student who is not a junior, senior, master, Ph.D., or post-doc.

?What benefits?
1)All expenses for this event are supported if you are accepted.
2)Airfare for economy class is supported by the maximum amount – East: $1,400, Middle: $1,300, and West: $1,100. But, all receipts need to be submitted.

  • Application Period: March 1, 2009 ? March 31, 2009 500 PM (Pacific Time, 1 month)
  • Notification date: By April 20, 2009
  • Past & Current YGF web site: http://www.ygf.or.kr/ (Microsoft IE web browser is preferred.)

Application Documents:
1)A PDF/Word version of the application form with a personal statement

2)A PDF/Word version of your resume must include your:

  • KSEA student or regular member ID and local chapter name.
  • Relationships/contributions with local chapters if you have any.
  • Birth date that shows you were born in 1975 or after.
  • High school education diploma that shows you are 1.5 or 2nd generation.

3)A PDF/Word version of the following that proves

  • You are a USA citizen or resident (a copy of USA passport or green card) but, please block the social security number when you scan the passport or green card.

4)A PDF/Word version of your official or unofficial school transcript must show that:
You are a student majoring in Science, Engineering, or Technology related area.
You are currently a junior, senior, master, or PhD student.
If you are a post-doc student, you must show your current contract of your position.

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