Region 3 Scholarship

Download the PDF form packet. If you are resubmitting an application, you may use the resubmission forms.

Next deadline: March 15, 2024

General Requirements

  1. All applicants must be currently enrolled in a certified World Tang Soo Do Association Region 3 studio.
  2. All applicants must be current members, in good standing, of the World Tang Soo Do Association. All WTSDA membership dues must be current.
  3. All applicants must have completed a minimum of one year of training at a World Tang Soo Do Association registered studio.
  4. Students may only apply to the Region in which they have completed their most recent year of training.
  5. The scholarship awards are open to full time students in their senior year of high school, full time students currently attending a college or university, and students pursuing an advanced degree (graduate or doctorate degree).
  6. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  7. All applicants must submit their most recent official high school or college transcript, no photo copies please.
  8. All applicants must submit written verification of their SAT or ACT Scores. Graduate students should submit their GRE or LSAT test results.
  9. All applicants must submit 3 recommendation forms, one from each of the following areas:
    1. Instructor's recommendation from their WTSDA instructor.
    2. Academic recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor or advisor.
    3. Personal recommendation from a non-family member.

    Please use the forms provided.

  10. All applicants must submit a minimum 500-word essay entitled "How Tang Soo Do Has Made a Difference in My Life".
  11. All applicants must submit a separate letter describing their educational goals.
  12. All interested parties may request an application packet in writing from the Committee Chair or their studio head. The Chair may be reached at the following address:
    Master Lee Mattox
    1416 W 4th St
    Waterloo, IA 50702
  13. All completed applications must be received in a single packet by the designated deadline. Packets must be delivered to the same address as above and must contain written verification of enrollment from the educational institution.
  14. It is the applicant's responsibility to meet all application requirements. Incomplete applications will be ineligible for consideration.