Applications for Funding Taekwondo Uniforms in American Public Schools

July 22 - August 22, 2011

Korean Cultural Service NY (directed by Woo Sung Lee) received applications starting from July 22nd to August 22nd2011 for funding Taekwondo uniforms for American public schools which implemented (or is in the process of implementing) Taekwondo as part of their official course instructions in 2011. 


Director Woo Sung Lee of Korean Cultural Service NY (KCSNY) stated "We decided to fund schools with Taekwondo uniforms because of the way Taekwondo instruction in American public school systems have contributed to globalizing Taekwondo." Based on the KCSNY’s 2011 budget, support for Taekwondo uniforms will be provided to schools that have applied. 

To apply for funding, applicants are to go to the KCSNY’s website and download an application. Completed applications with the school, class schedule, number of students, and school contract for a Taekwondo course are to be attached with the form. If the course was already completed in the beginning of 2011, a picture of the course in progress is requested as well. 

The deadline for Taekwondo uniform funding is August 22nd and selections will be made after a brief judging session based on the KCSNY’s available budget. For further information, please contact KCSNY 212-759-9550 (ext. 208) sports@koreanculture.org

Miro Yoon