Hei Chu & Hyung Ja Kim Piano Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Hei Chu Kim by Hyung Ja Kim and her family to support graduate or undergraduate piano study in the Western Illinois University School of Music.


  • International graduate or undergraduate student
  • Demonstrated outstanding piano performance and/or outstanding skills as an accompanist
  • Grade point average will also be considered for current students
  • A graduate student must have a GPA of 3.5 or better and an undergraduate student must have a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Preference shall be given to a graduate student rather than an undergraduate student
  • If there is more than one student fitting the criteria for this award, second preference shall be given to a Korean student

Questions regarding eligibility? Contact:
School of Music