KLI Academic Award: The Kor Memorial Scholarship
The purpose of the Kor Memorial Scholarship is to recognize and encourage
scholarship in fields of language study. Familiarity with Klingon or other
constructed languages is not required, however creative and innovative
applicants are preferred.
A $500 award will be bestowed upon an undergraduate or graduate
student each year. Final determination is reached by a committee
made up of the KLI Director and a changing selection of qualified
language specialists. Formal announcement of each year's recipient
is made at the annual conference of the KLI, the qep'a'.
Nominations are invited from academic department chairs/heads
and/or deans. Each may submit only one undergraduate and one
graduate nomination for consideration per award year.
- Criteria and Considerations:
All nominees must be full-time students at the time of the award
and in a program leading to a degree in a field of language
study. Nominees must show evidence of academic accomplishment and
enjoy the high regard and respect of their supervising faculty.
Each nominee must submit an application which includes all of the
- A nominating letter from the chair, head, or dean profiling the
indvidual's relevant accomplishments to date as well as potential or
- Two additional letters of recommendation from departmental faculty.
- A brief statement from the nominee regarding his/her goals and purpose
with respect to the selected course of study.
- A résumé or C.V. highlighting the nominee's education,
experience, awards, community service, and references.
Incomplete applications will be discarded without consideration. All
materials must be received by June 1st of the award year.
Note that this webpage contains all the information
necessary for completing an application for our scholarship. We will not
respond to requests for more information, additional scholarship details,
or application forms. Everything you need is right here.
Please send all applications to this address:
Klingon Language Institute
Kor Memorial Scholarship
P.O. Box 794
Blue Bell, PA 19422 USA
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