The Yongjoosa and Silleuksa temple scholarship certificate award ceremony was held on February 10th.
/Photography by Yoo Joon-sang
The Yongjoosa and Silleuksa temple scholarship certificate award ceremony was held in the meeting room of the school founding committee which is on the fifth floor of Dongguk University Main Hall on February 10th. Yongjoosa and Silleuksa temple awarded scholarships for 10 Dongguk University students each for fostering local future Buddhists. There attended the officials of Dongguk University including Ven. Don Kwan Sunim, Ven. Seong Wol Sunim, the chairman of the school founding committee, and Yoon Sung-yee, the president of Dongguk University. Ven. The donors of the scholarship, including Ven. Seong Beop Sunim, the chief Buddhist monk of Yongjoosa temple, and Ven. Beop Seong Sunim, the chief Buddhist monk of Silleuksa temple, and 20 scholarship recipients also attended the ceremony.
In this ceremony, Yongjoosa and Silleuksa awarded a total of 10,000,000 won each for Dongguk University students. Ven. Don Kwan Sunim expressed his gratitude to Yongjoosa and Silleuksa saying, “I hope that today’s ceremony will serve as an opportunity for students to establish a relationship with both temple and have a big dream with pride as a Donggukian.” Yoon Sung-yee, the president of Dongguk University, said, “Dongguk University students will be able focus only on studying and developing their abilities without worrying about tuition fees with this scholarship for fostering local future Buddhists.” With a thankful heart, the students delivered a thank-you letter to the chief Buddhist monks.
Lee Seoug-yong, a senior of Department of Mutimedia Engineering, said, “I am so grateful to Yongjoosa for the scholarship. It feels much more meaningful for me to get a scholarship from the temple me and my parents used to visit. I will not use this meaningful scholarship in vain and use it well in fulfilling my dreams in the future.”
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