History

historic images
2018

11.19

Inauguration of the 5th chairman of the POSCO TJ Park Foundation, sun uk kim

2015

09.08

10th anniversary of the launch of the POSCO TJ Park Foundation

2014

03.19

Inauguration of the 4th chairman of the POSCO TJ Park Foundation, Oh-Joon Kwon

2013

07.03

The First TJ Park Science Symposium

2012

02.20

Inauguration of the 3rd chairman of the POSCO TJ Park Foundation, Joon-Yang Chung

2009

02.19

Integration with the POSCO Bessemer Scholarship Foundation

The POSCO Bessemer Scholarship Foundation, established in 1999 to commemorate the late Chairman Tae-joon Park's winning the Bessemer Gold Medal, which is called the Nobel Prize of the steel industry, donates its asset of KRW 2.7 billion
(KRW 1.5 billion in cash and 75,000 shares of SAMJUNG P&A)

11.04

Expands the Foundation’s fund to KRW 200 billion

11.25

Selects 30 recipients of TJ Park Science Fellowship that launched in 2009

2008

06.17

Inauguration of the Second Chairman of POSCO TJ Park Foundation, Park Tae Joon, The late Chairman of POSCO

2007

03.27

The first POSCO TJ Park Prize Presentation Ceremony (POSCO Center, Seoul, Korea)

05.16

The first POSCO Asia Forum(Coax Intercontinental Hotel, Seoul Korea)

2005

08.01

The foundation changes its name to the POSCO TJ Park Foundation.

Inauguration of Gu-Taek Lee as the first chairman of the POSCO TJ Park Foundation, The first board of directors' meeting after the launch of the foundation

2004

10.22

The POSCO Board of Directors decides to improve the ‘POSCO Scholarship Foundation'

Expands the fund from KRW 63 billion to 100 billion (POSCO donates KRW 37 billion)
2002

06.04

‘Changes its name to the 'POSCO Scholarship Foundation.'

In line with the change of name from 'Pohang Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.' to 'POSCO,' the foundation also changes its name to the 'POSCO Scholarship Foundation.'
1996

02.29

Changes its name to the 'Pohang Iron & Steel Scholarship Foundation'

1994

05

Awards scholarships mainly to deserving elementary, middle and high school students and disadvantaged young people in the communities of Pohang and Gwangyang

Transfers the funds for the educational expenses of employees children to the POSCO Labor Welfare Fund
1985

03

Starts scholarship programs for studying abroad (1985~1994)

Supports students to obtain doctoral degrees in 6 advanced countries, including the U.S., Japan, and the U.K. (71 students/ KRW 7.6 billion
1976

11.16

Separately establishes the "Steel Scholarship Foundation" (operating elementary, middle, and high schools)

1973

07.03

Completes construction of first Pohang steel mill

1971

01.27

Establishes the 'Steel Scholarship Foundation( Fund of KRW 60 million )

Supports educational expenses of the children of POSCO employees,
Focuses on nurturing talents in the steel industry