Eternal Grand Master H. U. Lee Passions

One of Eternal Grand Master H. U. Lee’s many passions in life was being close to nature. He took pride in being a rugged outdoorsman; who enjoyed hiking (Remember Songahm Mountain and Red Rock), camping (Remember Fern Cliff) and just spending time with his family. The H. U. Lee Memorial Foundation is raffling the ultimate outdoor accessory in honor of Eternal Grand Master’s love of the outdoors. A custom-wrapped one-of-a-kind Yeti Cooler will be raffled during Family Fun Night, July 1, 2016. All proceeds will benefit the H. U. Lee Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund. Click on the Giveaway Tab on […]

Amazon Smile

The H U Lee foundation is proud to announce that we are now registered with Amazon Smile!  Amazon Smile offers the same vast product selection as, however a portion of each purchase goes to the H U Lee Foundation.  Below are the steps to take to select the H. U. Lee Foundation as your charity of choice! Click the link: You will use your normal amazon log in information. It will prompt you to pick a Charity. You can search “H U Lee Memorial Foundation” and set it as your beneficiary! You must copy and paste this:  “H U […]

The Scholarship Deadline is Approaching – Submit by February 15th

The H U Lee Foundation Scholarship deadline is right around the corner. The H.U. Lee Memorial Foundation scholarship program includes two levels of awards: National and Regional. National Scholarships can range from $1,000 up to $8,000 and are paid on a semester basis.  Regional Scholarships are typically one-time awards, and vary based on the funds that are raised by the licensees and students within their respective region. Students may apply for a Regional Scholarship each year during their college career.  Scholarship amounts are based on the Foundation’s fundraising totals during the prior year.  The deadline is February 15, 2016.  Make […]

It’s Founder’s Month!

The 2015-2016 fundraising prizes have arrived and are proudly featured on this website and! If you haven’t already, start planning on hosting an event or launching a fundraising campaign throughout the month of October and/or the remainder of the year.  There are numerous ways, large and small, to contribute to the scholarship fund and make a big difference in the lives of ATA students. 75% of the funds raised for the Foundation is returned to the supporting regions in the form of Regional Scholarships. If you are a high school student or already enrolled in college and are planning […]

Thanks to the all the ATA Licensees, Instructors, and students who have already contributed to the H.U. Lee Foundation this year.

It’s only through the ongoing support and dedication of schools like these that the Foundation is able to continue awarding college scholarships to deserving ATA students nationwide. Mr. Steve Allison, ATA Madison West- Region 102A Mr. Mace Devries, Polaris Martial arts- Region 102A Master Sean Harrington, Xcelsior Martial Arts- Region 102A Mrs. Penny Beddow-Wolf, Coventry Taekwondo and Dupont Taekwondo- Region 102B Master John Faett, Victory Martial Arts- Region 102B Chief Master William Wacholz, ATA Black Belt Academy- Region 103A Master Ryan Marx, Carmi Taekwondo Center- Region 106 Ms. Lisa Piper, McDonough ATA Black Belt Academy- Region 108B Master Darin and […]

2015 Regional Scholarship Winners

Tyler Appell – Sage’s ATA Martial Arts in Jackson, TN Cody Massengill – Mason’s Martial Arts in Covington, TN Hasaan Mayes – Midtown ATA Martial Arts in Memphis, TN Callie McDaniel – Mason’s Martial Arts in Covington, TN Noah Parrish – Summit ATA Leadership Academy in Morristown, TN Sophia Sage – Sage’s ATA Martial Arts in Jackson, TN Kennedy Allison – ATA Madison West in Madison, WI Angel Cochran – Coffrin’s ATA Martial Arts in Bloomington, IL Rodel Senen Dalangin – ATA Karate for Kids in Bolingbrook, IL Katie Klemp – Austin’s Black Belt Academy in La Grange, IL Katherine […]

2015 National Scholarship Winners

The H.U. Lee Foundation Announces the 2015 National Scholarship Winners It is with great pride and excitement that the H.U. Lee Foundation announces the 2015 National Scholarship Winners: Cameron Comrie Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee Scholarship Karate Atlanta, Alpharetta, GA Anthony Papol Grand Master Emeritus Soon Ho Lee Scholarship Vito’s ATA, Pendleton, OR Erik Clemente Grand Master In Ho Lee Scholarship Old Bridge Black Belt Academy, Matawan, NJ Marlaina Parker Chief Master Allemier Scholarship Karate Atlanta, Marietta, GA McKenna Haase Chief Master Clark Scholarship Sanders ATA Martial Arts, Des Moines, IA Anthony Shellenbarger Chief Master G.K. Lee Scholarship McGinnis ATA Black Belt Academy, Indiana, PA […]

Wishing for Mommy

ishing for Mommy is an initiative that launched in one of Sr. Master Michelle Landgren-Lee’s Arizona schools and is now operated through their attached non-profit organization. A few years ago, ATA student Austin Armstrong asked Sr. Master Lee for a donation of white belts (dyed pink) so he could execute a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. After the great success the fundraiser saw in the first year, the program was expanded to all of Sr. Master Lee’s schools and eventually began to be run through the Dignity Kids Foundation. Instead of donations going to Susan G. Komen, Sr. […]

Kroger Community Rewards Program

  The H.U. Lee Foundation is delighted to announce a new and exciting way for Licensees, Instructors, students, their families and friends to support the scholarship fund.  Through the Kroger Community Rewards Program, ATA members living in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, western Tennessee, and Virginia are now able to contribute to the H.U. Lee Scholarship Fund just by using your Kroger Rewards card.  Be on the lookout for more states to be added soon!  Follow these 10 easy steps to get enrolled today and be sure to swipe your Kroger Rewards card with every purchase.  Now, those purchases will […]

Autism Speaks

The H.U. Lee Memorial Foundation and ATA Headquarters are excited to announce a brand new partnership with Autism Speaks. Beginning April 2014, you can host a single fundraiser and benefit two great organizations! Partnership Details: ATA licensed locations can raise money through any method they choose, while raising awareness about Autism Speaks, and simultaneously gaining exposure for their school. For any funds raise and submitted to Autism Speaks, .50 cents on every dollar raised will be matched and donated to the H.U. Lee Foundation. That means 50% of what you raise for Autism Speaks will also be donated to the […]