2013 Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation Scholarships at Japan-America Institute of Management Science in USA

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Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation offers scholarships for postgraduate education and cross-cultural management training in the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge program. The scholarship is to study at JAIMS, the Japan-America Institute of Management Science in Hawaii. Applicants must be a resident of the state of Hawaii, U.S.A., or a citizen of Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam. The application deadline is March 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided for postgraduate education and cross-cultural management training in the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge program.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for postgraduate education and cross-cultural management training in the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge program of three and a half months curriculum.
Scholarship Provider: Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: -A bachelor’s degree or a degree equivalent to a four-year standard baccalaureate degree in any discipline from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
-A minimum of three years of relevant full-time work experience (five years preferred) at the time of application.
-A minimum TOEFL score of 577/233/90 (paper/computer/Internet), TOEIC score of 750, or IELTS(Academic) overall band test result of 6.5 or higher from tests taken between April 2008 and March 2013.
-The following applicants are exempt from submitting an English proficiency test score:
-Applicants whose native language is English and who are from either the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, or Singapore.
-Applicants who hold a bachelor’s or advanced degree within the last five years from an accredited or recognized college or university in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, or Singapore. Contact us for the proof of document required.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The resident of the state of Hawaii or a citizen of Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Fujitsu Limited established the Fujitsu International Scholarships Program in 1985 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its founding. The aim was to provide the opportunity for people from the Asia-Pacific region to contribute to the region through studying different values, cultures, and global business. This has been a Fujitsu’s key initiative for deepening the relationships between the countries and citizens of the Asia-Pacific region. This scholarship has since enabled 440 professionals from 18 countries to study cross-cultural management at JAIMS, the Japan-America Institute of Management Science, in Hawaii, U.S.A. The Fujitsu Scholarship provides full financial assistance for postgraduate education and cross-cultural management training in the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge program by Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation. The program has three and a half months curriculum. The participants will sharpen their global management knowledge and skills, and build the confidence necessary for success in global business situations.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The Fujitsu Scholarship currently applies only to the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Program which has three and a half months curriculum.

What does it cover? The Fujitsu Scholarship benefits include tuition and fees for the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge program. Other benefits, which vary in amount each year, are also included.
-Tuition and Fees for the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge
-Stipend Toward Living Expenses
-Airfare: Fujitsu Ltd. will provide a round-trip air ticket to Japan where the program starts and ends, as well as ticket to participate Hawaii, Thailand, and Singapore Modules of the program. The selection of the air carrier and travel agent, including itinerary, is at the discretion of Fujitsu Ltd. In the event the participant wishes to change and/or expand the route and/or the period of stay, Fujitsu Ltd. reserves the right to withhold the original ticket.
-Housing Arrangements: JAIMS will assist in locating appropriate housing in Honolulu for participants. Fujitsu Ltd. will provide and pay for participant accommodations in Japan, Thailand, and Singapore.
-Visa Arrangements: When applicable, participant will be assisted in obtaining the F-1 Student visa to enter the U.S. and Japan entry visa for a short stay. The expense of obtaining the visas is the financial responsibility of the participant.

Other Benefits: Not Known

Selection criteria: Selection is based on English proficiency (for non-native speakers of English), work experience, motivation, goals as expressed in the essay and interview, academic performance, and test scores. A key factor is the individual’s commitment to contributing to the mutual understanding and cooperation between countries and to the development of his/her home country. However, no single attribute outweighs others in the selection process, and strengths in one area may be used to offset weaknesses in another.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: There are two application flows. One is the application flow for Fujitsu Scholarship program through WEB entry. Another one is for ‘Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge’ program required to prepare postal application documents.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 15, 2013.

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