2013 Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarships for Foreign Students in Japan

Heiwa Nakajima foundation offers undergraduate scholarship for foreign students to study Japanese language in Japan for a period of one year in accordance with an inter-university exchange agreement, 2013

Study Subject(s): Study subject is Japanese language.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree in Japanese language studies for a period of one year.
Scholarship Provider: Heiwa Nakajima Foundation.
Scholarship can be taken at: Japan

Scholarship applicants must meet all of the following requirements:
(a) Applicants must be undergraduate students majoring in Japanese language studies as  a compulsory subject, enrolled at  a designated  foreign  university (as stipulated by the Heiwa Nakajima Foundation), and recommended by their university.
(b) Applicants must study in Japan for a period of one year in accordance with an inter-university exchange agreement.
(c) Applicants must begin their overseas studies in Japan between April 2013 and October 2013.
(d) Applicants must maintain their enrollment as undergraduate students at their home universities throughout their study in Japan.
(e) Applicants’ status of residence must be “college student”.
Notes: 1) Students who have studied at a Japanese university for more than six months are not eligible. 2) Students who have a bachelor’s degree of any kind are not eligible.
3) Students who have previously received a scholarship from the Foundation are not eligible.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Foreign Students (The students of designated foreign university) can apply for this scholarship.

 Scholarship Description: This program shall recognize a number of foreign universities at which Japanese language courses are taught actively and to a high standard as a “designated foreign university.” The purpose of this program is to provide a stable and successive environment giving foreign students majoring in Japanese language studies from a designated foreign university the opportunity to study in Japan. In doing so, these students will be able to improve their language skills and enhance their understanding of Japan, thus contributing to the development of Japanese language education overseas.

 Number of awards offered: 50 applicants (one applicant from each designated foreign university).

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for maximum of 12 months.

What does it cover?
Monthly stipend:   ¥120,000
-Preparation and travel expenses: Amount to be determined by the Foundation
-In principle, scholarships (monthly stipends) shall be paid once every three months via bank transfer to the account in Japan which is under the scholarship student’s name.
-Preparation and travel expenses shall be paid via bank transfer after the scholarship student arrives in Japan.

Notification: After the Director of the Foundation has made the decision regarding the student recommended by the designated foreign university through the screening of documents by the selection committee, the Foundation shall send a notification of appointment of the scholarship student.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Students who will be in Japan starting from April 2013 -November 30, 2012: Students who will be in Japan starting from September or October 2013 -April 30, 2013.

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