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TOEFL® Scholarship Program for Undergraduate and Graduate Students, 2013

Educational Testing Service (ETS) offers Undergraduate and Graduate TOEFL® Scholarship Program to study at any location. Students must be Japanese citizen and must begin undergraduate or graduate study in 2013 at a college/university listed in the TOEFL Destinations Directory (PDF). Students must hold a grade point average (GPA) of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and have a valid TOEFL score. Send your complete application form by post including a written essay, your TOEFL test scores and official transcript in a sealed envelope. Application deadline is April 30, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided to Japanese students to study all courses offered by the universities.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate or graduate degree level at a college/university listed in the TOEFL Destinations Directory.
Scholarship Provider: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Scholarship can be taken at: Japan and Abroad

Eligibility: To be eligible for the 2013 TOEFL Scholarship Program, individuals must:
currently live in Japan
-complete the online scholarship application and upload academic transcripts
-hold a grade point average of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale, or a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4-point scale
-begin an undergraduate or graduate degree in 2013 at a college or university listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory (PDF)
-have a valid TOEFL test score used as a requirement for admission into an undergraduate or graduate program
-demonstrate effective leadership skills and an overall well-rounded portfolio with extracurricular activities, including community service

Scholarship Open for International Students: The Japanese students can apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship Description: For the third consecutive year, Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL® test, announced the launch of the TOEFL® Scholarship Program in Japan. The scholarship program honors TOEFL test takers in Japan who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.ETS will recognize 14 deserving students by awarding a total of US$42,000 in funding for undergraduate or graduate study in Japan and/or overseas for the 2013 academic school year.”The English language continues to be the preferred international language of choice for both academic and business purposes worldwide,” commented Walt MacDonald, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ETS. “ETS is very pleased to announce the 2013 TOEFL Scholarship Program in Japan to offer higher education opportunities for dedicated students. We look forward to recognizing the outstanding achievement of the 2013 scholarship recipients.”

Number of awards: Educational Testing Service (ETS) is offering 14 TOEFL Scholarships for excellent Japanese students.

Duration of awards: Not Known

What does it cover? Fourteen US$3,000 TOEFL Scholarships will be awarded to TOEFL test takers in Japan.

Selection Criteria: The TOEFL Scholarship Program rewards students who have high academic achievement as well as:
-ability to communicate in English
-demonstrated leadership skills
-participation in extracurricular activities, such as community service
-innovative ideas as reflected in essays.

Notifications: Winners will be notified in May 2013.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online. Applicants should be sure to upload their transcripts into the system.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 
The last date to submit the form is April 30, 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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