Funding: 3 Japanese Government Scholarships, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle

money-150-2Three scholarships are available through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle: Undergraduate Student Scholarship, Research Student Scholarship, Specialized Training College Students Scholarship
Deadline: May 20, 2014

Available to U.S. citizens living in the states of Washington, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska.

Scholarship benefits include: monthly stipend, airfare to and from Japan, and exemption of school fees for entrance examination, matriculation and tuition.

SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS:

(Note: Details may be subject to change)

  1. Monthly stipend
    (117,000 yen ~ for Japanese Studies, Specialized Training College and Undergraduate Scholarships)
    (143,000 yen ~ for Research Student Scholarship)
  2. Travel Expenses to and from Japan
  3. Exemption of school fees for entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition

Undergraduate Student Scholarship
Available to high school graduates and above
Four to seven year scholarship is available to high school graduates for attending a Japanese university as an undergraduate student. Includes a one-year Japanese language program at a Japanese language school prior to attending a Japanese university as an undergraduate student. Recipients will receive bachelor’s degree in Japan. Applicants must be between 17 to 21 years of age.

Research Student Scholarship
Available to university graduates
Covers a one-and-a-half year to two-year period of graduate research at Japanese universities. The study area must be in the same field as the applicant studied or is now studying, or a related one. Recipients may enter Master’s or Ph.D. program after passing the entrance examination given by the university concerned. Includes a half-year of Japanese language training for those who need Japanese language training. Applicants need to be less than 35 years of age and must be university graduates.

Specialized Training College Students Scholarship
Available to high school graduates and above
This scholarship covers a three-year period of vocational study program in the following areas: civil engineering, architecture, electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunication, nutrition, infant education, secretarial studies, hotel management, tourism, fashion, dress making, design, photography and other fields of study. Includes a one-year Japanese language program at a Japanese language school prior to attending Professional Training College. Available to high school graduates who are between 17 to 21years of age.

See full application requirements and details on the Seattle Consulate-General website.

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