Scholarship Program 2013 - HONJO International: Scholarship For Foreign Students

Posted by Shofi Fida Thursday, October 25, 2012 0 comments

Honjo International Scholarship Foundation:

Outline of Scholarship
1.     This scholarship is open to foreign students who will attend a graduate school at a Japanese university.
2.     The payment of the scholarship money will be issued starting from April, 2013.
3.     The scholarship winners are under no obligation to repay the amount they receive from the Foundation.
4.    The period of the scholarship is set in accordance with the shortest period of time required to complete the intended degree. The student, once awarded the scholarship will be able to choose the option (1), (2) or (3) as below.
 (1) ¥200,000 per month for1 or 2 years
            (2) ¥180,000 per month for 3 years
            (3) ¥150,000 per month for 4 or 5 years
   An extension will not be given on the pre-determined scholarship period nor would the student be allowed to change his or her courses after the scholarship period has commenced.
   Those whose enrollment period is shorter than one year are not eligible to apply. 
5.  Travel expenses for attending an international conference, etc. will be provided to scholarship students following to our scholarship provision rules.
6.   The student is not permitted to receive any other scholarship in conjunction with the scholarship offered by the Honjo International Scholarship Foundation.
7.     The student cannot gain employment other than part-time work related to his or her studies such as teaching assistant, research assistant, or related to international exchange affairs as translator or interpreter while receiving this scholarship
8.  You need to come for an individual interview almost every month; we would like you to participate to events that we will hold.
9.     After you graduated, you will be required to attend our alumni events.

Number of Scholarships Available
15 to 20 students

 (To be considered for the scholarship, the student must satisfy ALL of the requirement criteria below.)
1.    The student is registered to attend a graduate school in Japan and does not possess Japanese citizenship. His or her academic achievement as well as moral character is exemplary. He or she must be considered to be in need of financial aid due to extenuating financial circumstances.
2.    The student must be registered to attend or have been accepted to attend a graduate school after April 1, 2013. He or she must be able to provide any of the following documentation: a certificate of enrollment, a letter of admission or a letter attesting to the fact that the student has been accepted.
3.    To be eligible, students enrolled in a PhD Program must have been born after March 31, 1977. Those enrolled in a Master’s Program must have been born after March 31, 1982.
4.   The student must be able to assure the committee that he or she will be able to secure employment in their home country after graduating from a graduate school. This does not require him or her to have employment guaranteed or to return his or her home country immediately after graduating the university, but he or she is expected to have strong will of working inhis or herhome country in the future.
5.  The student must have a deep understanding of international friendship and goodwill, andmust be able to attend the events organized by the foundation and take part in the network as an alumni member.
6.    The student must be able to carry an everyday conversation in Japanese. Interviews will be conducted in Japanese.

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