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2013 Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarships, Japan

Heiwa Nakajima Foundation

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 

About Scholarship: 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. 

Study: Japanese language

Course Level: Undergraduate degree in Japanese language studies for a period of one year

Scholarship By: Heiwa Nakajima Foundation

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

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

Duration: Scholarship is offered for maximum of 12 months. 


-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. 

Apply: By post 

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. 

Further Information: http://ccint.fflch.usp.br/sites/ccint.fflch.usp.br/files/FY2013%20Application%20Guidelines_%EF%BC%A5-%20site.pdf

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