Thursday, July 14, 2016

Study Abroad Scholarship in Japan 2016

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private
foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100

scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an
academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year for Bridging Scholarships.
Study Abroad Scholarship in Japan 2016
Monday, July 11, 2016

Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the United States before and during the
time they are studying abroad.
Their study in Japan must earn credit that will transfer to their home campus in the US.
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Applications for study in Japan in Summer 2016 should be submitted to AATJ by the deadline of April 8, 2016, Please submit the following to the
AATJ office:
An application form can be downloaded from this website (see below). A printed application can be requested from the AATJ office by phone, fax, or
A short essay (up to 500 words) introducing yourself, explaining your interest in study in Japan, and outlining what you hope to achieve by
participating in a study abroad program (three copies).
An official transcript from your college or university.
Qualifications to Apply :
Instructions for Applicants :
The deadline for applications is
April 8, 2016
, and Applications for
study in Japan in Summer 2016
should be submitted to AATJ by the deadline of
April 8, 2016.
Bridging Scholarship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year
programs). Students studying in Japan on summer programs are not eligible to apply.
The Bridging Scholarship program is sponsored and funded by the US-Japan Bridging Foundation, through contributions from a number of
corporations, private foundations, and individual donors. Contributors to the Summer 2014 scholarships include The Freeman Foundation (lead
donor); Aflac Japan, AIG Holdings KK, Ronald and Maria Anderson, Laurence Bates, Matthew Belisle, Estee Lauder K.K., Exxon Mobil G.K., Eric
Feigenbaum, Robert Feldman, Richard Folsom, Anthony Gilmore, Kenji Govaers, the Robert Grondine Memorial Scholarship Fund, Gudni and Eiko
Gudnason, Ellen Hammond and Yasuo Ohdera, Chris Herbert, Harry Hill, Barry Hirschfeld, Deborah Ann Howard, Ichigo Asset Management, the
Japan Foundation, the Japan-US Friendship Commission, JP Morgan Securities Japan, Lockheed Martin Global, Inc., Jon Malamud, Roger
Deadline Information :
Additional Information :
Sponsors of Study Abroad in Japan 2016 Information :

McDonald, Arthur Mitchell, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), Morgan Stanley Japan, Maneesh Kalra, Robert and Janette Noddin, Oak Lawn

Marketing, ORIX USA, Susan Pharr and Robert Mitchell, Jay Ponazecki, Tom Pederson, Thierry and Yasko Porte, Jaty Sapsford, Hayashi Sasaki,
John Sasaki, Taisuke and Catherine Sasanuma, Elliott Segal, Dennis Sheehan, Allan Smith, David Sneider, George and Brad Takei, Temple
University-Japan Campus, Gary Thomas, Katsuhiko Tokita, Toyota Motor North America, and U.S.-Japan Council-TOMODACHI Initiative.

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