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Opportunities to Study in Japan (May 19, 2014)

NMC President Dr. Hart recently met with the Consulate General of Japan, Mr. Hitoshi Kikuchi, who has asked that we share the following scholarship opportunities with students and employees of NMC:

  1. Five-Year Scholarships to qualified applicants to study at Japanese Universities as an Undergraduate Student
  2. To apply, applicants must:
    • Hold U.S. citizenship (Not for Japanese citizens)
    • Born between April 2, 1993 an April 1, 1998
    • Have either completed a 12-year regular course of school education or graduated from a school equivalent to senior high school in Japan
    • Be willing to learn the Japanese Language and receive university education in the Japanese Language
    • Be able to leave for and arrive in Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2015. In case where the student starts from the fall semester through direct placement
  3. Scholarships to Conduct Research and Study at Japanese Universities (for those who already have an undergraduate degree)**
  4. **The press release indicates "applicants in Guam" can apply. Note that applicants from CNMI can also apply.
    To apply, applicants must:
    • Hold U.S. citizenship (Not for Japanese citizens)
    • Born on or after April 2, 1980
    • Be a university graduate (at the time of participation in the program)
    • Be able to leave for Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2015, or within two weeks of the date set by the receiving university for the beginning of the semester.
    • Conduct research in the same or related field majored as an undergraduate
    • Be able to contact and obtain a letter of acceptance from a professor at the Japanese University wishing to enter

  5. Three-Year Scholarships​ for specialized training in technology, personal care and nutrition, education and welfare, business, fashion and home economics, and culture and general education.
  6. To apply, applicants must:
    • Hold U.S. citizenship (Not for Japanese citizens)
    • Born between April 2, 1993 and April 1, 1998
    • Have either completed a 12-year regular course of school education or graduated from a school equivalent to senior high school in Japan
    • Be willing to learn the Japanese Language and receive education at a specialized training college in the Japanese Language
    • Be able to leave for and arrive in Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2015
For more information about these programs, please visit:
http://www.hagatna.us.emb-japan.go.jp/index.htm


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