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Monbukagakusho Scholarship Application Deadline

April 20, 12:15am - 11:45pm

Postmark your applications today, April 20, 2012, as today's the deadline to apply for the Monbukagakusho Scholarship! The Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology) in Japan offers this unique scholarship opportunity for students who wish to study at a Japanese senshu-gakko (specialized training college). The scholarship includes one year of intensive Japanese language study followed by two years of specialized training in a chosen field, from April 2013 to March 2016 at a selected senshu-gakko. Tuition, housing and airfare are covered and awardees are provided a monthly stipend.

Students who successfully completed English 100 and Math 100 are encouraged to apply. Eligible applicants will be required to take English, Math, and Japanese exams on O'ahu. Applicants who pass the exams will be interviewed and up to three students from Hawai'i may be nominated to Monbukagakusho in Tokyo, Japan. Monbukagakusho will review nominees worldwide and announce the names of those conditionally accepted in December 2012. For eligibility requirements and application, visit

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Office of the Vice President for Community Colleges, University of Hawaii

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