Front row (l-r) Yoko Okawa, Ronald Ho, Donna Vuchinich.
Back row (l-r) Gay Satsuma, Mary McDonald, Sakiko Yasuda, Earl Okawa, Sharon Fukayama, Yukie Michelle Lloyd, Ryuei Sato
The Japan-America Society of Hawaii and the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation invited current and past Akihito scholarship recipients to attend the 37th JASH Annual Dinner on October 10, 2013. Guests included current Akihito scholarship recipients from Japan Yukie Michelle Lloyd, seeking a vaccine for Dengue at John Burns School of Medicine, and Sakiko Yasuda, studying child dental health in Public Health. Former U.S. recipients attending were Sharon Fukayama, 2010 scholar in the College of Education, and Dr. Gay Satsuma, Associate Director of the Center for Japanese Studies. UH Foundation Board Chairman Ronald Ho and UH Foundation Director Donna Vucinich thanked Earl Okawa and other leaders of JASH and the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation for scholarships to UH students.
Thanks to JASH and the CPASF for generously supporting graduate students at the University of Hawai‘i. Applications are now open for the 2014 awards. More information is available HERE.
The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. The prestigious Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship is awarded to one American graduate student studying at UH and provides them with a very generous $30,000 scholarship payment plus a $15,000 allowance for study in Japan. The scholarship is renewable for a second year. The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
For those interested in applying or wanting to learn more, please attend the orientation session on September 30th (details on the left).
INFORMATION and APPLICATION:
Additional information can be found at the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Foundation website, link HERE.
Best of luck to all of the applicants!
Please join us Monday October 14 at 4:30pm in the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium for this year’s SPAS Andrews Chair public lecture by Dr. James Cook, 2013-2014 Arthur Lynn Andrews Chair in Asian and Pacific Studies at UH Mānoa and Associate Director of the Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Cook will speak about Chinese modernity and cosmopolitanism.
Click HERE for a downloadable copy of the flyer.