Sept. 13, 2017 Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship – info session and related presentation

This Wednesday, 9/13 we will have two separate, but related events regarding the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship.


  • 2:00-3:00pm — Orientation and Q&A session for the 2018-2019 scholarship for study in Japan
    • The Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship opportunity is available to U.S. citizens enrolled in a graduate program at UH Manoa. The scholarship’s purpose is to promote understanding and friendly relations between the people of the United States and Japan. The award covers one or two year study in Japan with an annual $30,000 scholarship plus $15,000 annual allowance which will cover tuition and one-time round-trip airfare from Honolulu to Japan.
    • The deadline to apply for the 2018-2019 Academic Year scholarship is Friday, November 3, 2017. 
  • 3:00-4:15pm  Presentation on “Broiler Chickens and Jidori Traditions: Everyday Practices of Eating Chicken Meat in Japan” by 2015-2017 Akihito scholarship recipient Benjamin Schrager (PhD Candidate in Geography) 
    • Mr. Schrager is a PhD candidate in Geography at UHM and will present his research, done in Japan with the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship. This is a good opportunity to ask him questions about the scholarship and on his research experience in Japan. 

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