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UH Community College students participating in the Hakuoh University International Study Tour Program.

The University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges are offering study abroad opportunities for current UH community college students.

Programs include a nine-day study tour in Japan to a three-year program at a Japanese senshu-gakko (professional training school). Many of these programs may be partially funded through scholarships.

Interested students must submit a common application by March 13, 2023.

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Hakuoh University International Study Tour Program.

“The value of studying abroad can be life-changing,” said Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Della Teraoka. “In addition to making new friends and lasting memories, studying abroad will help students to gain foreign language skills and cross-cultural competence. They also learn initiative and adaptability, which can give them career advantages.”

Current international programs and scholarship opportunities include:

  • Hakuoh University International Study Tour, June 5–13, 2023. Spend nine days in Oyama City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.
  • Honda Study Abroad Scholarship, Students can receive a scholarship to study anywhere in the world through study abroad programs from UH, or other public or private organizations. This scholarship provides funding support to study overseas while incorporating an international educational experience into their academic program of study.
  • Student Exchange Program, Choose to study for one semester or one year at a University in Japan, Taiwan or Canada. Program dates will vary depending on location. See locations here.
  • Monbukagakusho Scholarship, April 2024–March 2027. Study three years at a selected specialized training school in Japan.

For more information and to apply for these opportunities, visit:

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