Thomas Blake Glover Scholarship 2020 to Japan

Thomas Blake Glover Scholarship 2020 to Japan The Japan Society of Scotland offers a short travel scholarship to visit Japan during July and August 2020

The Japan Society of Scotland offers a short travel scholarship, sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management, to visit Japan.  The visit provides a structured introduction to Japanese language and culture as a basis for future professional links. This will provide a valuable aid for students of science, business or the arts to access these fields in Japan. The Scholarship is open to Scottish students or recent graduates. The visit lasts around five or six weeks and will take place during July and August 2020.

What you get

  • Round trip travel between the candidate's home and the Japanese Language Summer School at the International Christian University, Tokyo, including economy airfare to Japan
  • Cost of fees and residence
  • support for living expenses during the period of study
  • travel and subsistence for the period of customized study
  • medical insurance cover

Who can apply

All candidates should:

  • Be of Scottish birth, descent or long-term residency of t least five years in Scotland
  • Be either in full-time higher education in the Uk or a graduate of a British university of no more than five years standing
  • Be able to articulate a defines interest in a professional field that relates to Japan, in which the study of the Japanese language would be beneficial or necessary.
  • Have a sound academic record and demonstrate the potential to achieve excellent results.
  • Not be already engaged in a full-time Japanese programme of study.

How to Apply

see the attached letter Thomas Blake Glover Scholarship 2020 to Japan

Applications must be submitted by no later than Friday 22 November 2019

Terms and conditions

This is an external scholarship so all terms and conditions are set by The Japan Society of Scotland