Friday, April 11, 2014

Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation

Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships for the students of a country in Asia, the Middle East, Africa or citizens of Brazil, Russia, or the Czech Republic.
Applicants must be majoring in medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, physical education or business administration in an official degree program at a university or graduate school in Japan

Amount of scholarship
Annual sum of \2.0 million, \1.5 million or \1.0 million
(Amount of scholarship will be determined according to the assessment by the selection committee.)

Annual sum of \500,000 for applicants receiving scholarships or benefits from other sources

Period covered by scholarship
One year: April to March
However, recipients are eligible to apply to renew their scholarship for up to two additional terms, for a total scholarship period of three years.

Applicant categories
  1. New applicants: Applicants who have not previously received scholarships from the Foundation
  2. Renewing applicants: Applicants who received a scholarship from the Foundation for the previous fiscal year

Eligibility
(1)  Applicants must be citizens of a country in Asia, the Middle East, Africa or citizens of Brazil, Russia, or the Czech Republic.
(2)  Applicants must be majoring in medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, physical education or business administration in an official degree program at a university or graduate school in Japan.
(3)  Applicants must be highly motivated, possess an outstanding academic record, and demonstrate personal integrity.
(4)  Applicants must be involved in creative or innovative research.
(5)  Applicants must have an international perspective and demonstrate potential leadership skills to serve as bridges between Japan
      and their home countries in the future.
(6)  Applicants must meet all other requirements stipulated by the Foundation.

Application Period
The application period for fiscal 2014 is from Tuesday, April 1, to Thursday, May 15, 2014, inclusive. (Applications must be received by the Foundation within this period.)


For more information and application please visit the Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation page.

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