Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation: Daiwa Scholarship

The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique 19-month programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan, following a month of Japanese language tuition in the UK. Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential, the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills, and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals.

No previous experience of Japan or Japanese is necessary.

176 Daiwa Scholars – including scientists, artists, academics, lawyers and architects – have completed the Daiwa Scholarship programme.

Daiwa Scholarships are provided by the Foundation to encourage better understanding between both countries.

You can find a link to the Daiwa Scholarship flyer here. To apply for the 2020 programme please follow this link.

You can listen to an interview between 2014 Daiwa Scholar, Freyja Sewell, and the BBC’s Dan Damon on the World Service’s World Update via the link below:

FREYJA SEWELL INTERVIEW WITH DAN DAMON ON WORLD UPDATE, BBC WORLD SERVICE, MP3 FILE

The deadline for the 2020 programme is Thursday 5 December 2019.

Up to eight Scholars will be selected in 2020.

The Foundation is also happy to provide advice about possible applications – please contact scholarships@dajf.org.uk.

 

To find out more information and apply, visit: http://dajf.org.uk/scholarships/daiwa-scholarship

 

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