Monday, August 31, 2020

[Exchange Program] Asia KAKEHASHI Project 2021 For International Student, Japan (Fully Funded)

Speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the banquet of the 23rd International Conference on ‘The Future of Asia’ on Monday, June 5, 2017 stated that Japan will provide opportunities for Asian high school students studying Japanese to live in Japan for ten months.

Asia Kakehashi Project is a scholarship program funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, awarded to High School students, with an aim to bridge cultural understanding between Asian and Japanese High School students.

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What the Asia Kakehashi Project Scholarship covers (for selected finalists):
  • Japan Visa.
  • International travel between home country and Japan, including only one checked luggage.
  • Domestic travels:
  • From and to your hometown, for Orientation and Reorientation.
    • From and to your host town in Japan.
    • Placement in a host family, high school, or dormitory.
    • Orientations in home country and in Japan (Pre-Departure Orientation, Arrival, Mid-Year, End of Stay, and Reorientation).
  • Program enrichment activities.
  • Medical insurance, except for pre-existing conditions, eyes, and dental care.
  • Monthly allowance.
What has to be prepared by program finalists (not included in the Scholarship):
  • Passport.
  • Medical examinations, including but not limited to TB tests.
  • Immunizations and vaccinations that are mandatory.
  • Pre-existing medical conditions and allergies, dental care, and eye care.
  • Excess or overweight baggage cost.
  • Personal expenses and trips during program

To be eligible for a 2020 ASIA KAKEHASHI scholarship, candidates must:
  • be 15–18 years of age, born after April 2, 2002 and before April 1, 2005;
  • have the nationality of the sending country at the time of application; 
  • have obtained minimum of 60% marks in principle in all subjects in the latest examination at school and overall minimum average of 60% marks in all subjects for the past two years;
  • be a Japanese language learner;
  • demonstrate strong potential of leadership to act as a bridge between the sending country and Japan during and after the program; and
  • not have participated in the ASIA KAKEHASHI program before.
  • Priority will be given to students of families with low incomes.

How to Apply:
Please Contact  the Responsible Organization in your country
  • China
    China Volunteer Committee for Intercultural Education (CVCIE)
    • Room 211, Yifu Conference Center, No.160 Fuxingmen Nei Avenue, Beijing, 100031, China
      +86 (10) 6641-8220
  • Hong Kong
    AFS Intercultural Exchanges Ltd.
    • 8th Floor, Shun Feng International Centre, 182 Queen’s Road East,
      Wanchai, Hong Kong
      +852 2802-0383
  • Korea
    Intercultural Network Korea
    • 802, Teheran Office Building, 52 Gil 6, Teheran-ro,
      Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06211 Korea
      +82 2 508-3116
  • Mongolia
    ARAM Student Exchange Center NGO
    • 5/1-200 Viva Office Bldg., Jamyangun Street., 1st Khoroo,
      Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, 14240 Mongolia
      +976 99115830
  • Thailand
    AFS Intercultural Programs, Thailand
    • 31 Moo 9, Prachachuen Road, Bang Talad, Pakkred,
      Nonthaburi, 11120 Thailand
      +66 (2) 574-6197
  • Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar
    Myanmar Association of Japan Alumni (MAJA)
    • No. 2B(4), Snow Garden Housing, Thu Mingalar Road,
      Thingangyun Township, Yangon, Myanmar
      Phone: +95 9 262602121,
  • Malaysia
    Yayasan AFS Antarabudaya Malaysia
    • A-10-2, Block A, Plaza Glomac, Jalan SS 7/19, Kelana Jaya,
      Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47301 Malaysia
      +60 (3) 78876866
  • Singapore, Brunei, Philippines
    AFS Intercultural Programs Philippines Foundation, Inc. (AFS IPP)
    • Unit 1607 16/F, Antel Global Corporate Center, No. 3 Dona Julia Vargas Avenue,
      Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, 1600 Philippines
      +63 (2) 584 2002
  • Indonesia
    Bina Antarbudaya
    • Jl. Limau 22, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta, DKI Jakarta, 12130 Indonesia
      +62 (21) 722 2291
  • Sri Lanka
    Sputnik International Sri Lanka Organization (SISLO)
    • Negombo Road, Gepallawa, Uhumeeya, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
      +94 (37) 494-3161
  • India
    AFS Intercultural Programs, India
    • Anand Bhawan 12, Hailey Road, New Delhi, 110001 India
      + 91 (11) 42512498 / 41501672
  • Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Turkey
    Türk Kültür Vakfi - AFS Türkiye
    • Valikonagi Cad. Konak Apt. No: 67 K:5, Nisantasi, Istanbul 34371 Turkey
      +90 (212) 246 4591

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