[Japan] The Okazaki Kaheita International Scholarship Foundation 2018

okazaki scholarship

[Scholarship is offered for this program]

The Okazaki Kaheita International Scholarship Foundation (The Foundation) was established in March 1990 to contribute to world peace and development by fostering people from the People’s Republic of China and other countries in Asia. This foundation strives to promote mutual understanding and international exchange as well as to pay homage to and immortalize the spirit of Okazaki Kaheita, a man who worked for mutual understanding, peace, and world friendship.

In order to promote friendship between Japan and Asian countries and to further the personal development of people in these countries, the foundation provides scholarships to students from Asian countries who wish to study in graduate schools in Japan.

Program brochure: 2019INDONESIA(English)REV

<The applicant must submit the application form through the university which is appointed by the Foundation. Each application must contact to those university. He/She can not apply individually.>

 

1. Applicant and Fields of Study

The applicant shall be qualified to purse a course of study and research, with Japanese as the medium of instruction, in a master’s course at a Japanese university.

The applicant shall be free to choose his/her own field of study, excluding medicine, dentistry and veterinary science.

 

  1. Number of Scholarships

Indonesia : 1

The applicant shall be a graduate and recomended by one of the appointed universities in Indonesia by the foundation. The apointed universities as follows.

① University of Indonesia  ② Gadjah Mada University

③ Bogor Agricultural University   ④ Bandung Institute of Technology

 

  1. Duration of Scholarship

The period of the scholarship will be three years, including one year of Japanese language study at a Japanese language school specified by the foundation or one year of auditing a postgraduate course, followed by two years of graduate level study.

The scholarship shall be terminated if the selected applicant failed to gain admission to a graduate school at a Japanese university within one year after his/her arrival in Japan.

Selected applicants who have not yet learned the Japanese language are required to pursue Japanese language study at a language school in his/her home country prior to coming to Japan. The foundation shall bear the language school tuition fees for six months, in addition to entrance fees.

 

4.Details of Scholarship

(1) Scholarship Amount

-Postgraduate student (graduate school) : \120,000/month

-Auditor of graduate course or during Japanese Language study : \100,000/month

(2) School and Examination Fees

(ⅰ)The foundation shall cover all required entrance and tuition fees (average sum of

\700,000/year). Cost of study materials, on the other hand, shall be covered by the

selected applicant.

(ⅱ)The foundation shall bear school examination fees and all other related expenses.

(3) Outfit Allowance

-\100,000 shall be paid as funds for initial expenses to begin living and studying in Japan.

-\20,000 as part of the above amount shall be handed in the selected applicant’s own

country when he/she receives the certificate of the scholarship.  Part of this amount shall

be paid in US dollars in order to cover all correspondence fees with the foundation before

coming to Japan. The remaining amount, on the other hand, will be paid in Japanese yen in

order to cover all traffic expenses to reach the dormitory when the selected applicant arrives

in Japan.

(4) Travelling Expenses

(ⅰ)ANA airline tickets shall be provided to the selected applicant for travelling to and from

Japan, respectively to be used at the time of commencing studies and upon

completion of our scholarship program.

(ⅱ)A round-trip ANA airline ticket shall also be provided to the selected applicant once

during the second year of the scholarship period for home visit purposes to his/her

country.

 

(5) Residence

As a general rule, the students will live in a dormitory provided by ANA or university dormitory. If it is inevitable to use a private apartment, the foundation will bear the cost of housing within the limit of \50,000 in Tokyo area and \40,000 in other districts.

(6) Traffic Expenses for Commuting

The foundation shall bear the public traffic expenses for commuting between the residences

designated by the foundation and the university.(average sum of \200,000/year)

(7) Others

(ⅰ)Counseling

The foundation shall provide information and consultation services on matters related

to living in Japan and on university examinations.

(ⅱ)Traveling in Japan

1st year   :  a trip to Okayama, local area in Japan

(Travel expenses, boarding and lodging expenses to be borne by the foundation)

2nd year    : a trip to Kyoto and Nara

(Travel expenses, boarding and lodging expenses to be borne by the foundation)

a ski trip to Hokkaido

(Travel expenses, boarding and lodging expenses to be borne by the foundation)

The Last year         :  Free travel after the completion of study in Japan

An ANA domestic round-trip domestic airline ticket shall be provided to the

selected applicant for travel to any one place in Japan(with supplementary

travel expenses of a maximum of \100,000).

(ⅲ)Medical Expenses

The foundation require all the students to take out the mandatory National Health

Insurance. The insurance will cover 70% of your medical expenses, meaning

that you will need to pay 30%.

However, the students must pay the premium expenses of the mandatory

National Health Insurance, which is approximately 1000 yen per month.

 

  1. Qualifications for Application

Anyone who supports the objectives of the foundation to build his/her own country and to

promote international friendship, is outstanding in personality and ability, in sound health and is

deemed to be in need of financial assistance for educational expenses, and who meets the following qualifications:

(1)Be a citizen of Indonesia

(2)Be a resident of Indonesia  on April 1, 2018.

(3)Be born after April 2, 1994.

(4)Academic Qualifications:

Must have graduated from a university appointed by our foundation prior to March 31, 2019and be able to obtain a letter of recommendation from his/her supervising professor.

The applicants also required to have completed a total of 16 years of education at

recognized educational facilities.

(5)Major:

The field of study selected by the applicant must be the same as his/her major at the

undergraduate level. (Preferably, the applicant should have selected the university of

his/her choice and the supervising professor under whom he/her wishes to pursue

graduate studies.)

The applicant’s proposed research theme should be suitable for study at the graduate level

in a Japanese university.

(6)Language ability:

Must be able to understand graduate level lectures taught in Japanese

or English. Selected applicants who have not yet learned Japanese are required to attend a Japanese language course at a language school for 6 months (approximately 500 hours)prior to coming to Japan.

Furthermore, the selected applicant shall be required to take the Japanese Language

Proficiency Test held annually by the Japan Foundation.

(7) Others:

The foundation deems it most suitable that the selected applicant come to Japan

alone(without his/her family)to study under our program.

(ⅰ) The student must live alone(without his/her family)for the first year in Japan.

(ⅱ)After one year it is possible for the selected student to live with his/her family if

he/she wished to do so, but the foundation cannot give any assistance for his/her

family.

Note: It is generally very hard for students from abroad to live and study in Japan

with his/her family, as the student will meet many difficulties such as the high cost of living, housing problems and language difficulty.

 

  1. Selection Procedures

The initial selection of scholarship applicants shall be based on submitted documents. These shall include documents verifying the achievements in research conducted by the applicant in the past, the proposed research theme, academic record at undergraduate level and a

recommendation from the applicant’s supervising professor.

Applicants selected on the basis of documentary selection shall, as a rule, be required to attend an interview, present a short thesis and take an academic competence examination. These shall be held in the applicant’s own country. The selection committee shall consist of professors who are currently teaching at Japanese universities. The applicant shall have a choice of Japanese or English for interview purposes.

Applicants shall not be allowed to raise any objections against the result of the selection announced in documents by the foundation.

 

  1. Application Procedures

The applicant must complete the official application form distributed through the contact person at each university. The form must be completed in accordance with the “Instructions for Filling in the Application Form.”

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

 

Required documents:

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

•  Application Form application form(2017 REV)

•  Official academic transcript

•  Graduation certificate(or Certificate of studentship)

•  Health certificate medical examination

A health certificate issued by a doctor clearly stating that the applicant is fit for an

extended period of study abroad. The certificate should be written on the prescribed form

and completed in English

•  Recommendation from supervising professor stating the academic performance, personality and future prospects of the applicant

•  Recommendation from employer at place of employment (Only for applicants currently employed)

    Note: Submitted documents will not be returned.

 

  1. Selection Schedule, Location and Notification of Results

(1)  Applicants will be informed of the results of the initial selection by the end of February2018.

(2) Second Selection will be held on March. 2018 in Jakarta.

Applicants will be informed of more details concerning the time and place of the selection

by the end of February 2018.

(3)Results will be informed at the latest by the end of March 2018.

 

  1. Suspension or Cancellation of Scholarship

The scholarship will be suspended or cancelled if the selected applicant cannot continue his/her studies due to illness or other reasons; if his/her study record becomes unsatisfactory; if the supervising professor regards continued study as inappropriate; or if the selected applicant engages in any conduct regarded as dishonorable to the foundation.

 

  1. Official Text

The original Japanese version shall be referred to and shall be the basis upon which any misunderstanding or discrepancies shall be decided.

 

Please send 2 copies of all documents above to Kantor Urusan International UGM (Bulaksumur, F13) no later than  19 January 2018

[Japan] Fukuoka Women’s University – World of Japanese Contemporary Culture Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

fukuoka

[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Fukuoka Women’s University is offering its short-term study abroad program to ambitious international female students focusing on Japanese culture from September, 2018 to August, 2019.

The WJC program was established in 2010 as a milestone in the Fukuoka Women’s University’s internationalization effort. The program grants participants from each partner university a scholarship. Based on the availability of student positions and the number of applications from partner universities, a total of 25 to 30 students will be selected as participants. Only female students are eligible for WJC.

It is desirable (and important for us to maintain diversity of a student body) that applicants come from various academic fields, such as liberal arts, social sciences and natural sciences as well as Japanese studies majors.

 

>>>  01_General Information_WJC_Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

>>> 06_Course Abstract_WJC_Fall 2018_tentative

>>> 07_Course Abstract_WJC_Spring 2019_tentative

 

WJC PROGRAM SCHEDULE

01_General Information_WJC_Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

 

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

•  Amount of scholarship (limited number of students)
80,000 JPY per month

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS

•  TOEFL iBT  (Over 61),  TOEIC (Over 600) and IELTs (Over 5.0)

•  Total GPA : Over 3.0/4.0
* If academic transcript does not show the student’s GPA, an additional letter is required stating the student’s grade equal a GPA of 3.0/4.0 or more.

•  JLPT N2 or higher equivalent will be required for the student who will choose JLC. *No Japanese requirements for JSC) and JCC) students.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

•  Application Form  02_Application Form_WJC_Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

•  Official academic transcript (proof of GPA 3.0 of 4.0)

•  Two letters of Recommendation from academic advisors

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEIC 600, iBT 61 or IELTS 5.0)

•  Japanese language proficiency (Min. Score of JLPT N2/N3 or CEFR A2/B1) or Proof of your Japanese equivalent by teachers.
*only for JLC applicants

•  Letter of Enrollment from faculty

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter (essay)

•  Independent Study Project (ISP) proposal sheet (Type written)  03_Indipendent Study Project Proposal Sheet_WJC_Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

*sample of ISP  04_Sample_Indipendent Study Project Proposal Sheet_WJC_Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

•  Certificate of Health  05_Certificate of Health_WJC_Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

•  Colored copy of passport

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.

2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.

3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to FWU as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from FWU.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than January 30, 2018.

Flinders University Short Course Program in Yogyakarta 2018

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[FLINDERS UNIVERSITY SHORT COURSE PROGRAM]

The Flinders University Short Course Program in Yogyakarta is organized by Global Engagement Office, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences UGM, held on 5 -9 February 2018 in collaboration with Flinders University Australia. It is designed for Flinders University students to deepen their understanding about Indonesia as one of the prominent countries for Australia. Global Engagement Office has prepared several exciting programs such as lectures on Indonesian politics, economy, social and culture, practicing Javanese traditional sport, Institutional Visit to Provincial Parliament of Yogyakarta, Headquarters of Special Province of Yogyakarta, Polda DIY and Pura Pakualaman. Hopefully, by learning from Indonesian professors, exploring Indonesian culture and heritage, and directly interacting with the local people, the participants can become more enthusiastic and eager to learn further about Indonesia. More importantly, this program could open larger opportunities for Australian and Indonesian students to exchange their knowledge and culture as well as become a stepping stone to increase people-to-people understanding between Indonesia and Australia.

Global Engagement Office of FISIPOL UGM and Flinders University is now inviting students from Universitas Gadjah Mada to enroll in this joint Short Course Program. As stated above, the activities held throughout the program include lectures, institutional visits, study tours, and many more. At the end of the program, each student will receive a certificate as a token of participation.

Interested students can join the program by paying a contribution of IDR 375.000 to cover for the field visits and closing dinner. Program fees are waived.

General requirements:
– Student of Universitas Gadjah Mada (preferably 3rd – 9th Semester)
– Fluent in English (written and oral)

Register yourself at ugm.id/regisflinders before January 29th, 2018

Limited seats available!

NOHA-UGM School on Humanitarian Supply Chain Management and Logistics

NOHA-UGM School
[NOHA-UGM School on Humanitarian Supply Chain Management and Logistics]
 
22 – 24 January, 2018
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Universitas Gadjah Mada
 
Humanitarian supply chain-management (SCM), as defined by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, is about “acquiring and delivering the requested supplies and services at the places and times when they are needed, whilst ensuring best value for money, in the immediate aftermath of any type of disaster or reconstruction situation, including items that are vital for survival, such as food, water, temporary shelter and medicine.”
NOHA-UGM School on Humanitarian Supply Chain Management and Logistics including Regional Perspectives invites interested students, academics, officials, and practitioners with any level of familiarity on the subject to join a three-days course to acquire a deeper knowledge and critical understanding of concepts and theories concerning humanitarian supply chain management and logistics, and its regional perspectives.
For further information and registration, please visit http://humlogschool.ugm.ac.id/.

Guest Lecture: “Understanding Korean Welfare and Social Policy”

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Guest Lecture “Understanding Korean Welfare and Social Policy”

The program is an extended program of E-Lecture Class: Understanding Korean Social Welfare and Policy. The lecture introduces a range of vital social policies in both the Korean and global context and describes the most important programs created by those policies. The course emphasizes understanding the strengths and weaknesses of social policies as well as the intended and unintended effects of these policies and how they are influenced by various contextual factors such as labor market outcomes and family structure.

The professors who will be conducting the lecture are:
Gi Heon Kwon, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Hyung Jun Park, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Min Hyo Cho, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Sung Min Park, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Date: Monday, 15 January 2018
Time: 10.00 – 11.30 WIB
Place: R. Sidang Dekanat FISIPOL UGM (BB 208)

Register yourself at ugm.id/skkulecture

Only limited seats available!

[Japan] Hokkaido University – Exchange Program 2018

 

Hokkaido University Exchange 2

[This program is self-funded]

Hokkaido University is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious universities in Japan. Boasting the largest number of faculties of Japan’s national universities, we cover almost all areas of the humanities and social and natural sciences and are leader in research activities in Japan and the world. Our alumni include a Nobel laureate, business leaders, research pioneers, artists and writers.

We have several Hokkaido University Exchange Programs 2018-2019, you can find the information here: https://www.global.hokudai.ac.jp/prospective-students/exchange-student-admissions/ or download our program brochure:  Student exchange program 2018-2019 (2017.12.8ver.)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Application Package of each program, and:

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Motivation Letter

•  Certificate of Enrollment from faculty

•  Official academic transcript

•  Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of TOEFL – ITP=530, iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.

2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.

3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to  Hokkaido University as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from Hokkaido University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than January 22, 2018.

[Japan] Kyushu University – Exchange Program 2018

Kyushu University

[Scholarship is offered for this program]

Kyushu University was founded in 1911 and has grown to be one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. At present, there are 11 undergraduate schools, 18 graduate schools, 3 research institutes, and a hospital. Approximately 19,000 students and 2,200 faculty members are engaged in study and/or research at the University. Kyushu University is located in Fukuoka, gateway of Kyushu. Geographically and historically, the city is close to other parts of Asia, so we have been aiming to be the “University opened to Asia” from the beginning. Also, a new main campus, in Ito opened in 2005, where some departments have begun its activities.

Program brochure: 【Kyushu University】

JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE COURSE (JLCC)

Undergraduate who majors in Japanese studies at his/her home institution (Post grads can apply, although the program is designed for undergrads)

Course will be taught in Japanese (JLPT N1 or Level 1)

http://www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/jlcc/en/

JAPAN IN TODAY’S WORLD (JTW)

Undergraduate (Post grads can apply, although the program is designed for undergrads)

Course will be taught in English (CBT 213/ PBT 550/ iBT 79 IELTS 6.0)

http://www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/jtw/

SCHOLARSHIP

JASSO (approx. 80000 JPY/month)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

General Requirements

•  Application Form Application Form(Kyushu)(1)

•  Motivation Letter

•  Curriculum Vitae

•  Certificate of Enrollment from faculty

•  Official academic transcript

•  Colored copy of passport

•  Passport-size photo (4 pieces, 3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)

•  Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs)

Additional requirement for JLCC

•  Letter of Recommendation from academic advisor

•  Research plan (in Japanese)

•  Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT N1 or Level 1 or an official document certifying your Japanese language proficiency)

Additional requirement for JTW

•  English language proficiency  (Min. Score of CBT 213/ PBT 550/ iBT 79 IELTS 6.0)

•  Two letters of recommendation (Both must be written by your superviser at your present university, only one may be written by a language instructor because we need to assess your overall academic ability, not just your language skills!)

•  One essay ‘Why JTW is for me’ (800 to 1,000 words)

•  Project proposal for independent study

•  Project Proposal for Advanced Laboratory Research (if you are choosing an ALR, see the webpage for complete instructions)

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-13) for internal review.

2) OIA staffs will evaluate your application.

3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to Kyushu University and you may continue online registration as for host university selection.

4) FINAL decision from Kyushu University.

 

Please send all documents above in 2 COPIES to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-13) no later than January 22, 2018.