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The Japan National Committee for United World Colleges, a nongovernmental corporate body, is offering high school students scholarships to study at its institutions around the world to encourage young people to acquire an international way of thinking. Students will be allowed to study for two years in the groups’ colleges in Britain, Canada, Singapore, the United States, Hong Kong, Norway or India. Applicants must have permanent residence rights in Japan.
Application forms should be sent to UWC by March 31, and written exams and interviews will be held in April. UWC will hold information meetings in Osaka on Feb. 19 and Tokyo on Feb. 26. To attend, send a postcard to the organization by Feb. 17 with your name, address, phone number, school name, number attending, and which meeting.
For more details, call the organization at (03) 3279-1411. The office is located at 1-9-4 Otemachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo 100-8188.University study in Ireland offered>
The Irish government is offering a scholarship to a Japanese student who wants to further their university education in Ireland.
The selection process is open to university graduates or advanced undergraduates who have completed three years of academic study.
English fluency is a must and applicants must be age 35 or younger.
Applications should be submitted by March 16, and interviews will take place on March 24. For application forms, send 140 yen in stamps on an A4-size envelope with the applicant’s name and address to the Embassy of Ireland at 2-10-7, Kojimachi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo 102-0083.
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