Government mulls special scholarship program for Okinawan students

May 31, 2017

Government mulls special scholarship program for Okinawan students

The government is considering creating a scholarship program for Okinawa Prefecture, Yosuke Tsuruho, minister for Okinawa and Northern Territories affairs, said Wednesday. The government aims to increase the continuing education rate of Okinawan students as the proportion of children living in poverty in the prefecture ...

Feb 25, 2016

At $700 million, Stanford boasts world's biggest scholarship program

Nike co-founder Phil Knight is donating $400 million to Stanford University to help create the largest fully endowed scholarship in the world with the goal of preparing a new generation of global leaders, university officials said Wednesday. With Knight's gift and donations from alumni and ...

Apr 20, 2014

Aichi revamps scholarships for Asian students

The Aichi Prefectural Government is offering scholarships to students from 22 Asian countries to study at graduate schools there on condition that they agree to work for local companies after graduation. The scholarships cover tuition and ¥150,000 in living expenses for a six-month period before ...

Jul 12, 2013

JT plans scholarships for low-income students

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Japan Tobacco Inc. said Friday it will establish a university scholarship for students from low-income families, providing up to ¥8.8 million until graduation in the most generous program of its kind. The program is scheduled to start next April, JT said. "Students from low-income households tend ...