CWAJ College Women's Association of Japan

Scholarship

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The enduring mission of the College Women’s Association of Japan is support of higher education and cultivation of leaders who will contribute to a better world. Started in 1949 with Travel Grants, our various Scholarship Programs have supported almost 800 exceptional women and men pursuing higher education in a myriad of subjects. Formal scholarships for study overseas and in Japan were start in 1972 and 1981, respectively. Groundbreaking in Japan when established in 1978, our Scholarship for the Visually Impaired continues to fill an urgent need. Our newest scholarship is for nursing students at Fukushima Medical University School of Nursing.

Graduate Scholarship for Japanese Women to Study Abroad (SA)

2 Scholarship, ¥3.0 Million each
The SA Program supports graduate study at English-speaking universities and research institutions abroad for women who are citizens or special permanent residents of Japan. CWAJ proudly encourages qualified applicants of any age or circumstances to apply and does not impose restriction on field of study.

Graduate Scholarship for Non-Japanese Women to Study in Japan (NJG)

1 Scholarship, ¥2.0 million
The NJG Program supports graduate study in Japan for non-Japanese women who are enrolled in graduate degree programs at Japanese universities.

Scholarship for the Visually Impaired to Study Abroad (SVI-SA)

1 Scholarship, ¥3.0 Million
Open to both men and women.

The SVI-SA Program supports visually impaired Japanese or special permanent resident men or women for graduate study or studies in an academic program at an accredited university or research institution abroad.

Scholarship for the Visually Impaired to Study in Japan (SVI-SJ)

2 Scholarship, ¥1.5 Million
Open to both men and women.

The SVI-SJ Program supports visually impaired Japanese or special permanent resident students for graduate or undergraduate study in Japan.

CWAJ Fukushima Relief Scholarship

¥1.5 Million
CWAJ Fukushima Relief Scholarship was established in 2012 as one of the projects of Fukushima Relief Programs. It is offered in the amount of 500,000 yen per year to students studying at the Fukushima Medical University School of Nursing who were affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake. From its launch through April 2014, CWAJ has provided a total of 4.5million yen to 6 students.

 

Applications are closed for the current scholarship year. Applications for 2018 will be available in June 2017.

 

Application Forms

For more information about the scholarship program, please send your inquiry in English or Japanese to scholarship@cwaj.org