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AFS Student Exchange Scholarships to Japan

AFS Student Exchange Scholarships to Japan

AFS New Zealand has one full scholarship (value around $13,599) available for students who live and attend school in Christchurch, for a student exchange to Japan in 2015.

This is a fully funded scholarship (pocket money not included) and recipients will spend a year in Japan in 2015.

Application Process
This scholarship has been provided by AFS Japan through the Marching J Incorporated Foundation for students who are living in Christchurch (or were at the time of the February 2011 earthquake), a city that has been rocked and damaged by earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.

Interested Students need to be aged 15 to 17 and 11 months (in March 2015) and need to fill in the AFS application form. Please email Hedi Mueller hedi.mueller@afs.org for a copy of the application form, which she will forward to you. (Please note; this is not the pre-application available on the AFS website.)

Applications will be received up to and including Monday September 1st.

Questions should be directed to either Susan Fogarty or Hedi Mueller 0800 600 300

AFS Student Exchange Full Scholarship Opportunity - Experience Fukushima!

Approx Scholarship Value - $13,000

It’s three years since an earthquake hit the North-Eastern regions of Japan, causing damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima and forcing a number of people who had resided near the power plant in Fukushima to evacuate.

AFS Japan has established a scholarship in 2013 called “AFS Koransho! Fukushima” (meaning, in the local dialect in Fukushima, “Please come to Fukushima!” or “Welcome to Fukushima!”).

AFS Japan are looking to resume intercultural learning activities in the local areas of Fukushima Prefecture. Two students from Costa Rica and Serbia stayed in Aizu Wakamatsu for three weeks in 2013 and currently a student from Ghana is staying in the same city for a year.

This scholarship opportunity is open to any students (aged 15 to 17 years and 11 months in 2015) wishing to travel to Japan.

This is an opportunity to get to know the people in Fukushima who are engaged in the reconstruction efforts and also to experience the local life in the area.

Participants will live in the city of Aizu Wakamatsu or local area. Radioactivity levels are below 0.23 micro-sieverts per hour, lower than the radioactivity observed in cities like NY, Rome and London on a normal day.

If you’re interested in applying for this scholarship, please contact Hedi hedi.mueller@afs.org or call 0800 600 300 for more information.

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