Saturday, May 08, 2010

Research scholarships for Australian students for study in Japan

It is that time of the year again to to start getting ready to apply for scholarships to study abroad in Japan below are details of research scholarships for Australians. Good Luck everyone!

"Monbukagakusho scholarships"

1. Tenable for 2 years starting in April 2011 or 18 months starting in October 2011.
2. Applicants must be Australian nationals and be graduates under 35 years of age on 1 April 2011 (born on or after 2 April 1976).
3. There will be compulsory examinations for English and optional Japanese Language on 22 June 2010 and short listed candidates must attend interview in late July to early August. The examinations and interviews will be held in various places in Australia, but not overseas. Applicants who wish to pursue Japanese studies, such as language, linguistics, literature, history, law, or any other related subject, are expected to have an appropriate proficiency with the Japanese language. Examinations and interviews will be conducted at the Embassy of Japan, Canberra and Consulates-General of Japan, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane. Other examination sites may also be decided upon after reviewing applications. Travel expenses for the exam will be borne by applicants.
4. Benefits: return airfare and allowance of ¥152,000 – ¥154,000 (approx. A$1700) per month. (Subject to change)
5. Closing date for applications: TUESDAY, 15 JUNE 2010.

Source:Japanese government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO) Research Scholarship for Australian students
May 7, 2010

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