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Asia Kakehashi program in Japan 2021

A study abroad scholarship program for Asian high-schoolers interested in building their global competence. For this program, AFS is accepting applications from students in the following countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam.


Applicants interested in the Asia Kakehashi program must meet the following criteria:

  • Between 15 and 18 years of age
  • Highly motivated, high-achieving students
  • Learn some Japanese before the program
  • Able and willing to travel abroad unaccompanied

Benefits of the Scholarships:

  • Domestic and international round-trip airfare,
  • Dormitory fees,
  • Normal school expenses,
  • Health insurance in Japan and
  • All program costs.

Program dates are below, but application dates depend on the country you are coming from. Please follow the link below to find the details for your country.  Motivated and open-minded young people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

Program Dates:

2021: April 2021 to February 2022
2022: April 2022 to February 2023

*Precise dates are subject to change

More details and application forms available on Official website here.

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