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Japan Scholarships

Full and Partial Scholarships for Year Programs to Japan.

We are currently accepting scholarship applications for the year program to Japan departing in the spring of 2015. The application deadline for both Japan scholarships is September 10, 2014.


Yoshi Hattori Memorial Scholarship

This full, merit-based scholarship is designed to promote intercultural understanding and peace, and was created in memory of Yoshi Hattori, an AFS Exchange Student to the U.S. from Japan who was tragically killed in 1992. One scholarship will be offered. 


Sakura Scholarship

The Sakura (cherry blossom) Scholarship is a 50%, merit- and need-based scholarship. This scholarship will cover half of the AFS-USA program fee for the high school year program to Japan. Two scholarships will be offered.

Additional Scholarships Available

Japan Scholarships
Full and 50% scholarships for year programs
Cultural Explorer
Partial scholarships for year academic programs to out of the ordinary study abroad destinations
AFS Family Awards
Tuition discounts for students with certain previous connections to AFS Host Families, Volunteers, Returnees or ambulance drivers of the American Field Service.
CBYX
Full scholarships for year programs to Germany
NSLI for Youth
Full scholarships for summer and year programs to countries where critical languages are spoken
YES Abroad
Full scholarships for year programs to countries with significant Muslim populations