This scholarship is currently closed to applications.

The Yoshi Hattori scholarship is a full, merit and need-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.

Scholarship Reward: Merit and need-based
Scholarship Value: Full scholarship
Available Scholarships: One (1) award
Applicable Programs:  Spring 2021 Japan High School Year only
Application Deadline:  August 27, 2020 (deadline has passed)

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • No previous language experience is required.
  • All Yoshi Hattori Memorial scholarship and program application requirements are due for scholarship consideration.
    • Includes a series of scholarship essays questions
    • Semi-finalists will be required to participate in an online interview and submit financial documentation to demonstrate financial need for the scholarship
    • Qualify for financial assistance
      *Families who qualify typically have household incomes of $85,000 or less, though some extenuating circumstances can be considered. Applicants/Families are required to submit financial documentation for scholarship consideration.

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