Scholarship Description: The new foreign student scholarship is available at Hokkaido College of Oriental Medicine in Japan. Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of enrollment.
The scholarship is designed to help to provide opportunities for talented, motivated overseas students to study Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion therapy in order to lead the promotion of the therapy overseas and thus contribute to the improvement of healthcare throughout the world.
Degree Level: This is a training programme.
Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded to study Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion therapy in order to lead the promotion of the therapy overseas and thus contribute to the improvement of healthcare throughout the world.
Scholarship Benefits: Amount of Scholarship:
- Complete waiver of tuition fees over a 3-year period
- Living allowances while in Japan, according to the economic situation in the student’s home country
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- You have received 12 years of school education in a foreign country. If you graduate from secondary education period in 10 years or 11 years, you must be a student who has completed the institution designated as “preparatory curriculum”.
- * It is necessary to satisfy one of the following conditions.
- Being a person who passed N1 or N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test conducted by the Japan International Education Society and the Japan Foundation.
- Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Education [Japanese (reading comprehension, comprehension of listening comprehension and listening comprehension)] must be over 200 points.
- (Japanese) The institution of Japanese Language Institution that has been certified by the Japanese Language Education Promotion Association and announced by the Minister of Justice and has received Japanese language education for more than 6 months.
- Be a primary school, junior high school, junior high school, junior college or university in Japan who has received a minimum of one year of education.
Eligible Nationalities: Foreign students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Application Procedure: Application Requirements:
- Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of enrollment.
- Applicants are required to have completed 12 years of education in their home country, or a “preparatory education curriculum” at a designated institution in the case of graduating from primary and secondary education after 10 or 11 years to the period of the education system in their home country.
- Applicants must satisfy at least one of the following conditions:
- Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT): N1 or N2
- Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): a total score of at least 200 in Japanese (reading-, listening-, and reading & listening comprehension)
- At least 6 Japanese language education at a Japanese language institution accredited by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education and certified by the Minister of Justice
- At least 1 element of education at a Japanese elementary school, junior high school, high school, junior college or university
Deadline: The scholarship is open for the year 2018.