Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over a 19 month period spent in Japan.
Successful applicants will be based in Tokyo from September 2012 until the end of March 2014. They will receive intensive language training; have opportunities to network with decision-makers in their field; and undertake work placements at organisations relevant to their career goals.
Candidates must be:
- British citizens
- Aged between 21 and 35 years of age as of 1st September 2012
Candidates should be:
- Graduates or due to graduate by 1st September 2012
- Equipped with a strong degree in any subject (except Japanese language) or with a strong record of achievement in their field
- In possession of clear career objectives combined with a serious interest in Japan
No previous experience of Japan or Japanese is necessary
Closing date: Thursday 1st December 2011
For more information visit: www.dajf.org.uk