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Bridging Scholarship

Scholarship information

General Eligibility:

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in Global Education programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while participating in a Global Education program in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Applicants must:

  • Be an undergraduate student majoring in any field of study 
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be participating in a Global Education program in Japan for at least 3 months and must earn credit that will transfer to their home campus in the U.S.
  • Japanese language study is not a prerequesite 

Learn more and apply: http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships


Award Amount:
$2,500 (semester) or $4,000 (academic year)

Program Length:
  • 1 month - 6 months
  • 6 months - 1 year
Student Type:
  • Undergraduate
Citizenship Status:
  • US citizens
Minimum GPA:
Program Type:
  • Partnership
  • Exchange
Terms Offered:
  • Academic year
  • Fall semester
  • Spring semester