hashi.org 2009 Scholarships are here! Each year, hashi.org awards three $1000 scholarships - one to a Japanese, one to a Korean, and one to an American. The application period for Americans starts today - 07/01/09! The schedule is as follows:July 1st - August 15th - Application period for American scholarship.
September 1st - American scholarship winner announced.
Travel scholarships are offered on a competitive basis. They are awarded on the basis of need and overall intent for usage as expressed in the application essay. The scholarships could be used for a variety of overseas programs, including but not limited to: home stays, student exchange, volunteering, work, etc.
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
Be 16 years of age or older.
Be interested in participating in the type of international programs that hashi.org promotes between South Korea, Japan, and America.
Be able to cope with the challenges of adjusting to different cultures.
Be able to fund the remainder of travel costs not covered by thescholarship.
Complete the application form.
Be able to use the scholarship within one year of receiving it.
Agree to allow hashi.org to use your photograph and selected portions of your bio to encourage others to participate in our scholarship program.
For information and application: http://www.hashi.org/scholarshiphp.html