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 - 07/01/10! 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