In recent news, Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation, Tokyo, has announced the Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for students who reside outside Japan, but want to be a part of their Training, Masters and Ph.D. program. The institutes will enroll for the year 2020.
Approximately 600 students will be chosen from the applicants. The last date to apply is October 15, however, as a pre-requisite, applicants must know Japanese, its basic understanding up to JLPT N4 level.
Students must read the application documents and then only should put up their name for the scholarship. Applicants will need to submit a composition “Objective of studies in Japan” and a letter of recommendation.
Applying and getting selected for the scholarship is great, especially as you can save a lot from your tuition and course fees. However, with the perks involved, there are some challenges one faces when they go to study abroad. Studying abroad will give you the thrills initially, but slowly you’ll start to feel the chills too.
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The language will be the biggest barrier that you can face if you don’t know Japanese. There are many cases of scholarship students when they are the only English speaker in the class, but to fit in the surroundings and to approach others, learning the native language is a must.
Another thing is the international students take some time to adjust to the food and the culture but gradually, get used to the flavors and the taste.
Finding accommodation is another big task for scholarship students. Hotel accommodation can work for a week, but in the long run, you will need to find apartments or homestays, according to your budget.
Students all over the world apply for scholarships and get admitted to international universities, learning new things, new cultures every day. Hundreds of institutions post their scholarship schemes every year, enabling students all over the world, to be a part of them.