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Q: Is it possible to do an undergraduate, or is it just for graduate education?

Nippon Foundation Nikkei Scholarship grants the opportunity for young Japanese descendants abroad to fulfill their projects and dreams. Any educational institution is acceptable. Applicants, however, must select a school and negotiate with it on enrollment formalities. For more information: http://www.jadesas.or.jp/en/kenshu/scholarship.html  

XVI COPANI Design Contest

Participate in the “Pan-American Nikkei Identity” Design Contest and win your Inscription fee and stay at the XVI Pan-American Nikkei Convention to be held on September 1-3, 2011 in the beautiful beaches of Cancun, Mexico. You have until July 16, 2011 to send your art. Terms and conditions > English version soon. http://www.centronikkei.org.ar/dale/concurso/copani_concurso_de_afiches_proyecto_y_bases.pdf For more...

Japan 3.0

Today, the Uchimuras visited us at Kaigai Nikkeijin Kyokai. Yuki was appointed as a guest lecturer about “Dietary Differences between Japan and Latin America” for JICA volunteers.   While Yuki was presenting it, I spent time with Akira and Kotaro. We had a nice time to catch up with new projects.   When we were...

Q & A – Nippon Foundation Nikkei Scholarship

Q: I cannot speak Japanese, but can I apply for the scholarship?   A: Yes. If you like, you can learn Japanese at a Japanese language school after you have come to Japan. Even in that case, you will need to have language ability equivalent to around the level of the third grade of the...

The Nippon Foundation Nikkei Scholarship “Dream Come True Project”

    The Nippon Foundation Nikkei Scholarship “Dream Come True Project”   Purpose To provide an opportunity to study in Japan for young Japanese descents, who have definite plans and inspiring dreams to promote understanding between their homeland and Japan, as well as, contribute to the development of their homeland and local communities.   Recruiting...

NFSA Support Coordinator: A challenging year

Here is the presentation I gave about my future role as NFSA Support Coordinator during the Winter Gathering in Nagasaki (with more information).

One Year has passed since I left Japan and NFSA

It is incredible how time flies like an arrow … a year has passed! I still can feel Japan in my veins. I miss the train stations, delicious food, amazing friends, sakuras, hanamis and all the history that only Japan can provide. It is a mix of emotions. I know that I couldn’t stay in...

6 Months in Pittsburgh

Beloved NFSA friends,It has passed 6 months since I left Japan and started my new life here in Pittsburgh, USA. Life has been great here !! I had the experience to live in a place that during the winter the temperature is about -20C … probably people who lived in Hokkaido (Yuki, Naomi, Ryoko) know...

Working in Brazil after the Nippon Foundation Scholarship

After coming back to Brazil (April, 2008), I joined the Taiko organizing committee of the Commemoration of 100 years of the Japanese Immigration. I helped during the trainings and presentation of the music Kizuna, composed by the grandmaster Oguchi Daihachi (my mentor during the scholarship), in Sao Paulo and Parana. In Sao Paulo, the music...

Scholarship report by Patricia Hamaguchi

Patricia Hamaguchi Nikkei Brazilian Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology Graduate Research Theme: Physical and Chemical Properties of Edible Protein Films Containingε-Polylysine Made From Blue Marlin (Makaira mazara) (ε-ポリリジンを添加した可食性タンパク質フィルムの物理化学的性質) 【Objective】The increase in food-born microbial outbreaks has intensified the researches on antimicrobial packaging technology. The antimicrobial packaging is prepared by adding antimicrobials to food packaging....

Welcome to the Nikkei Scholarship Alumni Webpage!

Yes, we are finally open to the internet world. 🙂 This is a webpage of all the Nippon Foundation Nikkei Scholarship Graduates where you can find out about their activities all around the world. It is our intention to grow as a group and to serve as a “bridge” between Japan and our own countries....