Announcement: The Global Leaders Scholarship 22 March 2022
Aoba-Japan International School is proud to announce our Global Leaders Scholarship, funded by the Ohmae Endowment for the 2022-2023 school year.
This scholarship aims to support talented young people to access top ranked universities in Europe, North America, Oceania, and Japan. If selected, students are eligible to receive up to JPY4,000,000 per year towards tuition fees and living expenses.
Aoba graduates are awarded an internationally accredited Aoba High School Diploma. High school students can study the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) or the Global Leadership Diploma Program (GLDP), both of which are designed to serve as pathways to leading universities worldwide.
To qualify for one of the eight scholarships awarded each year, the applicant must demonstrate they meet the eligibility criteria listed below, in addition to the criteria to be accepted as a student to Aoba-Japan International School.
High School level academic English
All nationalities with Japanese residence status. The school is unable to sponsor residency for students.
- Excellent academic record and considerable promise
- Proven entrepreneurial spirit
- Demonstrated innovation
- Creative and critical thinking
Applications Rounds and Timeline
Round 1: Round 1 Application completed through the Aoba online portal
Deadline 22nd April 2022
- Academic transcripts from the last two years.
- Résumé/CV (1 page)
- Statement of Purpose (500 word limit)
- Application Fee 12,500 Yen
Round 2: Round 2 selected applicants notified by 13th May 2022
- Cognitive assessments
- Personality survey
- 1st interview with Aoba leadership (online or in person)
Round 3: Applicants shortlisted by May 27th, 2022
Scholarship Management Organisation:
- Evaluate applicants’ data.
- Interviews from May 30th to June 3rd (online or in person)
- Scholarship winners are announced on June 10th, 2022.
Interested candidates should apply directly via Aoba’s online application portal.
For those who are have questions about this scholarship, please contact:
Detailed admissions policies, procedures, and eligibility criteria can be found on our website.