The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique 19-month programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan. Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential, the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills, and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals.Daiwa Scholarships are provided by the Foundation to encourage better understanding between both countries.
Candidates for the Daiwa Scholarships must be: – British citizens – aged between 21 and 35 years of age by the time of departure. Candidates should be: – graduates or due to graduate by the time of departure – equipped with a strong degree in any subject or with a strong record of achievement in their field -in possession of clear career objectives and a commitment to furthering UK-Japan links. Graduates in Japanese language studies are not eligible to apply for Daiwa Scholarships but may wish to apply for support through the Foundation’s grant schemes.