For US citizens wishing to study in Japan through the Bridging scholarship program, check for the application portal below. Follow the Bridging scholarship application guide below to apply for the scholarship.
About Bridging Scholarship
The Bridging Scholarship program offers American undergraduate students the opportunity to study in Japan for one academic year. Through AATJ, the United States-Japan Bridging Foundation provides scholarships to students who wish to spend a semester or academic year studying abroad in Japan.
What are the Benefits of Bridging Scholarship?
The bridging scholarship program will provide American undergraduates the opportunity to study in Japan. Also, the program awards a $2,500 stipend to those who qualify for the semester scholarship. While it awards $4,500 to academic-year application qualifiers.
Who is Eligible for the Bridging Scholarship?
Only American students can qualify for this scholarship program. Hence, only undergraduate students in America are eligible for this program.
What are the Requirements for Bridging Scholarship?
Before you apply for any scholarship program, you need to check to see if you meet the eligibility criteria.
To qualify for the Bridging scholarship, the applicant must:
- be a US citizen
- must use the scholarship for travel or daily cost-of-living expenses
- enroll at the undergraduate level
- accept to study for a semester or one academic year
- majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for Bridging Scholarships
How to Apply Online
Follow this guide to apply for the Bridging scholarship program.
The American Association of Teachers of Japanese handles all applications. To apply, you have to visit the website.
Where Can I get the Bridging Scholarship Application Form?
The application form for the Bridging scholarship program is available on the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) website.
Go to the scholarship application section to get the form.
When is the Scholarship’s Closing Date?
The Bridging scholarship application opens twice a year: fall and spring.
The scholarship application for spring starts in August.