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Scholarship for the Visually Impaired to Study Abroad


Scholarship for visually impaired Japanese nationals or permanent residents of Japan who have been accepted into an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited English-speaking university or research institution. Former recipients of CWAJ awards and members of CWAJ are ineligible. Award value is JPY3 million. Applications must be postmarked between (inclusive) November 7 and November 14.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: International
  • CheckmarkRestricted to applicants that have visual disabilities
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Japanese
  • CheckmarkRestricted to: Japanese

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Scholarship Committee
Address 2-24-13-1202 Kami-Osaki
Tokyo, 141-0021