Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) has announced the awarding of scholarships to 12 students from Asian countries as part of its 2012 Asian Scholarship Program, which aims to develop human resources in the region, the company said on May 7.
The JT Asian Scholarship Program was established in 1998 to offer financial support to Asian students and has been conducted for the past 15 years.
Through this program, Asian graduate school and doctoral students currently studying or entering the 37 universities and colleges selected by JT from around the nation, will receive 150,000 yen ($1,880) monthly for up to two years.
Each year JT awards scholarships to about 10 applicants, and a total of about 20 students have been awarded scholarships in this consecutive round of the program. For 2012, five Chinese, five South Korean and two Vietnamese students will receive the scholarships.
As well as supporting study and research in Japan, JT also offers several opportunities to experience Japanese culture, establish networking with young JT employees and visit JT facilities.
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