Fully-Funded Ashinaga Africa Initiative Scholarship Program - 2018

Ashinaga, Japan-based non-profit organization invites
applications from interested applicants who are willing to
undergo an undergraduate degree program in Higher
institutions outside of Africa, in countries such as Japan,
US, UK etc
The Ashinaga (100-Year Vision) Scholarship provides a full
scholarship that covers the cost of tuition, accommodation
(during the terms and vacation), insurance, flight, and
provides monthly stipend which covers food and necessary
academic costs.
Eligibility
- Applicants must be Africans
- Applicants must be 23 or younger, having been born after
October 1, 1995
- Applicants must Have graduated high school within the
past two years
- Applicants must Be committed to returning to Sub-
Saharan Africa once they have finished their studies abroad
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- Applicants must be an orphan, having lost one or both
parents
How To Apply
Click here to begin application process
The following are required during application:
- Completed application form
- Working email address and telephone number
- Document proving the death of one or both parents, such
as a death certificate
- Proof of age, such as a birth certificate, national ID or
passport
- Secondary school/high school graduation certificate
- Results from final national exams
- Academic report cards from the last two years of high
school/secondary school
- Recommendation letter from a principal or teacher
- Passport-style photo of yourself
- Both essays described below
Essays
Please type/write using a separate sheet of paper. If you
choose to handwrite your essays, please write in print and
with black ink. Essays written with pencils will not be
accepted.
- Essay 1: Please describe how you grew up and
experienced losing your parent(s). What challenges have
you faced after the loss of your parent(s) and what have
you done in order to overcome them? Please write in detail,
especially the actions you took to continue and further your
education. (Maximum 500 words)
- Essay 2: Please describe the goals you wish to achieve
after graduating from university abroad. Outline how the
skills and knowledge you gain from a university degree
would help you reach your goals when you return to Sub-
Saharan Africa. (Maximum 500 words)
Application Deadline
the application deadline for this scholarship program is on
25th February 2018

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