The Fujitsu Scholarship supports your development as a global leader by funding your participation in the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge programme. Hone your leadership vision with this specialised programme, delivered by Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation, with multi-campus network of Japan, Hawaii, Thailand, and Singapore. The diverse student body and rigorous curriculum will stretch you to be your best, and prepare you to lead your organisation to success in the 21st Century.
Of the many who apply each year, the successful applicants have, in addition to English language skills, good academic records and work experience, the intention to contribute to the advancement of their societies. After completion of the programme, the scholarship recipients are expected to broaden their minds further and serve and contribute to the betterment of their communities to shape a prosperous tomorrow.
To apply for the Fujitsu Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
- You must be a resident of the State of Hawaii, U.S.A., or a citizen of one of the following countries: Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam.
- A bachelor's degree or a degree equivalent to a four-year standard baccalaureate degree in any discipline from a regionally or nationally accredited institution
- A minimum of three years of relevant full-time work experience (five years preferred) after receiving the aforementioned degree at the time of application
- A minimum TOEFL score of 577/233/90 (paper/computer/Internet), TOEIC score of 750, or IELTS (Academic) overall band test result of 6.5 or higher from a test taken within the last five years at the time of application
The following applicants are exempt from submitting an English proficiency test score:
- Applicants whose native language is English and who are from one of the following countries: the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, or Singapore.
- Applicants who have received a bachelor's or advanced degree within the last five years from the time of application from an accredited or recognised college or university located in one of the following six countries: the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, or Singapore. To be qualified for this exemption, you must submit the transcript or graduate certificate for this degree. There are no exceptions.
The scholarship will cover:
- Tuition and Fees for the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge
- Stipend Toward Living Expenses
- Airfare: Fujitsu Ltd. will provide a round-trip air ticket to Japan where the programme starts and ends, as well as ticket to participate in the Hawaii, Thailand, and Singapore modules of the programme. The selection of the air carrier and travel agent, including itinerary, is at the discretion of Fujitsu Ltd.
- Housing Arrangements: JAIMS will assist in locating appropriate housing in Honolulu for participants. Fujitsu Ltd. will provide and pay for participant accommodations in Japan, Thailand, and Singapore.
- Visa Arrangements: When applicable, participant will be assisted in obtaining the M-1 Student visa to enter the U.S. and Japan entry visa for a short stay. The expense of obtaining the visas is the financial responsibility of the participant.
The Fujitsu Scholarship is offered on the condition that the recipient agrees to the following: Upon completion of Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge programme, you must submit two formal reports based on your learning during the programme.
8 March 2019 for the 40th Fujitsu Scholarship Programme for the 2019 Fall Course intake.
For questions about the Fujitsu Scholarship Programme, please get in touch with the local contact in your area. The detailed contact information can be found on this page.