Keiko Hongo Japanese Scholarship

Opens
13th Feb 2017
Closes
3rd Apr 2017
Study level
Undergraduate, Honours, Graduate coursework, Graduate research
Enrolment status
Current student
University Trust Record

Non-trust

Study Area

Japanese language and studies

About

The Keiko Hongo Japanese Scholarship is offered to assist students of Japanese at 2nd and 3rd year or Honours level or students who are intending to continue studies at Masters or PhD level.

Scholarships can be used to supplement the cost of participating in a structured program in Japan or Research Fieldwork and other associated activities and can fund applicable expenses to do such work.

Benefits

$2,000 per scholarship

Eligibility

Open to 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students of Japanese who plan to go to Japan on a structured Japanese language or studies program or Honours level students or students who have proof of enrolment to continue studies at Masters or PhD level. Scholarships can be used to supplement the cost of participating in a structured program in Japan or Research Fieldwork and other associated activities and can fund the applicable expenses to do such work.

The Scholarship/s is to be awarded based on the decision of a selection committee chaired by the Convenor of the Japanese Program. This will take into account factors such as academic performance (as indicated by an average of above H2B or equivalent for their Japanese subjects), research plan, and motivations for study.

Conditions

Recipients are required to:

  • Accept award online within 21 days
  • Write two letters of appreciation to the donor/committee (upon acceptance and after completion)
  • Submit a final report

Outcome

Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

Application process

Please complete the online application form and upload the following documents to support your application.

  1. Academic transcripts of any study undertaken at any other tertiary institution(s). (You do not need to include results for subjects studied at Melbourne.)

Ensure you have completed all relevant sections of your application

Apply

Enquiries

Email borgr@unimelb.edu.au

DISCLAIMER

The amount available for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.

The judges' decision will be final and the University reserves the right not to award the prize in the event it is considered that no work of sufficient merit has been submitted. Winning applicants please note the University of Melbourne reserves the right to publish the name of the winning applicant on its websites and other University of Melbourne publications.

Taxation on scholarships

Scholarships awarded to part-time students are assessed as taxable income by the Australian Taxation Office (under section 51-10 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997).

To ensure the correct rate of income tax is withheld, part-time students will be asked to provide a Tax File Number (TFN) Declaration Form prior to payment.

For further information on whether a scholarship is taxable, please visit the Australian Taxation Office website.