Syrian Scholars Initiative

In partnership with Japan International Christian University Foundation (JICUF), Jusoor is excited to announce this new scholarship for 2018-2019 for students to attend International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan. Full undergraduate scholarships will be awarded to two Syrian youth currently residing in Turkey. Students can choose any of ICU’s 31 majors.

Who Is Eligible

Candidates must meet the following conditions:

  • Be a Syrian national currently living in Turkey
  • Be single with no dependents
  • Possess a certificate of graduation from high school
  • Have scored a minimum of 79 on the TOFEL iBT or 6.5 on the IELTS
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in studying in Japan and the Japanese language

How to Apply

Apply to the Syrian Scholars Initiative via the JICUF web site. Further information about the application timeline, required documents, and the application process can be found at this link.

Applications are being accepted from June 20 – September 12, 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be notified on September 30 and interviewed in late October, and finalists will be notified in early November. If you are a finalist, please note you must then apply to International Christian University (ICU) in January 2018 and will receive a decision regarding your acceptance in March 2018.

Value of the Scholarship

The scholarship includes full tuition, health insurance, housing, and living expenses for the duration of the student’s undergraduate program. Japanese language training prior to departure and travel from Turkey to Japan are also included.

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