July 2023: Form A - Registration for Application ID Number on website. Links to the Application Forms will be available after registering for an Application ID Number.
Monday, October 2, 2023, 9:00 JST: Payment of ¥2,000 application fee by bank transfer may be made from this date (and NOT before).
Thursday, November 9, 2023, 23:59 JST: Deadline: Application Forms 1 and 2 with required documents and references (Form 3) must be submitted online by the deadline.
February 2024: Interviews: usually held on a weekend
March 2024: Notification of recipients
You will be required to submit: an application essay, your education transcripts, a TEOFL or IELTS score, two letters of recommendations, a copy of your residence card if applicable, and a ¥2,000 application processing fee. All materials are to be submitted in English. All personal material will be deleted at the end of the scholarship process. A complete set of instructions and example application forms are available at this link: https://cwaj.org/scholarship/scholarship-for-the-visually-impaired-to-study-abroad-svi-sa/
Finalists will be interviewed online or in person in Tokyo. Candidates should plan to be available during the month when interviews are being held (likely February) and will be notified at least two weeks in advance if they have been selected for an interview. Applicants will be notified of the results by email.
CWAJ reserves the right to make its own selections and does not discuss any of its decisions. Please note that CWAJ communicates by email only. Telephone inquiries will NOT be accepted.