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1 Study Abroad with UHCC! Presented by The Honda International Center

2 Various scholarships are available for those who are interested in traveling to other countries and learning new language and customs.

3 Freeman Foundation Scholarship

4 Three Unique Experiences CHINA – Summer & Fall 2009 VIETNAM – Fall 2009 & Spring 2010 JAPAN – Spring & Summer 2010 KOREA – TBA

5 GRANT COVERS: - TUITION, ROOM AND MOST MEALS AT KCC - R/T AIRFARE FROM HONOLULU TO ASIA, TUITION, ROOM, AND BOARD - STIPEND

6 Who is eligible? U.S. Citizen Full-time or Part-time (9 credits or more) student at any of the 7 Community Colleges in Hawaii Cumulative GPA of 3.0 No knowledge of the target language is required (student can not have any more than college level 101 in the target language)

7 The Freeman Scholarship Ten Freeman scholarships are awarded each semester. The scholarships support students in any field of study to participate in a two-semester program. The first semester will consist of 12 credits in an intensive content-based second language program (Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese or Korean) at Kapi‘olani Community College, followed by a semester abroad.

8 The Freeman Scholarship Eligibility and Criteria: –You must: Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application. Be a full-time or part-time (9 or more credits) student in one of the community colleges in the UH system. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. –No knowledge of target language is required. (No more than college level 101 in the target language.)

9 How to Apply 1.Download the application: –http://kcc.hawaii.edu/object/freema n.htmlhttp://kcc.hawaii.edu/object/freema n.html 2. Complete the APPLICATION 3. Send an OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT 4. 2 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION from faculty/administrators 5. 2-3 page double-spaced PERSONAL STATEMENT

10 Application deadlines CHINA PROGRAM: March 20, 2009 VIETNAM PROGRAM: March 20, 2009 JAPAN PROGRAM: Fall 2009 KOREAN PROGRAM: TBA

11 How to apply For further information about the scholarship and application materials, please visit http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/free man.html or contact Ken Kiyohara at the Honda International Center (734-9824 / kiyohara@hawaii.edu). http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/free man.html kiyohara@hawaii.edu

12 For information on Study Abroad programs The Honda International Center, located on the campus of the U. of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College (KCC), provides both U. of Hawaii Community Colleges with services, activities and support in the area of international education. Location: Manono 114 Office No.: (808) 734-9824

13 The purpose of the Honda Scholarship for International Study is to promote international understanding through support for international travel and study. Deadline: March 20, 2009 (Friday) Five Honda scholarships of $3,000-5,000 each are awarded annually. Honda Scholarship for International Study

14 The Honda Scholarship provides support for University of Hawai‘i Community College students with a focused and well- developed proposal who wish to incorporate an international experience into their academic program.

15 The Honda Scholarship Five Honda scholarships of $3,000- 5,000 each are awarded annually. The scholarship supports students in any field of study who participate in University of Hawai‘i exchange programs or semester or academic year study abroad programs sponsored by other institutions.

16 Who can apply? Community College students who are in at least their second semester of study at any of the UHCC campuses (eligible campuses include Hawai‘i, Honolulu, Kapi‘olani, Kaua‘i, Leeward, Maui, and Windward). Students must be degree-seeking and can be selected from any field of study.

17 Minimum GPA of 3.5. Only Hawai‘i residents are eligible. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit to students in good academic standing. Consideration will be given to service to the community and other activities and experience of the applicant. Who can apply?

18 Applicants may be enrolled part-time, but must be making progress towards a degree as evidenced by continuing enrollment and specific courses taken. Awards will be given for one semester, one academic year, or a minimum of six (6) weeks of intensive study or six (6) credits. Students may be awarded a Honda Scholarship only once. Who can apply?

19 For further information about the scholarship and application materials, please visit http://www.kcc.hawaii. edu/object/hondaschol arship.html or contact Ken Kiyohara at the Honda International Center (734- 9824 / kiyohara@hawaii.edu). http://www.kcc.hawaii. edu/object/hondaschol arship.html kiyohara@hawaii.edu How to apply

20 For information on Study Abroad programs The Honda International Center, located on the campus of the U. of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College (KCC), provides both U. of Hawaii Community Colleges with services, activities and support in the area of international education. Location: Manono 114 Office No.: (808) 734-9824

21 The Monbukagakusho Scholarship 3-Year Scholarship in Japan April 2010 to March 2013 Deadline: March 20, 2009 (Friday) Participants must be a high school graduate and be 17 – 21 years of age as of April 1, 2010.

22 The Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Government of Japan) offers scholarships to students who wish to study at a Japanese Senshu-gakko (professional training school).

23 2-3 applicants will be selected from Hawaii. Tuition, room and board will be fully covered. Eligibility and Criteria: – Participants must be a high school graduate. – Participants must be 17 – 21 years of age as of April 1, 2010 (i.e. born between 4/2/1988 and 4/1/1993) Note: There will be Japanese, English and Math Tests.

24 Each applicant will receive one year of intensive Japanese language training followed by two years of professional education and training program in their chosen area at selected Senshu- gakko (Japanese equivalent of community college/technical college).

25 – Civil Engineering – Architecture – Electrical Engineering – Electronics – Telecommuni- cations – Nutrition – Photography – Tourism – Infant Education – Secretarial Studies – Hotel Management – Fashion, Dressmaking – Design – Other fields Selected applicants will study in one of the following areas:

26 How to apply For further information about the scholarship and application materials, please visit http://kcc.hawaii.edu/object/monbukagakusho.html http://kcc.hawaii.edu/object/monbukagakusho.html or contact Ken Kiyohara at the Honda International Center (734-9824 / kiyohara@hawaii.edu). kiyohara@hawaii.edu

27 For information on Study Abroad programs The Honda International Center, located on the campus of the U. of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College (KCC), provides both U. of Hawaii Community Colleges with services, activities and support in the area of international education. Location: Manono 114 Office No.: (808) 734-9824

28 Study in Japan! For the Academic Year 2009 – 2010 Deadline: March 20, 2009 (Friday)

29 Where can you go in Japan for one year? JAPAN AY 2009-2010 Kansai University (Osaka) Aichi University (Nagoya)

30 Study in Japan If you would like to expand your college experience beyond Hawai‘i, then consider studying abroad for a year in Japan. We are seeking applicants for the study abroad programs.

31 Study in Japan Who Should Apply? –Study Abroad program is ideal for students who wish to improve their language speaking and writing skills, and who wish to learn more about Japanese culture and history. –Students selected for this program will have the opportunity to study for one- academic year in Japan.

32 Study in Japan For further information about the Student Exchange programs in Japan, please visit http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/stud yabroad.html or contact Ken Kiyohara at the Honda International Center (734- 9824 / kiyohara@hawaii.edu). http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/stud yabroad.htmlkiyohara@hawaii.edu

33 For information on Study Abroad programs The Honda International Center, located on the campus of the U. of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College (KCC), provides both U. of Hawaii Community Colleges with services, activities and support in the area of international education. Location: Manono 114 Office No.: (808) 734-9824

34 JAPAN 10-week Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Program Deadline: March 20, 2009 (Friday) Open to all UHCC students in Service Learning Programs. Hakuoh University Service Learning Program

35 The program offers: – Experiences in Japanese culture. – Homestay Experience with a Japanese Family. – Field trips to various cultural sites in Tokyo, Yokohama and Nikko.

36 Programs include intercultural activities and field trips to various cultural sites in Tokyo, Yokohama and Nikko.

37 How to apply For further information about the Study Abroad program, please visit http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/study abroad.html or contact Ken Kiyohara at the Honda International Center (734-9824 / kiyohara@hawaii.edu). http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/study abroad.htmlkiyohara@hawaii.edu

38 For information on Study Abroad programs The Honda International Center, located on the campus of the U. of Hawaii - Kapiolani Community College (KCC), provides both U. of Hawaii Community Colleges with services, activities and support in the area of international education. Location: Manono 114 Office No.: (808) 734-9824


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