Japan Tobacco Inc. announced today that it will grant scholarships to nine students from Asia as part of its 2013 Asian Scholarship Program of human resource development.
The program was established in 1998 to promote international exchange and human resource development in Asia by offering financial support to Asian students.
Through this program, Asian graduate school and doctoral course students currently or imminently financing their own studies at 37 universities and colleges selected by JT from around the nation will receive ¥150,000 each month for up to two years. Each year, JT awards scholarships to about 10 applicants, and, in total, 182 students have been awarded scholarships since 1998.
As well as supporting study and research in Japan, JT offers several opportunities for students to experience Japanese culture, establish networking with young JT employees and visit JT facilities.
The JT Group has established various social activities under the JT Group Social Contribution Policy, activities focusing on: social welfare, arts and culture, environmental protection, and disaster relief.
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