Apply for 2018 Ashinaga Fully-funded Scholarships for Orphans from Sub-Saharan Africa




About Ashinaga
Ashinaga is a non-profit organization headquartered in Tokyo, Japan that provides educational funding and psychological support to children who have lost one or both guardians, as well as to those whose guardians suffer from serious disabilities. Since its founding in 1993 the organization has raised an estimated $1 billion and has helped over 95,000 students complete high school and/or attend university. Ashinaga also provides residential facilities and psychological support day programs and camps for both younger children and Ashinaga student loan recipients.

Scholarship Details
Ashinaga is offering scholarships to students from select African countries to study for a degree at the world’s leading universities in countries such as Japan, US, UK etc 

Application Deadline: 25th February 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Field of Study: courses offered at candidate’s choice higher institution

To be taken at (country): Higher institutions outside of Africa, in countries such as Japan, US, UK etc

Eligible Countries: Angola, Botswana, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Type: Undergraduate

Number Of Scholarships: 20
Value Of Scholarship: The Ashinaga (100-Year Vision) Scholarship provides a full scholarship that covers the cost of tuition, accommodation (during the terms and vacation), insurance, flight, and provides monthly stipend which covers food and necessary academic costs.

Duration Of Scholarship: for the period of undergraduate studies

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, Applicants must:

Be an orphan, having lost one or both parents
Be 23 or younger, having been born after October 1, 1995
Have graduated high school within the past two years
Be committed to returning to Sub-Saharan Africa once they have finished their studies abroad

How To Apply: Click here to apply

The following are required during application;

Completed application form
Working email address and telephone number
Document proving the death of one or both parents, such as a death certificate
Proof of age, such as a birth certificate, national ID or passport
Secondary school/high school graduation certificate
Results from final national exams
Academic report cards from the last two years of high school/secondary school
Recommendation letter from a principal or teacher
Passport-style photo of yourself
Both essays described below
Essays

Please type/write using a separate sheet of paper. If you choose to handwrite your essays, please write in print and with black ink. Essays written with pencils will not be accepted.

Essay 1: Please describe how you grew up and experienced losing your parent(s). What challenges have you faced after the loss of your parent(s) and what have you done in order to overcome them? Please write in detail, especially the actions you took to continue and further your education. (Maximum 500 words)
Essay 2: Please describe the goals you wish to achieve after graduating from university abroad. Outline how the skills and knowledge you gain from a university degree would help you reach your goals when you return to Sub-Saharan Africa. (Maximum 500 words)

Scholarship Webpage 
http://en.ashinaga.org/apply/aai/

Access

Japan

Ashinaga headquarters

1-6-8 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8639, Japan
TEL: +81 (0)3-3221-0814 (International)
TEL: +81 (0)3-3221-0888 (Domestic)
FAX: +81 (0)3-3221-7676
Google Maps
Ashinaga Kokoro-Juku Rainbow House

892-1 Mogusa, Hino City, Tokyo 191-0033, Japan
TEL: +81 (0)42-594-7766
FAX: +81 (0)42-594-7088
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Kobe Kokoro-Juku Rainbow House

1-7-3 Honjocho, Higashinada-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo 658-0012, Japan
TEL: +81 (0)78-453-2418
FAX: +81 (0)78-412-2418
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Sendai Rainbow House

2-1-15 Itsutsubashi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi 980-0022, Japan
TEL: +81 (0)22-797-2418
FAX: +81 (0)22-281-8239
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Ishinomaki Rainbow House

2-2-3 Nakasato, Ishinomaki-shi, Miyagi 986-0815, Japan
TEL: +81 (0)225-90-3418
FAX: +81 (0)225-90-3948
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Rikuzentakata Rainbow House

112-7 Naruishi, Takatacho, Rikuzentakata-shi, Iwate 029-2205, Japan
TEL: +81 (0)192-22-7558
FAX: +81 (0)192-55-2420
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Uganda

Ashinaga Uganda Rainbow House

Kagga road, East 2 Zone, Nansana Municipality
P.O. Box 71533, Kampala, Uganda
TEL: +256 (0)414-535610
E-mail: ugandaoffice@ashinaga.org
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Ashinaga Uganda Kokoro-Juku

Yesu-Amala, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District,
P.O. Box 16864, Kampala, Uganda
TEL: +256 (0)756-970148 / +256 (0)712-682053
E-mail: ugandaoffice@ashinaga.org
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Senegal

Ashinaga Senegal Kokoro Juku

Fann Residence, FN 11xFN08, TF 18/09/DG Lot A, Dakar, B.P 5081, FANN-DAKAR, Senegal
TEL: +221 (0)33-864-66-62
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USA

Ashinaga USA

1725 I Street NW, Suite 300, Washington DC 20006, US
TEL: +1 (0)202-349-3779
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UK

Ashinaga UK

We recommend contacting this office using the Contact Form

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP, UK
TEL: +44 (0)203-075-1991
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Ashinaga France

Ashinaga France

We recommend contacting this office using the Contact Form

Campus France, 28 Rue de la Grange aux Belles, 75010 Paris
TEL: +33 (0)1-40-40-59-92
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