Kikkoman/Walworth Co

Scholarship Description

Program Length   * SummerCountry Choice   * JapanPlease refer to individual country pages for program duration and departure times.Eligibility:  * Three full scholarships for high school students in Walworth County, Wisconsin. Students attending the following schools are eligible: Elkhorn, Badger, Big Foot, Divine Word, Williams Bay, Delavan-Darien, East Troy, Faith Christian, Walworth Christian, and Whitewater High Schools. Only US citizens may apply. Previous recipients are not eligible. Age Requirements   * Applicant’s birth date must fall between September 2, 1992 and April 1, 1995. Application Fee   * $75 (non-refundable) Please make check payable to YFU. Complete Application Includes:Please refer to page 2 of the application packet for a complete checklist.  * 1 American Overseas Application Form, including:  * 1 Educator Evaluation Form   * Host Family Letter   * 5 Responses to Short Answer Essay Questions   * Application Fee (non-refundable)Scholarship Covers:  * Round-trip international travel   * Round-trip domestic travel   * Placement with a carefully selected host family   * Regional orientation for scholarship recipients and parents   * Preparatory materials   * Three-day Japan specific orientation at the beginning of the program   * Support services in host countryScholarship Recipients are Responsible for:  * Passport   * Visa fees (if necessary)  * Any excess luggage tariffs   * Required overseas medical insurance (many insurance policies will cover students while traveling abroad)  * Personal spending money   * Upon returning home, scholarship winners are expected to complete at least one presentation in their school or community to share their experiences, teach others about the culture in their host country, and encourage other students to participate in foreign exchange.NOTE:  * All applicants will be notified by mail of their status in April.

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 3

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-01-05


Sponsoring Organization Youth For Understanding USA
6400 Goldsboro Road Suite 100
Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Person:

Phone: 240-235-2100

Fax: 240-235-2104