TEMA/Washtenaw Co

Scholarship Description

Program Length   * SummerCountry Choice   * Brazil   * Germany   * JapanPlease refer to individual country pages for program duration and departure times.Eligibility:  * One full summer scholarship for a student attending public or private high school in Washtenaw County, MI., or a high school student who is a dependent of a full-time, payrolled employee of a Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America (TEMA) in Michigan, Arizona or California.  Parent must be employed with TEMA at the time students are notified of award.  A total of one scholarship will be granted. Students applying for this program may not apply for other Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing Scholarships. Only US citizens may apply. Previous recipients are not eligible. Applicants to Japan must have a birth date that falls between April 2, 1992 and April 1, 1995. Age Requirements   * Applicant’s birth date must fall between September 1, 1991, and June 15, 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   * Support services in host country   * Three-day Japan specific orientation at the beginning of the program (if going to Japan)Scholarship 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: High school senior, College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-02-09


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

Contact Person:

Phone: 240-235-2100

Fax: 240-235-2104