JICUF Executive Director Paul Hastings traveled to Turkey in early October to conduct interviews for the 2019 finalists of the Syrian Scholars Initiative. Here is his report.
Anastazy Maletz is the first recipient of JICUF’s United States Scholars Initiative (USSI) scholarship. This merit-based scholarship provides full-tuition support for four years of undergraduate study at ICU. Anastazy matriculated at ICU in September, and we asked him about his experiences at ICU so far.
Application for our United States Scholars Initiative and Study Abroad Scholarship as well as our grants for faculty and students is now open!
In 2017, JICUF awarded Study Abroad Scholarships to five students with excellent academic standing. These students studied at ICU’s partner institutions in the United States and have recently returned to Japan. Three of the five students shared comments about their time in the U.S.
We are thrilled to announce that two Syrian Scholars Initiative (SSI) and two United States Scholars Initiative (USSI) recipients have been accepted by ICU and plan to matriculate in September 2018!
We are pleased to announce that ICU sophomore student Tamae Kishi has been awarded the 2018 JICUF Study Abroad Scholarship.
JICUF is launching the Global Scholarship Fundraising Campaign to ask alumni and friends to join us in our efforts to increase degree-seeking international students at ICU. On the campaign page, you can learn more about our main initiatives and ways to donate. Thank you for your support!
On September 1st, the Japan ICU Foundation will open applications for the United States Scholars Initiative (USSI) and the Study Abroad Scholarship (SAS). Both scholarships are part of our new Global Scholarships program, which also includes the Syrian Scholars Initiative and the Exchange Student Scholarship for incoming exchange students.
Yiyao Derek Ding is an junior student from Middlebury College, Vermont. He is studying at ICU for a year, and talked to us about his experiences so far.
Katie Cheshire is a one exchange student (one-year regular or OYR) who is receiving the JICUF scholarship for international students. We recently had the opportunity to ask her a few questions.