Computer manufacturer Fujitsu open enrollment management scholarship program’s global leadership in the Japan-America Institute of Management Science (JAIMS) period of 2010. The Fujitsu Scholarship supports your development as a global leader by funding your participation in the East-West Knowledge Leaders Program.
Hone your leadership vision with this specialized program, delivered by JAIMS, in the wonderful setting of Honolulu, Hawaii. The diverse student body and rigorous curriculum will stretch you to be your best, and prepare you to lead your organization to success in the 21st Century.
The application deadline for the 26th Fujitsu Scholarship is March 19, 2010.
The Fujitsu Scholarship provides full financial assistance for postgraduate education and cross-cultural management training in the East-West Knowledge Leaders Program (EWKLP) to participants from the Asia-Pacific region. Fujitsu Limited established the Fujitsu Scholarship Program in 1985 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its founding.
The EWKLP has a three-month curriculum, which synthesizes the best practices of both the East and West. You will sharpen your global management knowledge and skills, and build the confidence necessary for success in global business situations.
EWKLP is run by JAIMS, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Fujitsu established JAIMS as a nonprofit postgraduate institute in 1972. Many Fujitsu Scholarship recipients are now working for corporate and social-service organizations across the globe. As a EWKLP graduate, you too will become a member of a vibrant global alumni network.
Qualifications – Eligibility Criteria
In addition to qualifying for the Fujitsu Scholarship, you must also qualify for admission to JAIMS’ EWKLP. For complete EWKLP information, refer to the EWKLP Application Packet contained at the bottom of the Application Checklist section. Fujitsu Scholarship qualifications include the following:
- A bachelor’s degree or a degree equivalent to a four-year standard baccalaureate degree in any discipline from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
- Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- A minimum TOEFL score of 577/233/90 (paper/computer/Internet), TOEIC score of 750, or IELTS overall band test result of 6.5 or higher from tests taken between March 2008 and March 2010. Applicants who received a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree with at least two years of full-time coursework within the last five years from a regionally accredited institution in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, or New Zealand; or from a university in Canada, Africa or Singapore, where English is the language of instruction are exempt from taking the TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS.
- A minimum of three years of relevant full-time work experience (five years preferred) at the time of application.
- To qualify for the Fujitsu Scholarship, applicants must be a resident of the state of Hawaii, U.S.A., or a citizen of one of the following countries: Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, or Vietnam.
The Fujitsu Scholarship benefits include tuition and fees for the EWKLP program. Other benefits, which vary in amount each year, are also included.
- Tuition and Fees for the EWKLP
- Stipend Toward Living Expenses *
- Applicants from the following countries/areas are not eligible to receive the monthly stipend: Australia, Hawaii, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.
- Health Insurance
- Housing Arrangements
- Visa Arrangements
- Download the Fujitsu Scholarship Application Packet from the bottom of the Application Checklist.
- If you are unable to do so, please request the application packets through your local Fujitsu Limited affiliated office. You can find your local affiliate from this list here.
- Complete and submit all documents listed on the Application Checklist.
- Deadline for submission: March 19, 2010
Applicants who fail to submit all documents by the due date cannot be considered.
Submitted application documents will not be returned to applicants.
- Submit all application materials to:
Fujitsu Hawaii Representative Office
6660 Hawaii Kai Drive
Honolulu, HI 96825
- Initial Screening
Initial screening is based on the strength of the application, which includes meeting the admission qualifications.
Applicants who pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview at a designated date in April 2010. Applicants should be residing in their respective countries of citizenship (or in Hawaii for Hawaii residents) at the time of their interview.
- Selection of recipients
- Final selection will be determined by Fujitsu Limited.
- Selection is based on English proficiency (for non-native speakers of English), work experience, motivation, goals as expressed in the essay and interview, academic performance, and test scores. A key factor is the individual’s commitment to contributing to the mutual understanding and cooperation between countries and to the development of his/her home country. However, no single attribute outweighs others in the selection process, and strengths in one area may be used to offset weaknesses in another.
Mr. Raditya Padmawangsa and Ms. Erni Rahmawati
PT Fujitsu Indonesia
Wisma Kyoei Prince 10th Floor
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 3-4 , Jakarta
Mr. Chris Ng
Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Level 1 & 2, 3505 Jalan, Teknokrat 5, 63000 Cyberjaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand
Ms. Linda Rojjananakkarawong
Fujitsu Systems Business (Thailand) Ltd.
Tel: +66-2-302-1500 ext.1693
Exchange Tower, 22nd-23rd Fl.
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