The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to foreign students to study for a period of one year at designated Japanese universities in order to deepen their understanding of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs, and Japanese culture. The deadline for applications is ongoing.
Students from all over the world are welcome to apply for The Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program. The program is designed to attract the most promising future leaders from all disciplines and countries to Stanford University. The deadline for submissions is 27 September.
Each year, many international students come to China to obtain university degrees. In this article, Tausif Ali, a PhD Student at Hohai University, highlights some of the key factors behind his decision to study in China by citing some facts and figures.
The University of Tokyo provides international students with access to a number of financial aid options that cover various forms and purposes, including school expense exemptions, scholarships, emergency loans, and student discounts. The Graduate School of Science (GSS) Scholarship provides a monthly stipend of 150,000 yen (approx. 1350 USD) to international students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and are willing to study in Japan. The deadline is May 1.
As countries report on the growing disengagement of students, bringing students into the educational process becomes a focus of attention for policy-makers and educators. What is student engagement, why are students disengaged, and how can we engage the disengaged?
Perhaps everybody who ever studied a foreign language remembers the impersonal dialogues and phrases many textbooks still contain. But did it ever occur to you to do something about it? Well, please note that somebody has actually done something to remedy the situation. We at YT have the pleasure to introduce you two young high school students, Jakub Jan Fiala and Ondřej Kočan, who, not being satisfied with the quality of their English textbooks at their high school, took a decision two years ago to create their own book. What was their journey, and where does the Improve Yourself English student’s book stand today? Scroll down and find out the answer to this and many more questions.
This week’s digest of opportunities for youth includes volunteer opportunities at the Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea, an arts- and architecture-related research scholarship at the Sir John Soane’s Museum, London; Full Scholarships for Graduate Studies in the UAE; and scholarships for the Executive Education Training Program in China.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to start getting ready for the upcoming academic year in advance. It is especially relevant for those who are deciding whether to stay in their home countries or set out for an adventure abroad. Below you will find a digest of up-to-date opportunities for graduates to continue their education in Europe, Asia and Australia.
University of Edinburgh opened applications for its Excellence Scholarship program. Scholarships are applicable on Summer School courses lasting 2-4 week and available to students who can display evidence of outstanding academic merit. Deadline to apply is March 31.
Since colleges and universities can be expensive and can take too much time, many people would rather choose online courses for popular occupations such as IT or marketing. Many of these online students find jobs soon they finish their courses. Even if online courses often can’t be compared with college and university degrees, still many people choose to get any knowledge they can via the internet rather than no knowledge at all.