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2018 - Dr Haruhisa Handa Scholarships

Key details

Value
$7000 per annum
Length of Support
3 years

About this scholarship

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About this scholarship

The School of Education, supported by the Dr Haruhisa Handa Scholarship Fund, is pleased to offer scholarships for students studying Japanese programs at Curtin University. The objective of the Fund is to enhance Australian scholarly interest in Japanese studies, especially by the medium of Japanese language, and to contribute to sustaining and extending general Australian interest in Japanese studies.

The Undergraduate scholarship
Available to future students, the scholarship may be used to cover HECS fees, books and materials, and other costs related to study at the University. Applicants must continue studying a major in Japanese throughout their course.

The Honours scholarship
Available to current students, applicants must have a level of competence in Japanese language to enable them to complete their research program.

The In-country Study scholarship
Available to current students, the scholarship gives the recipient the opportunity to attend an intensive language course at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan during the semester break (July or January).  This offer is available for students majoring in Japanese with an excellent academic record.

The Postgraduate scholarship
Available to current and future students, applicants must have demonstrated a capacity to undertake original research and the proposed research topic should further the objective of the Dr Haruhisa Handa Scholarships Fund.

Student type

  • Current Students
  • Future Students

Faculty

  • Humanities

Course type

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Research

Gender

Non-gender specific

Nationality

  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident

Scholarship base

  • Merit Based

Value

Undergraduate
$5000 per annum over 3 years full time (BA) or 4 years full time (double degree)

Honours
$6000 for one year full time 

In-country Study
up to $3000

Postgraduate
$7000 per annum over 3 years full time (or part thereof for part time students)

These scholarships may be used to cover HECS fees, books and materials, and other costs related to study at the University.

Eligible courses

Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Japanese) or Double degree with Japanese 

Honours
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Japanese

In-country Study
Bachelor of Arts (Japanese) or Double degree with Japanese

Postgraduate
Doctor of Philosophy- Language and intercultural Education

Eligibility criteria

Undergraduate students:
For future students who are interested in studying Japanese - Preference will be given to students who have previously studied Japanese.

Honours students:
For current students who are about to complete a BA (Japanese) or double degree with Japanese and are eligible to apply for the honours program.  A level of competence in Japanese language to enable them to complete their research program.

In-country Study:
For current students planning to attend an intensive language course at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan during the semester breaks where the course dates do not overlap with Curtin semester dates.

Postgraduate students:
For future and current students who have approval for admission to the PhD – Language and Intercultural Education course. A level of competence in Japanese language to enable them to complete their research program.

Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Continuing enrolment in a Major in Japanese language in the School of Education. Deferring or withdrawing from Japanese language studies at Curtin University will result in the termination of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a score greater than 70% in your Japanese language studies and 65% as a semester weighted average.  This expectation may be waived in the first year in exceptional circumstances.
  • Provide the School of Education with a progress report in October of each year
  • Undertake to attend occasional meetings with the Japanese Program Coordinator or the Scholarship Committee as required.
  • Advise the School of any other scholarship assistance you may receive.

Honours and Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Make satisfactory progress in your studies.
  • Deferring or withdrawing from the Honours or Postgraduate program will result in the termination of the scholarship.
  • Provide the School of Education with a progress report in August of each year.
  • Undertake to attend occasional meetings with the Head of School or the Scholarship Committee as required.
  • Advise the Head of School of any other scholarship assistance you may receive.

In-country Scholarship

  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts (Japanese) or double degree with Asian Cultures and Languages at Curtin and planning to complete your course no sooner than Semester 2, 2018.
  • Provide the School of Education with a report upon completion of the course.
  • Undertake to attend occasional meetings with the Head of School or the Scholarship Committee as required.

Eligibility

Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Research)
Gender
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences