Mitsui USA Doubles Scholarship Funds – Applications Now Available
JAST is pleased to announce that the Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program, now in its tenth year, will continue this year in support of the aspirations of globally-minded high school seniors across the state. Four $5000 freshman-year scholarships will be funded and awarded to successful applicants who plan to enroll in a four-year public college or university within the State of Tennessee’s Board of Regents or University of Tennessee systems.
Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2013, to be considered by the Scholarship Review Committee. All applicants will be notified in June of final award decisions.
The Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program was established by Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., through its office in Nashville and The Mitsui USA Foundation in New York to provide educational opportunities to college-bound high school seniors and promote cross-cultural understanding between Japan and Tennessee. The Program is administered by the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)3 corporation, headquartered in Nashville and funded by individual and corporate membership fees.
To download application forms click on the following links:
2013 Mitsui USA Scholarships In Tennessee Program Application Form
Appraisal Form (two copies needed)
School Record Form
Financial Assistance Form
Members and Scholars – Opportunity Knocks in 2013
2013 has something for everyone where participation in Japan-related activities is concerned! Check out what’s on in April and May:
April 6 (Nashville) – Students of the Japanese language from Tennessee area universities will compete in three levels of proficiency for top prizes at the Sixth Annual Tennessee Area Japanese Speech Contest, to be held Sat., April 6, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Spectators are welcomed, but space is very limited, so reservations are required. Contact us for more information at email@example.com
April 26 & 27 (Nashville) – JAST Annual Membership Weekend, including the Annual Membership Reception at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center and Invitational Golf Tournament at Gaylord Springs Golf Links in Nashville, will provide the backdrop for the presentation of the Society’s prestigious Community Service Awards, recognizing exceptional contributions to Japan-Tennessee relations by corporations, institutions and individuals. By invitation only; please inquire directly about becoming a JAST member to firstname.lastname@example.org
JAST is pleased to announce renewed funding opportunities for college-bound high school seniors to earn one of four $5,000 college scholarships through the Mitsui USA Scholarships in Tennessee Program.
Please feel free to contact us directly at 615-663-6060 or email@example.com for additional information about any of our programs and events. We welcome your involvement!