The American Association of Japanese University Women (AAJUW) is currently accepting applications for its 2012 scholarships. AAJUW was founded in 1970 to promote the education of women, as well as to contribute to U.S. – Japan relations, cultural exchanges, and development of leadership. Every year, since the founding of the organization, scholarships have been awarded to outstanding female students. This year each awardee will receive a $2,000 scholarship.
1. Female student enrolled in an accredited California college or university 2. Has junior, senior, or graduate standing for the school year 2012-2013 3. Recipient must attend, at your own expense, the award ceremony held on Sunday, January 27, 2013, in Los Angeles. 4. Demonstrate a desire and intent to fulfill a leadership role in your chosen field of study and to be a contributor to improved U.S.-Japan relations and cultural exchanges 5. Must not have previously received an AAJUW scholarship