The Panasonic Scholarship Program was established in 1998 in commemoration of the company’s 80th anniversary as a way for the company to express its appreciation to society. Its aim is to provide scholarship opportunities to privately financed students from Asian countries who wish to pursue a master’s course in Japan, to offer financial assistance to foster highly educated experts who can contribute to the development of their countries in the 21st century, and to promote mutual friendship between their home countries and Japan
-Applicants must be citizens of the China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and India. -Applicants must be graduates or pending graduates of universities and have a distinguished academic record and must have completed 16 years of school education or have been accepted as eligible for enrollment at the targeted graduate schools. However, applicants must have completed their bachelor degrees no more than 4 years prior to the date of their arrival in Japan -Applicants must major in any one of the science, technology and engineering fields -Applicants must have the desire to master the Japanese language not only for studying at master’s level but also for understanding Japanese culture -Applicants must be medically fit and must be strongly motivated to study in Japan.