Akita dates to 658 AD and offers a glimpse of traditional Japan. Akita's numerous festivals, including Akita Kanto and Omagari Fireworks, celebrate its history, nature and community.Study at Akita International University (AIU)Intensive Japanese L...
KEI Travel Grants provide students awards of $500 to $1,000, and are based on a combination of academic merit and financial need.
$500 to $1,000
Students must apply by their program's application deadline.
Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and demonstrate financial need, leadership potential and involvement in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those who apply early and those applying to study abroad for two or more semesters. To apply for a KEI Travel Grant, students must submit the following: 1.) copy of their school's financial aid award letter; 2.) a 500-word essay outlining how the KEI Travel Grant will make a decisive difference in their ability to study abroad. The essay should also include a description of your academic and extracurricular achievements, and rationale for financial assistance. 3.) If awarded a grant, students must then participate in a mini-internship with KEI and successfully complete the requirements toward the grant.