International students are invited across the globe by the Japan Foreign Trade Council for the opportunity to  provide constructive suggestions from a global viewpoint based on innovative ideas for a new meaning of “global trade and the role of Japanese companies” which would enable sustained prosperity in the world.

This Essay Competition is provided to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): Japan

Type: Essay Competition

Number of Awardees: Four (4)

Value of Contest: 

  • One Grand Prize of Â¥1,000,000
  • Three Prizes for Excellence of Â¥200,000 each
  • The award winners from abroad will be provided with a round-trip air ticket to Tokyo, Japan to attend the award ceremony to be held on January 5, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria : Anyone can apply for the essay competition, regardless of nationality or age.

Method of Application: 

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Interested candidates are to write and submit an essay on the title,

“The Ideal Future Free Trade System – Tasks and Solutions –”

Each essay MUST BE accompanied by an essay summary of no more than 400 words in English/ 1,000 Japanese characters.

It is important to go through the official website for more details on the Essay and Application Requirements before applying.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 8th September, 2017 at 24:00 (JST)

For More Information, Visit The Official Website

Award Provider: Japan Foreign Trade Council(JTFC)