TAKUZO ISHIDA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
We are extremely honored to announce the Takuzo Ishida Memorial Scholarship. We would like to thank Mr. Ishida for his contributions to the Japanese community in Minnesota; his family for allowing us to make this scholarship in his name; and all those who contributed to the memorial fund. We wish to carry on Mr. Ishida's legacy of uniting the people of Minnesota and Japan by awarding this scholarship to the student most dedicated to following in Mr. Ishida's footsteps. For more information about Mr. Ishida's contributions to our community please click here.
The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) will award the Takuzo Ishida Memorial Scholarship to a student enrolled in a Minnesota high school who wants to broaden their knowledge of Japan through a combination of study and travel. The selection committee has the discretion to award up to $1,000 for the scholarship. The awards are specifically to be used for travel to or within Japan before, during, or after the student’s specified term(s) of study for a time period of one month or more.
Oct. 7: Announce the scholarship and distribute applications
Dec. 1: Start accepting applications
Jan. 6: Deadline for applications
During January: People who have been notified will have interviews with scholarship committee members.
February: Winner of the Scholarship will be notified
Application Guidelines (PDF)
The application process consists of the completion and submission of the following items:
The selection committee will review all applications and select finalists for interviews. These interviews will be held in the JASM office during January. Applicants unable to participate in the interview process may be disqualified by the selection committee.