Bachelor of Language (Japanese) Scholarship - Out of Region - 2017


Year 1 - 33%
Year 2 - 50%
Year 3 - 100%
Fee reduction


Three years

Number awarded


Closing date

31 Jan 2017





The Japanese degree at Ara provides you with the skills to become a confident speaker and writer of the Japanese language, providing you with a skill set for studying or working in Japan. You will gain an awareness of cultural protocols suited to conducting business in Japan with bilingual skills for social, academic and professional environments.

This programme of study provides opportunities to diversify your career opportunities through a range of electives, scholarships that are available for study at Japanese universities, and pathways into graduate diplomas in other fields of study.

For out-of-region applicants facing the expense of programme fees and accommodation costs, this scholarship will pay a substantial proportion of the tuition fees for the three years of full time study needed to complete our Bachelor of Language (Japanese.)

Please note: The language courses in this degree are intended for those whose first language is not Japanese.

Location: Christchurch


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet all of the following conditions.

  • Be a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident at the time of application
  • Have met the academic entry requirements for the Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
  • Intending to be a full time student within the Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
  • Permanently reside outside of Canterbury and need to move to Christchurch and pay accommodation costs to study the Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
  • 2017 will be your first year of study in this programme
  • You may be required to attend an interview with Department of Humanities staff.

How to Apply

You can apply for this scholarship by completing an application form from and returning it to Scholarships, PO Box 540, Christchurch 8140. or emailing it to:

As part of the application you will nominate two referees who will be contacted to provide a reference for you.

One should come from a teacher or principal who is able to comment on your academic performance and your ability to succeed in this programme or someone from your workplace who can attest to your relevant experience. The other should be from someone able to attest to your character and should not be a family member.

The continuation of your scholarship is determined by your satisfactory progress at the end of each academic semester (in general you must perform at a satisfactory level throughout the programme, enabling completion of the degree within three years.)

Late applications may be considered.

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