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Each year, hashi.org awards three $1,000 scholarships – one to a Japanese, one to a Korean, and one to an American.


Travel scholarships are offered on a competitive basis. They are awarded on the bases of need and overall intent for usage as expressed in the application essay. The scholarships could be used for a vaeriety of overseas programs, including but not limited to home stays, student exchange, volunteering, work, etc.

* NOTICE * We regret to inform you that the hash.org Scholarship program is on hiatus for the year 2020.

  • May 1st–June 15th: Application period for Japanese scholarship
  • July 1st: Japanese scholarship winner announced

  • July 1st–August 15th: Application period for American scholarship
  • September 1st: American scholarship winner announced

  • September 1st–October 15th: Application period for Korean scholarship
  • November 1st: Korean scholarship winner announced

Please check back during your application period, and there will be a link to the online application page. Or take a look at our sample application page.
  • Be 16 years of age or older.
  • Be interested in participating in the type of international programs that hashi.org promotes between South Korea, Japan, and America.
  • Be able to cope with the challenges of adjusting to different cultures.
  • Be able to fund the remainder of travel costs not covered by the scholarship.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Be able to use the scholarship within one year of receiving it.
  • Agree to allow hashi.org to use your photograph and selected portions of your biography to encourage others to participate in our scholarship program.
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