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How to Apply

To apply for the Fujitsu Scholarship, read the instructions thoroughly and follow the steps listed below:

Application Process

Please note that the requirements for applying to Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge with Fujitsu Scholarship and without Fujitsu Scholarship are different.

For those applying for Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge without receiving Fujitsu Scholarship, please follow the instructions on the Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation website. Admission requirements, application documents, application deadline, and selection process are different from the ones for Fujitsu Scholarship applicants.

For those who would like to participate in Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge with Fujitsu Scholarship, follow the instructions below.

STEP 1: Register through the Web

  1. Check Eligibility: Applicants check their eligibility for applying to the Fujitsu Scholarship program.
  2. Register Your Information: Applicants fill out the Web Registration Form.
  3. Download the Application Forms: Applicants will receive an e-mail upon registering with links for downloading the Fujitsu Scholarship Application Form and the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Application Form.

STEP 2: Prepare Application Documents

Prepare the application documents. The necessary documents are as follows. Refer to the "Details for the Required Documentation" for more information.

Required Documentation:
  1. Fujitsu Scholarship Application Form
  2. Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Application Form
  3. Photocopy of your TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS (Academic) score report
  4. Original Official Academic Transcript or Graduate Certificate

Important Information:

Both the Fujitsu Scholarship Application Form and the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge Application Form must be filled out and sent as follows:

  1. Click on the links to download the application forms and save them on your computer.
  2. Fill out the application forms on your computer. Application forms must be typed.
  3. Save the completed application forms on your computer. When saving, please change the PDF file names as follows.
    - Replace "CountryName" part of the PDF file name with your country of citizenship in all lowercase characters.
    - Replace "LastName" part of the PDF file name with your last name in all lowercase characters.
  4. E-mail the completed application PDF files to the following address:
    * Keep your sent e-mail as the proof of submitting PDF format of application forms.

  5. Print out the completed application PDF forms (one copy for each application). Application forms may be printed double-sided.
  6. After printing out the application forms, sign them in the area marked Applicant's Signature on both application forms.
  7. Send the signed application forms along with all required documents to the address listed below.

STEP 3: Send Application Documents

Submit the documents listed in STEP 2 to:

Fujitsu Hawaii Representative Office
6660 Hawaii Kai Drive
Honolulu, HI 96825

Do not contact us to ask whether your application documents have been received. Use "certified" mail or other traceable method if you need confirmation.

Application Period

The application period for the 36th Fujitsu Scholarship program is August 1, 2016, through September 30, 2016, noon Japan Time. The selected Fujitsu Scholars will attend the three-and-a-half-month Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge 2017 Spring Course starting on February 19, 2017. The information about the second intake of the 36th Fujitsu Scholarship program for the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge 2017 Fall Course starting in August 2017 will be posted in December 2016.

  • All documents must be received during application period.
  • Applicants who fail to submit all documents during application period will not be considered.
  • Submitted application documents, such as transcript and graduate certificate, will not be returned to applicants.

Selection Process

1. Initial Screening

Initial screening is based on the strength of the application, which includes meeting the admission qualifications.

2. Interview

For the applicants who pass the initial screening, interview will be held on the following dates. Applicants should be residing in their respective countries of citizenship (or in Hawaii for Hawaii residents) at the time of their interviews.

October 17, 2016: Malaysia
October 18, 2016: Indonesia
October 19, 2016: Thailand, Cambodia and Laos
October 20, 2016: Philippines
October 24, 2016: China
October 25, 2016: South Korea
October 26, 2016: Taiwan
October 28, 2016: Vietnam
* For the applicants whose citizenship is Australia, Hawaii (U.S.A), Hong Kong, India, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka and New Zealand, the interview date will be notified individually.

3. Selection of recipients

  • Final selection will be determined by Fujitsu Limited.
  • Selection is based on English proficiency (for non-native speakers of English), work experience, motivation and goals as expressed in the interview. A key factor is the individual's commitment to contributing to the development of their communities and home countries.
  • Fujitsu Limited does not provide explanations concerning selection of recipients.