Kikkoman Walworth Scholarship
This is a full scholarship.
3 scholarships for high school students in Walworth County, Wisconsin.
Students attending the following schools are eligible: Elkhorn, Badger, Big Foot, Williams Bay, Delavan-Darien, East Troy, Faith Christian, Walworth Christian, and Whitewater High Schools.
Students must hold a 3.0 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Only US citizens may apply. Previous recipients are not eligible.
Applicants must meet the age requirements defined on the Japan country page.
Complete Application Includes
Complete Online Application
1 Teacher Recommendation
3 Short Answer Essay Questions
$75 Application Fee (non-refundable)
5 candid photos
$75 (non-refundable) Please make check payable to YFU.
Round-trip international travel
Round-trip domestic travel
Placement with a carefully selected host family, recipients tend to be placed in the Tokyo/ Kanto region.
Regional orientation for scholarship recipients and parents
Three-day mandatory Japan specific orientation at the beginning of the program
Support services in host country
Scholarship Recipients are Responsible for
Visa fees (if necessary)
Any excess luggage tariffs vRequired overseas medical insurance (many insurance policies will cover students while traveling abroad)
Personal spending money
Within one month of returning home, the student must provide a report and photos detailing their exchange experience to Kikkoman.
Upon returning home, scholarship winners are expected to complete at least one presentation in their school or community to share their experiences, teach others about the culture in their host country, and encourage other students to participate in foreign exchange.
Japan scholarship winners will participate in a 3-day special mandatory pre-departure orientation
All applicants will be notified of their status in April.
Students may not miss orientation or arrive late in Japan. Additionally, students may not schedule to leave the program early or extend their stay in Japan. All students must fly to and from Japan together.
Scholarship programs are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.
PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF THIS PAGE AND YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS FOR YOUR REFERENCE.
If applying for multiple scholarships, please indicate each scholarship's name and code on your application. All scholarship recipients are required to travel on the YFU group travel dates, and to complete the entire program. For more information regarding YFU and the scholarship selection process call 1.800.TEENAGE or refer to the Scholarships Overview section of this web site.