Student gets chance to study in Japan

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WELL DONE: Japan’s Ambassador to Samoa, Tuimaugaoali'i Kazumasa Shibuta and Victoria Faith Eseese.

WELL DONE: Japan’s Ambassador to Samoa, Tuimaugaoali'i Kazumasa Shibuta and Victoria Faith Eseese.

A Samoan graduate student has received the opportunity to study in Japan under its Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (M.E.X.T) Scholarship.

Victoria Faith Eseese will travel to Japan early next month to undertake a research course study at Tsukuba University near Tokyo in Honshu in Japan. 

She will be enrolling in the Agrobiological Research Science and Technology course under the Department of Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences.  Her study is going to be based on “Impacts of deforestation on soil quality for soil carbon sequestration (Soil Biology)”. 

After the successful completion of her study, it will be expected to contribute an idea to the solution of climate change and agricultural development of Samoa.

Victoria says she is very excited about traveling to Japan for the first time to pursue further studies so that she will be able to contribute to the development of Samoa upon the successful completion of her studies.  She thanked the Government and people of Japan.

Victoria was a student at Samoa College and has just completed her Bachelor of Science majoring in environmental science and computing at the National University of Samoa.  

The Embassy of Japan wishes her the best and the successful achievement in her study and in her future endeavor.

The Japanese Government (MEXT) offers several types of scholarship to the people of tbhe Independent State of Samoa to study in Japan every year.  The Embassy of Japan in Samoa conducts the selection of the candidate.

• Teachers Training Students Scholarship (selection period: February/March)

• Specified Training College Students Scholarship (selection period: May/June)

• Undergraduate Student Scholarship (selection period: May/June) 

• Research student Scholarship (selection period: May/June)

The requirements of applicants and the availabilities of fields of study varies and if you are interested please feel free to call Embassy of Japan on 21187 or visit us at 2nd floor of SNPF Plaza.

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