General Incorporated Foundation Heinessen Multicultural Support Foundation hereby solicitate students for its scholarship program with the aim to support students who, in the future, will bridge Japan and European countries as a Japanese lawyer and/or patent attorney in Japan.
応募期間/ Application Period
2022年9月1日～2022年10月31日 From 1 September 2022 until 31 October 2022
ヨーロッパに所在する国の高等学校に相当する学校で日本に設立されたものに在籍する生徒であること（国籍要件はありません） An applicant must be enrolled in a school established in Japan that is equivalent to a high school in countries located in Europe. (No nationality requirements)
給付対象者数/Number of Scholarship Recipients
奨学金の給付内容/Details of Scholarship Benefits
（１）給付金額：月額5万～10万円（各奨学生の経済状況や就学等に要する費用により本財団の理事会により給付金額を決定する） Amount of Benefits: JPY50,000 – JPY100,000 per month. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will decide the amount of grant considering the financial circumstances and expenses for school of each scholarship recipient.
（２）奨学金の種類：返済不要型 Type of Scholarship: Non-repayment type.
（３）給付期間：2023年4月から最短修業期間中 Term of Benefits: During the minimum period for graduation from April 2023
奨学生の選考方法・選考スケジュール/Selection Process of Scholarship and Timeline
2022年10月–同年11月 October 2022 – November 2022
第一次審査：理事会による書類審査 First-round Selection: Document review by the Board of Directors
2022年12月–2023年1月 December 2022 – January 2023
第二次審査：理事会による面接 Second-round Selection: Interviews by the Board of Directors
2023年3月上旬 Early March 2023
最終選考：理事会による最終決定 Final decision of the scholarship recipients by the Board of Directors
学業意欲旺盛、品行方正でありながら、経済的理由により学業の継続が困難と認められるもの Students who are academically motivated and have good conduct, but are recognized as having difficulty continuing their studies due to financial reasons.
複数の言語を操り、複数の文化を理解・実践できる日本の弁護士又は弁理士を志すもの Students who aspire to become Japanese attorneys-at-law or patent attorneys who are fluent in multiple languages and able to understand and practice in multiple cultures.
・エントリーシート（フォームのダウンロードはこちらから：PDF / ワード版） Entry Sheet: Please download the format here: PDF / word.
・成績証明書（直近の成績証明書） Latest transcript of grades
・小論文（日本語）「将来の目指す道、その将来の実現方法」（文字数は問いません） Short essay titled “The path you want to take in the future and how to achieve that future” (in Japanese) (any number of characters)
・収入証明（源泉徴収票、年金受給証明書、確定申告の写しなど） Proof of income (e.g. copy of withholding certificate, annuity certificate or tax return)
・個人情報の取扱いに関する同意書：（PDF） Consent letter regarding handling personal information, the format of which can be downloaded here: PDF.
The Foundation will require the scholarship recipients every year to submit their school grade transcripts and attend scholarship student exchange meetings. As a post-grant requirement, if the scholarship recipient passes the examination for attorneys-at-law or patent attorneys, they will be obligated to hold study groups or seminars to teach study methods and/or know-how (on a weekly basis, remote attendance is possible) and attend scholarship student exchange meetings.
その他生活支援及び活動/Supporting Activities Incidental to Scholarships
Upon request from scholarship recipients, the Foundation will coordinate from time-to-time consultation opportunities for consulting with attorneys-at-law or patent attorneys regarding study methods for those qualifications and counseling with them on future career paths. The Foundation will arrange for exchange meetings for scholarship recipients sometime around November of each year.
※If you find difficulty in the above application method, please send all the selection documents by post to the following address. It must be postmarked by 31 October 2022. The Foundation do not accept the documents delivered in person.
General Incorporated Foundation Heinessen Multicultural Support Foundation C/O Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office Shin-Marunouchi Center Bldg. 18F, 1-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan Tel: +81-3-6665-9871
「2022年度 高校生奨学金 募集要項」PDFでダウンロードする To download “Terms of Solicitation for High School Scholarship in Year 2022”in PDF format.