2015 Busbud Scholarship of Travel Innovation of $5K

SOAS University of London has been registered and is eligible to participate in the Busbud Scholarship Program.

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Students interested in this opportunity can apply for the scholarship on Busbud. The deadline to provide your essay is currently set for November 30th, 2015.

Busbud (www.busbud.com), a leading tech startup in the field of public transportation based in Montreal, is trying to make bus travel around the world a simple and enjoyable experience. By connecting travellers to bus operators, Busbud makes it a breeze to search, compare, and book city-to-city bus schedules and tickets around the world.

The Busbud Scholarship of Travel Innovation  (www.busbud.com/promo-scholarship) strives to encourage young thinkers to help shape the future of intercity bus travel. The winners of the Busbud Scholarship of Travel Innovation will receive $5,000 in grants, an internship at their Montreal Headquarters, a three-month paid membership to Car2Go as well as having their housing paid for the duration of the internship.

Jo Cooper

Daiwa Scholarships 2016

The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique 19-month programme of language study, work placement and homestay in Japan, following a month of Japanese language tuition in the UK. Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential, the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills, and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals.

The selected Daiwa Scholars will undertake a month of Japanese language study in the UK during August 2016 before moving to Japan in mid-September 2016 for the remainder of the Scholarship.

No previous experience of Japan or Japanese is necessary.

As of May 2015, 153 Daiwa Scholars – including scientists, artists, academics, lawyers and architects – will have benefited from the Daiwa Scholarships.

The closing date for the 2016 programme will be Thursday 3 December 2015.

For more information see: http://www.dajf.org.uk/scholarships/general-information

Jo Cooper