2020 Kempi Scholarship for Young Okinawans

Every year, the Okinawa Prefectural Government offers scholarships for young Okinawans (ages 18 to 35) to study in Okinawa for one year (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021). Titled the Okinawan Emigrants’ Descendent and Asian Scholarship Program (or colloquially known as the “kempi scholarship”), “this program selects talented youths of Okinawan descent living abroadContinue reading “2020 Kempi Scholarship for Young Okinawans”

Okinawa Kempi Scholarship 2019

Every year, the Okinawa Prefectural Government offers scholarships for young Okinawans (ages 18 to 35) to study in Okinawa for one year. This is a wonderful opportunity for young kenjinkai members of full or partial Okinawan descent to learn about their ancestral heritage as well as develop relationships with local and international Uchinaanchu. Click belowContinue reading “Okinawa Kempi Scholarship 2019”

Kempi Scholarship 2018 – 2019

Every year, the Okinawa Prefectural Government offers scholarships for young Okinawans (ages 18 to 35) to study in Okinawa for one year. This is a wonderful opportunity for young adults of full or partial Okinawan descent to learn about their ancestral heritage as well as develop relationships with local and international Uchinaanchu. The program offersContinue reading “Kempi Scholarship 2018 – 2019”

2016 Kempi Scholarship to Study in Okinawa • DEADLINE: 10/9

NOTE: This specific post is for OAA members only (if you’re not an OAA member, please contact your closest Okinawa kenjinkai/association). Each kenjinkai/association submits their own applicants to the Okinawa Prefectural Government. The 2015 application for the Kempi Scholarship to study in Okinawa is now available for interested persons! This unique and incredibly wonderful opportunity hasContinue reading “2016 Kempi Scholarship to Study in Okinawa • DEADLINE: 10/9”

Kempi Scholarship to Study in Okinawa! DEADLINE: November 1

The 2014 application for the Kempi Scholarship to study in Okinawa is now available for interested persons! This unique and incredibly wonderful opportunity has been around a long time, but has changed and expanded in the past few years.