May 02, 2011 22:45 ET

Deadline for 2011 TOEFL® Scholarship Program in Japan Is Fast-Approaching

Students Have Until May 16 to Apply for US$40,000 in Scholarships

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) -

2011 TOEFL
®Scholarship Program in Japan
ETS offers its sympathy and condolences to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Due to the recent circumstances, the deadline for the 2011 TOEFL Scholarship Program in Japan was extended until Monday, May 16, 2011, to allow Japanese students more time to submit their application materials.

A total of US$40,000 in scholarship funding will be awarded to Japanese students for study at an institution listed in the TOEFL Destinations Directory. Ten US$4,000 TOEFL scholarships will be awarded to Japanese students for undergraduate or graduate study at two colleges/universities in Australia, four colleges/universities in the U.S., two colleges/universities in Canada and two colleges/universities in any other location.

Completed applications must be postmarked by May 16, 2011.
Applicants are not required to submit proof of acceptance to a college or university by May 16. TOEFL Scholarship Winners will be required to submit proof of acceptance at a later date.

More information:
Detailed information regarding the TOEFL Scholarship Program in Japan, including application materials and scholarship requirements are available on the TOEFL Scholarship Program in Japan webpage at

Students who have additional questions can contact the TOEFL Scholarship Program in Japan by email at or by phone at +81-3-5467-5477 Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Tokyo time).

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