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Award Ceremony for the 2018-19 Sumitomo Chemical Scholarship Program for Global Leadership Development (Osaka University Future Funds Globalization Support Project)

2018-5-17(Thu)

Utilizing funds from Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd. designed to support students who study at world-class universities around the globe, Osaka University began the Sumitomo Chemical Scholarship Program for Global Leadership Development (Osaka University Future Funds Globalization Support Project) in the 2018-19 academic year in order to promote the development of global human resources. Osaka University has been seeking recipients for this scholarship program. 

Two individuals were selected to receive this scholarship: YU Tzuhan (2nd year, master’s program, Graduate School of Economics) and KAWANO Keisuke (2nd year, master’s program, Graduate School of Engineering).

On Monday, May 7, 2018, the award ceremony was held for this scholarship at the Sumitomo Club in Osaka City, with NISHIMOTO Ray (Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer), AKAHORI Kingo (Managing Executive Officer), SASAKI Yasuaki (Executive Officer), SHIMIZU Masao, (Senior Manager, Personnel Department) and MATSUOKA Yoshiki (Senior Manager, Personnel Department) in attendance from Sumitomo and YOSHIKAWA Hideki (Executive Vice President), KAWAHARA Genta (Executive Vice President) and NAGAMINE Takashi (Director, Liaison Office for Osaka University Funds) in attendance from Osaka University.

At the ceremony, after a greeting from Sumitomo Chemical Representative Director Nishimoto, both students received their scholar certificates. Following this, Executive Vice President Yoshikawa delivered a congratulatory speech, and each students spoke about their plans and hopes for their study abroad experience.

A social gathering was held following the award ceremony, with the students and related individuals enjoying conversation in a pleasant atmosphere.

Sumitomo Chemical Scholarship Program for Global Leadership Development

The Sumitomo Chemical Scholarship Program for Global Leadership Development aims to support students who study at world-class universities around the globe in order to acquire international-mindedness and adaptability to foreign cultures so that they will be able to take the initiative in creating and driving projects to create innovation in global activities of Japanese companies.

*Applications for the 2018-19 academic year are no longer being accepted.

*For more information, please view the application information for the 2018-19 academic year by clicking here.

左から、住友化学株式会社 西本代表取締役と経済学研究科 于 子涵さん

From left: NISHIMOTO Ray (Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Chemical), YU Zihan

左から、住友化学株式会社 西本代表取締役と工学研究科 河野景亮さん

From left: NISHIMOTO Ray (Representative Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Chemical), KAWANO Keisuke

学生に祝辞を送る吉川理事

Executive Vice President Yoshikawa congratulates the students.

授与式参加者の記念写真

Commemorative photo with the scholarship recipients

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