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Award Ceremony for the 2020-21 Sumitomo Chemical Scholarship Program for Global Leadership Development (Osaka University Future Funds Globalization Support Project)

2020-7-29(Wed)

On Wednesday, July 29, the third award ceremony for the Sumitomo Chemical Scholarship Program for Global Leadership Development (Osaka University Future Funds Globalization Support Project) was held at the Sumitomo Club.

Utilizing funds from Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd., this scholarship program was designed to support motivated students who will contribute to the creation of new projects and innovation at Japanese corporations while promoting the development of global human resources. In its third year, 1 individual was selected to receive this scholarship:

  • MIYATAKE Yamato (1st year, Master’s Program, Graduate School of Engineering Science)

Present at the award ceremony from Sumimoto Chemical were MIYOSHI Yoshihiro (Managing Executive Officer), SHIMIZU Masao, (Executive Office, Human Resources Department), MATSUOKA Yoshiki (Senior Manager, Human Resources Department), while KANEDA Yasufumi (Executive Vice President), KAWAHARA Genta (Executive Vice President), and NAGAMINE Takashi (Director, Liaison Office for Osaka University Funds) were in attendance from Osaka University.

At the ceremony, after a greeting from Managing Executive Officer Miyoshi, Mr. Miyatake received his scholarship certificate. Following this, Executive Vice President Kaneda delivered a congratulatory speech.

Following this, Mr. Miyatake spoke about his plans and hopes for his study abroad experience, and recipients of last year’s scholarship also made presentations on their own study abroad experiences.

A lively Q&A session followed, with individuals in attendance from Sumitomo Chemical asking a number of questions about Mr. Miyatake’s study abroad plans and the experiences of last year’s recipients, showing their lofty expectations for the students chosen to receive this scholarship.

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.

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Mr. Miyatake is seated in the center of the front row.

The attendees were wearing masks at the ceremony but removed them temporarily for photos.

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