Japanese Scholarship Case Study

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Japanese poor students increase in recent year because of the economy is becoming worse. A lot of student use the scholarship because school fees have gone up, and family income has decreased, so poor Japanese students are increasing now. According to Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), one of the most famous organizations of the scholarship, one in three university students are using this scholarship system. However, we cannot call this system as scholarship. In English, the scholarship means you don’t have to pay back to the organization that awarded you it. Japanese scholarship system is a student loan. This system made people to become poor. The Japanese scholarship has big two problems that during studies, and after graduating.…show more content…
One is cost of university in Japan. Japanese almost students use the scholarship because university is expensive. The other hand is part-time job. Usually, Japanese students work part-time after university for getting money. The scholarship isn't enough for poor students. In fact, Japanese university is more expensive than Europe. In Japan, national universities cost about 2 million yen and private universities about 4 million yen with for four years. It is too expensive for poor students. Nearly Europe universities are national universities, so school fees are very inexpensive. There aren’t many effects of parent incomes to children. In my case, my school fee cost about 4 million and half with for four years. I am using the scholarship of JASSO. I received 5 thousands yen monthly. If I cannot use this system, I could not go to university. Another problem is cost of students’ life. In a day student case, they use mainly their money for school (traffic, education, and text books), food, and savings. They were used about sixty thousands yen of an average each month. As you can see, university students need a lot of money. According to National Federation of University Co-operative Association, about 70 percent students have part-time job. Japanese university students work hard during their studies. For example, a poor student is working five to six days in a week, and working about 5 to 8 hours in a day. They…show more content…
One is the scholarship has some effects to them. As you know, the scholarship is the student loan, so they are suffering from debt. For Example, The scholarship has big effect to poor youth after finished university. About one in three people is part time workers in Japan, and they were low pay. This is risky for scholarship user who is difficult to pay back to JASSO. Actually, 80 percent of people who are not able to repay the debt is annual income below three million yen. Then30 percent people who conducted the scholarship answered that there is an influence of the scholarship for the marriage. The scholarship is caused these difficulties in Japan. In addition, very strict way of pay back is terrible problem. The other hand is way of pay back. There is not much ways to help them. The Scholarship provides some bad issues to them. The scholarship presses heavily on poor students. Low-income people (when they have salary, it mean three million yen or less) can get the grace of repay for 5 years. However, if they have their arrears they can’t use this system. Is it really helpful for them? Almost people want to pay back, but they cannot do that. It is difficult to repay to the organization. Above all, registering to black list is serious problem. Registering to black list has started since 2010. In Japan, when registering to blacklist, it will cause some problems. For example, we will not
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