Hobsons Bay International Friendship Association

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Wanting Japanese Writers for the Jimmy Kaye Japanese Language Scholarship

Hobsons Bay International Friendship Association invites Hobson Bay secondary school students from year 9 to year 12 to enter a Japanese writing scholarship prize pool of $1,000.

The Jimmy Kaye Japanese Language Scholarship was to acknowledge the considerable contribution to the association of this founding member of the Sister City with Anjo, Japan, during the early years. He represented Toyota and worked enthusiastically for the association leading to the strong relationship between the two cities.

The topic for the scholarship is “Why I am proud to live in Hobsons Bay”.

The categories for the scholarship include:

  1. Students in year 12 to write approx. 600 characters/letters – Prize $500
  2. Students in year 11 to write  approx. 500 characters/letters – Prize $300
  3. Students in year 9 and year 10 to write approx. 400 characters/letters – Prize $200

The winner of the year 12 category will read their essay to Councillor Peter Hemphill the Mayor of Hobson Bay and the Anjo student delegation of 2016 at a special reception on the 29th June.

Entries are to be hand written in Japanese and English. Click here to download a copy of the entry form. Entries close Monday 30th May, 2016.

Categories: Scholarship


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