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AYF Fellowship Program

AYF Fellowship Program







Fully Funded



May 31, 2023

More details :

The AYF Fellowship is a one-year live-in working internship on Awaji Island, Japan at the home of the Awaji Youth Federation, Manabi no Sato. It provides selected Fellows with the opportunity to challenge themselves and hone their individual skills in a multicultural environment that reflects both the needs of the Japanese workplace and the opportunities that come with a flexibly structured and stimulating `learning by doing structure.

Guided by the philosophy of `Turning your Imagination into Action`, AYF works under the umbrella of the Pasona Group towards sustainable solutions for society`s problems. AYF Fellows have a special chance to bring a unique global perspective to a highly localized regional community on Awaji Island in Japan.

Eligibility :
  • Age between 24-30 preferable

  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree

  • English ability of TOEIC 800 or equivalent for non-native speakers. (Fluent both in speaking and writing)

  • Japanese language skill (JLPT N1-N3)preferable

  • Commitment to solving society’s problems and contributing to the our projects.

  • Core values of hard work, discipline, and care for others

  • Flexible, perseverance and resilience

  • The ability and drive to translate ideas into concrete action

  • Membership and track record of activity in the AYF Global Community preferable

Required documents :
How to apply :

You can  apply for this opporunity online by submitting the required form,  and you must agree to the terms and conditions of this website.

The Scholarship Benefits:
  • Net Stipend of roughly JPY 90,000

  • Government fees and taxes covered

  • Program & Accommodation costs covered

  • Individual room in either Japanese or Western style

  • Utility costs such as electricity and Wi-Fi are included

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