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GLOBIS University Partners with WELgee to Offer Scholarship for Refugee Students in Japan


Tokyo, Japan – In February 2023, GLOBIS University proudly partnered with WELgee to offer a scholarship for Japan-based refugee students enrolling in the Part-time & Online MBA Program. With more and more displaced people around the world, GLOBIS University aims to lower barriers to business education for all.

Requirements (overview): 

  • Holder of a Designated Activities Visa (Refugee Applicants) issued by the Immigration Services Agency of Japan
  • Sufficient need of financial assistance
  • Outstanding results from the admissions screening
  • Acceptance to the Part-time & Online MBA Program in October 2023
  • A recommendation letter from WELgee
  • An essay stating career and program contribution intentions
  • Agreement to act in an ambassadorial role and, proactively supporting the GLOBIS community
  • Program completion and graduation

Further application details can be found under
GLOBIS Scholarships for Refugee Students on the GLOBIS University website.

About WELgee
WELgee is an NPO that works to create an alternative path for asylum seekers to pursue career and life goals in various sectors in Japan. They support refugees with food, shelter, and clothing, as well as legal and social guidance. WELgee offers training and career programs to help guide people on the paths they are interested in pursuing.

About GLOBIS University
Founded in a small rented classroom in 1992 by renowned entrepreneur Yoshito Hori, GLOBIS University has grown to become the largest business school in Japan. With the principles of fostering skill development, a professional network, and a personal mission, the institution is committed to developing visionary leaders who create and innovate societies. GLOBIS University boasts a vast international faculty and five main campuses in Japan, with aims to become Asia’s No. 1 MBA. The Part-time MBA in English was launched in 2009, the Full-time MBA in 2012, and the Online MBA in 2017. GLOBIS University continues to expand its curriculum with course offerings in digital technology and entrepreneurship, promoting business mastery in an age of global innovation.

Since its foundation in 1992, GLOBIS has fostered a vision to create and innovate societies by fostering management ecosystems of people, capital, and knowledge. Today, the company is involved in a range of activities, from higher education and corporate training to venture capital. GLOBIS also operates the G1 Institute and the KIBOW Foundation, both non-profit organizations to promote creativity and innovation in society. The GLOBIS MBA and corporate training programs are offered both online and in person across Japan, Shanghai, Singapore, Thailand, the USA and Europe. GLOBIS University is the proud home of Japan’s largest MBA and is rapidly growing to claim this title for all of Asia.

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