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Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program

2021-02-01 China, Hong kong, Japan
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About University

  • Hitotsubashi University, Kyoto University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Waseda University

Brief Description

The Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP) support up to 100 scholarships each year to high-caliber students from Asia to study away from their home country or region at leading East Asian universities.


Asian students interested in pursuing a full-time degree program at our Partner Universities are eligible for the Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP).  Each Partner University operates its own independent selection process for the AFLSP.  Interested students may review each university’s program offerings here and contact the university’s relevant office or program administrator directly to express their interest and/or apply for admission.  The AFLSP offers successful candidates up to US$25,000 per year or a maximum of US$50,000.


Following are the application stages:

Eligible applicants are required to submit a completed AFLSP application form, which includes a three-minute video, together with other application materials to the university directly according to the university’s admissions timeline

Nomination by Partner Universities:

  • After reviewing the application materials, Partner Universities compile a shortlist of recommended candidates and submit the following to BXAI:
  • Each shortlisted candidate’s AFLSP application form, including their three-minute video;
  • A recommendation letter for each candidate written in English and issued by the relevant institution on official letterhead; and
  • Each candidate’s transcripts

Screening by BXAI:

  • Upon receiving the nominations from Partner Universities, the BXAI team, along with BXAI’s Academic Committee, reviews each recommended candidate based on his/her application materials.

Interviews by BXAI:

  • Selected candidates are invited to interview with BXAI’s Selection Panel, which is composed of members of BXAI’s Board of Governors, Executive Committee, and Communication and Development Committee.
  • Please note that not all candidates are selected to interview with BXAI’s Selection Panel, and that not being invited to interview does not indicate a candidate’s rejection from the program.

Release of Selection Results:

  • Final selection results are announced by the Partner Universities. Successful applicants are required to sign a student commitment letter and complete the online scholarship acceptance form by a designated deadline.

Level/Field(s) of Study

Masters, Undergraduate

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration

The scholarship offers each student up to US$25,000 per year or a total of US$50,000 per scholar, which may be used towards university tuition, housing, and personal living expenses.

Available Subject

All Subjects

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