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奨学金のご案内

 

 皆様のご理解とご協力のおかげで、2018年より、JATOは2つの奨学金制度を設けることとなりました。1つはNATA FoundationからのJATO Jiro Shikakura Scholarship、もう1つはJATOからのShinsuke Higashi Scholarship になります。

 

 奨学金への申し込みを希望される方は、以下の注意点をご確認下さいますようお願い申し上げます。両奨学金への申請を同時に行うことは可能ですが、受賞につきましてはJATO Jiro Shikakura ScholarshipもしくはShinsuke Higashi Scholarshipのいずれか1つとなります。また、NATA Foundationからの奨学金との兼ね合いにより、JATO Jiro Shikakura ScholarshipおよびShinsuke Higashi Scholarshipを受賞された方は、原則、他のNATA Foundationからの奨学金を受け取ることは出来ません。もしもNATA Foundationから別の奨学金を受賞されることとなった場合には、迅速にJATO事務局まで辞退のご連絡を入れていただきますようお願い申し上げます。

 

 申し込みは、下記募集要項を参照された後に進めるようにして下さい。こちらのページからそれぞれのScholarship Application Formをダウンロードし必要事項を記入、書面にサイン(直筆)の後、PDFファイルとしてJATO事務局へご提出下さい。なお、Application Formですが、基本的にはNATA Foundation Scholarship Applicationのフォーマットに沿ったものとなっております。

Shinsuke Higashi Scholarshipにつきましては、日本語でのエッセーが必要となります。

その他必要書類は、こちらのページの一番下よりダウンロード可能です。

 

 ご質問やお問合せ等ございます際には、JATO事務局までご連絡下さい。

 

 【募集要項】

① JATO Jiro Shikakura Scholarship

この奨学金はNATAのサポートにより、CAATE認定の大学もしくはエントリーレベルの大学院プログラムでアスレティックトレーニングを学んでいる日本人学生のために、日本人として初めてATCとなった鹿倉二郎氏の名の下に設立されました。

 

This scholarship was established under the name of Jiro Shikakura, ATC, a Japanese who became the first ATC by the supports from NATA . A Japanese student who is studying athletic training in a CAATE accredited undergraduate or entry level master program will receive the amount of US$ 2,300. The scholarship will be awarded at JATO reception during the annual NATA National Convention. (https://www.natafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/JATO_19.pdf)

 

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

1. Have been a student member of NATA/JATO by time of application.

2. Have performed with distinction in their: academic program and institution; athletic training duties/assignments; academic coursework; community service.

3. Have a cumulative overall GPA of at least 3.2 (based on a 4.0 maximum) for ALL undergraduate courses or the last 60 credits including the Fall of 2019. (NOTE: transfer transcripts may have to be used in GPA calculation)

4. Have at minimum one academic year in undergraduate program remaining or be a graduating senior in Fall 2019/Spring 2020 – planning on attending graduate school beginning in Summer or Fall 2020.

5. Submit your JATO Jiro Shikakura Scholarship application form from JATO website to the JATO National office at info@jato-trainer.org by 31st of January, 2020.

6. Ensure that the JATO National Office received your official transcript and nomination certified athletic trainer form by 31st of January, 2020. You will be hearing back from the office confirming that the documents has been accepted for review.

 

② Shinsuke Higashi Scholarship

この奨学金はJATO設立10周年を記念し、当時理事であった東伸介氏の寄付により創設され、その後も主に東氏と一部のJATO会員からの支援により継続して参りました。JATOは発起人である東氏の貢献に感謝の意を表し、2017年よりこの奨学金に東氏の名を付けることと致しました。この奨学金はCAATE認定の大学もしくはエントリーレベルの大学院プログラムでアスレティックトレーニングを学んでいるJATO学生会員のためのものです。

 

  This scholarship was established when JATO celebrated its 10th anniversary with donation from Mr. Shinsuke Higashi who was the one of the JATO Board of Directors at that time. Since then, this scholarship has continued by personal donation from Mr. Higashi and other JATO members. JATO has given Mr. Higashi’s name to this scholarship to express our gratitude for his long contribution. A JATO student member who is studying athletic training in a CAATE accredited undergraduate or entry level master program will receive the amount of JPY 100, 000. The scholarship will be awarded at JATO reception during the annual NATA National Convention.

 

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

1. Have been a student member of NATA/JATO by time of application.

2. Must become a JATO member after being certified.

3. Have performed with distinction in their: academic program and institution; athletic training duties/assignments; academic coursework; community service.

4. Have at minimum one academic year in undergraduate program remaining or be a graduating senior in Fall 2019/Spring 2020 – planning on attending graduate school beginning in Summer or Fall 2020.

5. Submit your Higashi Scholarship Scholarship application form from JATO website to the JATO National office at info@jato-trainer.org by 31st of January, 2020.

6. Ensure that the JATO National Office received your official transcript and nomination certified athletic trainer form by 31st of January, 2020. You will be hearing back from the office confirming that the documents has been accepted for review.

 

       After careful consideration, recipients will be selected by the end of February 2020. The scholarships will be awarded at JATO reception during the 2020 NATA National Convention. The scholarship recipients must maintain as active members of NATA/JATO, and they will be requested to report the latest information on JATO newsletter.  Further on the recipients will be asked to submit the Enrollment Verification Form by Thu, December 31st, 2020.

 

JATO National Office:

B1-B 2 Maison Bouquet 1-11-12 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 151-0051

Contact:  info@jato-trainer.org  (Note: Please convert “@” to single byte.)

 

Frequently Asked Questions from Scholarship FAQs

https://www.natafoundation.org/education/scholarships/scholarship-process-faqs/

 

Who is qualified to act as my Nominating Certified Athletic Trainer and what do they need to do?

This individual is a BOC certified athletic trainer, who is an NATA member in good standing, and who can attest to the applicant’s skills, abilities and scholarly activities as they relate to the applicant. We encourage you to pick someone who will be able to assess you relative to your peers and past scholarship winners. They have agreed to write you a letter of support for your application. This letter is very important and should be well written and reflective of how the applicant is qualified to win an NATA Foundation scholarship. It is this letter that provides the reviewers with the most insight on the potential development and leadership the scholarship applicant possesses.

 

 

Should I have someone review my application material?

Yes, this is very important. Type your answers to the short answer questions and proof read them for clarity and grammatical correctness. Short answer essays should be organized, well thought out, and purposeful.

 

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