Oct. 20, 2020

The ICU Peace Bell Scholarship Award Ceremony was held online for September-Entering Students

We are pleased to announce that on Friday, September 25, the Online Peace Bell Scholarship (PBS) Award Ceremony was held, celebrating the admission of two new scholars with many donors who participated online from international and domestic remote places. Although the Ceremony is normally scheduled on the same day as the Autumn Matriculation in early September, it had been postponed due to the spread of COVID-19.

The two scholars, who have just entered ICU in September 2020, have started to learn at ICU in Autumn term in the form of a combination of online and face-to-face classes, and seem to have enjoyed learning with their definite aims in mind for the next four years.

At the Online PBS Award Ceremony, they expressed their deep gratitude to their donors and their high aspirations as scholars in their own words. Chair of the Board of Trustees Hirotaka TAKEUCHI and President Shoichiro IWAKIRI welcomed the new scholars, along with senior scholars, and gave messages of encouragement to the scholars. Chair and President also expressed their profound gratitude to donors for their generous support.

The ICU Peace Bell Scholarship is an ICU original scholarship, funded entirely by kind donations. In principle, it grants annually one million yen for four years to outstanding students who will become role models at ICU. Applications are accepted before their matriculation, and the support will be given throughout four years of their enrollments.

We greatly appreciate your understanding and continued support for future scholars.


"Message from Hirotaka TAKEUCHI, Chair of the Board of Trustees"


"Message from Shoichiro IWAKIRI, President"