The scholars awarded a “Panasonic Scholarship Asia” in FY2021 have been determined. Scholarships were awarded to 111 scholars from eight countries and regions, excluding Indonesia, where the activity was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2021, the total of 111 scholars who were awarded a scholarship, 30 are from India, 10 are from Taiwan, 5 are from Malaysia, 13 are from the Philippines, 15 are from Vietnam, 10 are from Thailand, 22 are from China and 6 are from Cambodia. The cumulative total of scholars who have been awarded a scholarship since 2014 has reached 797.
In addition, the awarding ceremony was held both online and offline in accordance with the situation of each country while taking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The ceremony was attended by the scholars awarded scholarships, representatives from the host university, and other concerned parties. At the ceremony, in addition to a congratulatory address by the top management of the local Panasonic Group, representatives gave speeches, and the scholars expressed their strong determination and gratitude for the support for their future endeavors, and finally each of the scholars that were awarded a scholarship received a certificate.
*FY2021 is from April 2021 to March 2022.