Student receives Asia Kakehashi scholarship

Patiala, October 7

Japneet Kaur, a Class XII student of The British Co-Ed High School, Patiala, has received the acclaimed Asia Kakehashi scholarship. Officials of the school said the scholarship awarded to Japneet was an initiative of AFS India in collaboration with the Asia Kakehashi Project, where students get a chance to travel to Japan, stay there for six months and directly experience their education system, culture and societal traditions.

They said the scholarship focuses on facilitating intercultural exchange and understanding between teenagers of Japan and other Asian countries and for assisting Asian high-school students build their global competence. She is one of the 23 students selected from the country. — TNS

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