Fellowship Program Objectives & Features
The AYF provides a creative platform to the next generation of young innovators and designers to come together across cultures, backgrounds and disciplines. Using their own unique skills and existing specializations, they will find new solutions to global issues through study and collaboration in the two AYF Fellowship streams of regional revitalization and entrepreneurship.
- Fellows will participate in the AYF in-house training program, and will receive valuable on-the-job work experience to enhance their skills and capabilities through active involvement in new business projects and facilities operated by the Pasona Group on Awaji Island.
- After program completion, Fellows will be possibly eligible for assistance from the Pasona Group with new start-up ventures, or future employment opportunities either in Japan or abroad.
Awaji Youth Fellowships: 2 Streams and 8 Specializations
AYF Work Experience:
Fellows will also be assigned to on-the-job training in the form of professional work experience reflecting individual capabilities, specialization, and interests at a variety of commercial facilities operated by Pasona Group on Awaji Island.
(Examples: This may include work relating to the international aspects of regional revitalization, tourism promotion, marketing, communications, interpreting and translation, or new business development etc.)