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Joint development of the yellowtail scholarship program with Himi City (Toyama Prefecture)

Since AY 2015, Himi City (Toyama Prefecture), Nagashima Town (Kagoshima Prefecture), and the Keio Research Institute at SFC have jointly developed a series of programs related to the "yellowtail scholarship program," which supports the creation of opportunities, etc., for people to return to the region. As a result, Himi City has implemented this program as a social experiment since 2017 and it has been used by over 300 people.

Applicable regions

Toyama Prefecture Himi City, Kagoshima Prefecture Izumi District Nagashima Town

Implementation period

August 3, 2015 - present

Community and Regional Affairs category

  • Regional collaboration as research targets and implementation sites/research that aims to popularize region-specific issues
  • Social collaboration through advanced research
  • Education of students/human resource development for the next generation
  • Advisory role for the authorities, etc.
  • Two-way recycling-oriented collaboration with local communities and societies

Related agreements, etc.

Memorandum of understanding on the research and promotion of the "yellowtail fish scholarship program" for "regional revitalization."



Person in charge

Faculty of Policy Management Professor Masatoshi Tamamura