20 Polines Students Receive Kitano Foundation Japan Scholarship

A total of 20 Semarang State Polytechnic (Polines) students from the mechanical engineering department and the electrical engineering department received educational scholarships from Kitano Foundation Japan and PT Indonesia Stanley Electric (ISE).

This scholarship awarding activity was first held by the company and attended by the management of PT ISE, namely Mr. Satoshi Wakabayashi (President Director), SL Suwanto (Director) and Mr. Jhunpei Ichihashi (Managing Director of the Kitano Foundation). The event was opened by Ir. Supriyadi, MT (Director of Polines), in the Multipurpose Room, Polines Campus, Tembalang, Tuesday (30/8). Also present were deputy directors, heads of departments, students and related parties.

Director of Polines, Ir. Supriyadi, MT, welcomed the industry's initiative to support the education process in Indonesia in the form of providing scholarships for students. "Hopefully this scholarship will increase students' enthusiasm to continue learning," he said. The cooperative relationship between industry and Polines higher education institutions will continue to be strengthened. So that this synergy will also encourage the creation of graduates who are skilled, competitive and professional. In addition to scholarships, the collaboration will be in the form of student internships/practices as well as sending guest lecturers.

While Mr. Jhunpei Ichihashi (Managing Director of the Kitano Foundation) in his remarks said that the scholarship recipients are selected students and become hope for the future. “I am very happy to be able to help you all,' he said in front of the scholarship recipients. He explained that the Kitano Foundation was founded with the background of people thinking that education is a valuable treasure and is intended for people who have the desire to study anywhere and anytime, then in 1975, a foundation was established in Japan with the initial name one's lifetime. education.    

Furthermore, Mr. Satoshi Wakabayashi as President Director of PT ISE, said that his company is an industry that produces two-wheeled and four-wheeled automotive lamps for use by most of the automotive industry in Indonesia. Currently, from 1600 employees there are 20 Polines alumni who have worked in their company. "We are very open for the best graduates of Polines to have a career at PT ISE," he explained. "The presence of Polines graduates also supports the company's business," he concluded.

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The scholarship recipients took a photo with Mr. Satoshi Wakabayashi (President Director of PT ISE), SL Suwanto (Director of PT ISE), Mr. Jhunpei Ichihashi (Managing Director of the Kitano Foundation), and Ir. Supriyadi, MT (Director of Polines) after the Kitano Foundation and PT ISE scholarship award ceremony in the Multipurpose Room, Polines Campus, Tembalang, Tuesday (30/8)