The purpose of JASSO is (as outlined in the Act on the Japan Student Services Organization,Independent Administrative Agency): "to support the promotion of international mutual understanding and the nurturing of creative human resources who will contribute to the next generation, by creating an appropriate environment for students studying in higher education institutions."
Please download the brochure "JASSO OUTLINE 2018-2019 " to know more about JASSO and its programs.
The green part, in the shape of the wing, represents young people opening up to their potential. The orange part, in the shape of the palm of a hand, represents JASSO's role in supporting youth. The two shapes combine to form the letter "S", which stands for the initial letter of "Student Services."
In addition, the green color of the wing represents the sound growth of the younger generation, and the orange color of the palm represents JASSO's philosophy and enthusiasm toward its activities.