Scholarship for Foreign Students
Scholarship for foreign students studying in Japanese graduate school
This scholarship is open to foreign students who study or plan to study in Japanese graduate school for doctoral or master’s degree. Applications can be submitted from abroad as long as an applicant is accepted to Japanese graduate school. All nationalities and research fields are welcome. Applicants may directly apply to the foundation without pre-selection by the university.
|Application Period||Fall Scholarship: April – May|
Spring Scholarship: September – October
※The detailed dates will be announced in the application guideline.
|Screening Method||document screening, interview(s)|
|Number of Scholarships available||Fall Scholarship: a few|
Spring Scholarship: 15~20 people
◆Period and amount of scholarship
The scholarship will be provided every month throughout the minimum period required to acquire the degree. The amount of scholarship depends on the differs based on the period as below:
¥200,000 per month for 1 ~ 2 years degree
¥180,000 per month for 3 years degree
¥150,000 per month for 4 ~ 5 years degree
◆Application and screening schedule (Spring Scholarship)
|September 2, 2019 ~ |
October 31, 2019
|Start application period|
|January 31, 2020||Result of document screening announced|
※The application number of applicants moving onto the interview process will be posted on our website.
|February 2020||Interview examination|
※Planned in Tokyo, otherwise interviewed by video call.
|March 31, 2020||Final result announced|
※The application number of accepted candidates will be posted on our website.
◆How to apply
- Confirm that you are eligible to apply.
- Enter “web application system”. Fill out the application form and upload the required documents.
- Once the documents are submitted, the application number will be issued, and PDF of your application form will be created. Please save the PDF file as you will need it when the result is announced on our website.
※Application period:September 2, 2019 ～ October 31, 2019
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