Scholarship for Foreign Students

※ Selection result

The first selection result of Scholarship for foreign students (Fall 2022) has been announced. The second selection examination (interview) will be had in July 4th. The details will be informed the candidates directly.

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 PeriodFall Scholarship: April 1– April 30 (2022)
Spring Scholarship: September 1 – October 31 (2022)
※The detailed dates will be announced in the application guideline.
Screening Methoddocument screening, interview(s)
Number of Scholarships availableFall Scholarship: a few
Spring Scholarship: Ten

◆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 (Fall Scholarship)

April 1, 2022 ~
April 30, 2022
Application period
June 30, 2022Result of document screening announced
※The application number of applicants moving onto the interview process will be posted on our website.
July 2022Interview examination
※Planned in Tokyo, otherwise interviewed by video call.
July 31, 2022Final result announced

◆How to apply

  1. Confirm that you are eligible to apply.
  2. Enter the “online application system”. Fill out the application form and upload the required documents.
  3. 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: April 1, 2022 ~ April 30, 2022




The application guideline for the scholarship Autumn 2022.

Guideline(PDF 130KB) Template of research plan (WORD 16KB)


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