Start searching for Japan scholarships, grants or financial aids today through our comprehensive listing. Funding is available for Japanese students to help in shorten the student debts and ease their way. Various academic associations are providing scholarships for international students in Japan at different levels including undergraduate, graduate, PhD and postdoctoral programs. This page assists you in finding useful information of scholarships to study in Japan or abroad. These scholarships are based on academic merit and financial need. Visit our site and keep yourself updated with the new scholarship announcements. Explore now for the scholarships and grants suggested here and apply for those that best fit your eligibility criteria.
Wilson Center Japan Scholar Program for Japanese Students in USA
Scholarship Provider: The Japan Scholar Program is made possible by the generosity of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
Eligible Students: This competition is open to current citizens or legal permanent residents of Japan.
Course: This is a one year residential scholarship at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
Award Details: This is a residential scholarship. Scholars will be provided a monthly stipend, plus partial help with transportation and health insurance expenses, and office or library carrel space available 24 hours a day.
Application Deadline: December 31 2017.
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Israeli Government Scholarships for Japanese Students
Scholarship Provider: Government of Israel
Eligible Students: The applicant should hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement.
Course: Scholarships are awarded for summer language courses (Ulpan) and for one academic year or research studies.
Award Details: Full scholarship includes: Tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance and Partial scholarship includes: Part of the tuition fee, Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only) and Basic health insurance
Application Deadline: November 30 2017
RMIT English Language Scholarship for Japanese Students in Australia
Scholarship Provider: RMIT University, Australia
Eligible Students: In order to qualify for this scholarship student must enroll in English for Academic Purposes program at RMIT English Worldwide, commencing in 2015,
Course: Scholarship is available for students enrolled in English for Academic Purposes program (ELICOS) at RMIT.
Award Details: The value of the scholarship is AU$4,050. The scholarship will be offset against tuition fees for the ELICOS program.
Application Deadline: 24 November 2017.
Ruth Dobson Scholarship for Japanese Students
Scholarship Provider: The Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy (APCD)
Eligible Students: The Scholarship is available to an applicant who is an international student as defined under the terms of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing master program at the Australian National University.
Award Details: Scholarship provides a tuition fee sponsorship for 24 units of compulsory or core diplomacy courses in the Master of Diplomacy program offered by the APCD.
Application Deadline: 30 October 2017
Scholarships for Japanese Students at University of Essex in UK, 2017-2018
Scholarship Provider: University of Essex, United Kingdom
Eligible Students: Be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2017-18 (excluding MBA)
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing the full-time master programme.
Award Details: £3,000
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
Postgraduate Awards for Japanese University of Stirling in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider: University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Course; Awards are available for pursuing full-time master’s degree programmes.
Eligible: minimum average grade profile of 75 percent
Application Deadline: August 31, 2017
Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Contest for Young People in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: Goi Peace Foundation, Japan
Course: essay contest
Eligible: Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old
Award: 1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
Durham University Business School Scholarships in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider: Durham University, United Kingdom
Course: Scholarships are available for MSc programmes at Durham University.
Eligible: Applicants for MSc programs in 2017/18
Application Deadline: 31st May 2017
EAJS Toshiba International Foundation Fellowships in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
Course: Fellowship is awarded to undertake research.
Eligible: Applicants must be doctoral students.
Award: 7.000 EUR.
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
2017 Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship for Japanese Students
Scholarship Provider: The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) (funded by the Harry & Helen Gray Culture and Politics Program)
Eligible Students: Applicants should be no older than 35 years at the time of application.
Course: Fellowships are open to practitioners as well as to PhD candidates and postdoctoral fellows for conducting research.
Award Details: The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,500, transportation to and from Washington, research expenses, and office space at the Institute.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
International Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Japanese at University of Sheffield in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider: The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.
Eligible: Applicants must have applied for and been offered a study place at the University of Sheffield to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Award: Scholarships are worth 50% of the annual undergraduate tuition fee.
Application Deadline: 21 April 2017
United Nations University 33rd Eisaku Sato International Essay Contest in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: United Nations University, Japan
Course: Essay Contest
Eligible: Essays may be written in either English (maximum 20 pages) or Japanese (maximum 30 pages).
Award: A grand prize (¥500,000)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
JTC Singapore Government Undergraduate Scholarships for Japanese, 2017
Scholarship Provider: JTC Corporation, Singapore
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue the undergraduate programme.
Eligible: Excellent academic results
Award: Maintenance allowance
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
International Development Scholarships for International Students at University of East Anglia in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider: University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing the postgraduate programme.
Eligible: Applicants must have obtained the equivalent of a UK 1st Class degree.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017
University of Tsukuba Masters Scholarship Program in (PEPP) in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: University of Tsukuba, Japan
Eligible Students: Hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
Course: Scholarships are available to students for pursuing master’s degree.
Award Details: Exam fee, entrance fee, tuition and other program fees
Application Deadline: February 28th, 2017
UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarships for Japanese Students in Ireland
Scholarship Provider: University College Dublin, Ireland
Eligible Students: In order to be eligible to apply for this advertised scholarship, applicants must have ‘Offer’, ‘Conditional Offer’, ‘Accept’ or ‘Conditional Accept’ status associated with their application.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master programme at University College Dublin.
Award Details: Scholarship covers 100% and 50% tuition fee
Application Deadline: February 28th 2017
Graduate Scholarships in Public Policy and Taxation in Japan, 2017-2018
Scholarship Provider: JJ/WBGSP for Public Policy and Taxation, Department of Economics, GSISS YOKOHAMA National University in Japan
Eligible Students: Hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
Course: Scholarships are available to Graduates.
Award Details: the scholarship provides a monthly allowance of JPY 152,000.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2017
NIGINTERN Research Internship Program at National Institute of Genetics (NIG) in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: National Institute of Genetics (NIG), Japan
Eligible: Applicants must be prefinal-year undergraduates at the time of application.
Award: NIG will cover costs of airfare, local transportation between airport and NIG.
Application Deadline: February 1 to 28, 2017
Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program for Japanese Students
Provided by: Bai Xian Asia Institute, China
Eligible Students: Asian Students from Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea
Courses: Undergraduate, MBA, or other Master/Doctoral Degree Programme
Award Details: ubject to a maximum commitment of US$50,000 from Bai Xian Asia Institute, the AFLSP Scholarship supports students up to US$25,000 per year
Application Deadline January 31
Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Japanese Students to Study Abroad
Scholarship Provider: The scholarship is funded by the government of Japan and administered by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) with assistance from the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Eligible Students: To be eligible, an applicant must be a Japanese citizen and able to obtain a Ph.D. by age 34.
Course: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme at a university outside of Japan.
Award Details: The JISP covers all reasonable expenses for two years of graduate study including full university tuition and fees.
Application Deadline: January 31
United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship Programme in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Eligible Students: Have the academic and professional background required by the specific fellowship program.
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing postgraduate study.
Award Details: 145,000 yen per month
Application Deadline: 22 January
Hokkaido University President’s Fellowship in Japan, 2017
Scholarship Provider: Hokkaido University, Japan
Eligible Students: Applicants must be current or alumni students of universities.
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing master’s, professional, or doctoral degree programme.
Award Details: Regularly enrolled students: Approximately 2,300,000 yen for the 1st year.
Application Deadline: January 13
20 University of Tokyo Summer Scholarships for Japanese Students to Study Abroad, 2017
Scholarship Provider: University of Tokyo, Japan
Eligible Students: Undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a UTokyo partner university or other institution designated by the School of Engineering.
Course: Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in the Summer Program.
Award Details: Stipend: JPY 80,000 (fixed; amount independent of program length)
Application Deadline: January 10
ITTO Fellowship Programme for Japanese Students
Scholarship Provider: International Tropical Timber Organization
Eligible Students: Only nationals of ITTO Member countries are eligible to apply.
Course: Fellowship is available for participation in international/regional conferences, short-term training courses, training internships at industries, research and educational institutions, study tours, and lecture/demonstration tours and postgraduate studies.
Award Details: The maximum amount for a fellowship is US$10,000. ITTO Fellowships provides tuition/training/conference fees, transportation fees, daily subsistence allowance, book allowance and other allowances.
Application Deadline: 22 February
SNMMI Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship for Japanese Physicians
Scholarship Provider: Nihon Medi-Physics Co., LTD, Japan
Eligible Students: Applicants must be permanent residents of Japan and must have received their Japanese MD license no more than fifteen (15) years from the time of application.
Course: This is a one or two year fellowship program.
Award Details: An annual stipend of $24,000 U.S. dollars will be paid in three installments to the fellow(s).
Application Deadline: February 1
Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program for Japanese Students in Asia and USA
Scholarship Provider:The Asia Foundation
Eligible Students: Asia Foundation Development Fellows must have a demonstrable record of high achievement, and must show evidence of outstanding potential for professional advancement, and significant impact in their chosen field.
Course: It is a year long fellowship program involving intensive learning modules – short courses, conferences and study tours in Asia and the USA.
Award Details: All program expenses are covered, including costs for coursework and programming, airfares and local transportation, lodging and meals, visa fees, and health and accident insurance.
Application Deadline: December 1
Asian Women in Business Scholarship (AWIB) Fund for Japanese Students
Scholarship Provider: The Asian Women in Business (AWIB)
Eligible Students: Enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. at the time of application and award.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree (this scholarship is for currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed at least one semester).
Award Details: Each scholarship will be $2,500. An additional $2,500 may be given to scholarship recipients who demonstrate financial need, if we have available funds.
Application Deadline: October 1
Watanabe Trust Scholarships for Japanese Students
Scholarship Provider: The Watanabe Trust Fund, University of Iceland
Eligible Students: Eligible applicants are undergraduate students (BSc, BA or B.Ed.) and graduate students (MSc, MA, M.Ed. PhD or Postdocs).
Course: Scholarship is available for students to carry out a part of their undergraduate or graduate studies in Iceland or Japan. The fund also supports scholars and university teachers for visits related to their research work or research collaboration with the University of Iceland.
Award Details: The awarded grant will be in the form of monthly allowances for living expenses. This will be 200.000 ISK per month for a Japanese student in Iceland and 150.000 JPY per month for an Icelandic student in Japan.
Application Deadline: 15 January
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