Scholarship for International Students


Scholarships for International Students

a) Japanese Government

(Monbu-kagakusho) Scholarship Program
  Japanese Government Scholarship Students are those who are granted a scholarship to study or do research at Japanese higher educational institutions under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbu-kagakusho).  Selection for the Japanese Government Scholarship is made either on the basis of recommendation by the respective Japanese Embassy or on the basis of recommendation by a Japanese university.


  For eligibility and application procedures, please refer to the website of Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) [].

b) Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
  The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbu-kagakusho) awards scholarships to privately financed students who have excellent academic records, are of good character and are in need of financial assistance for study in Japan. (Auditors are not eligible to apply.)


c) Scholarships by international associations and private foundations
  Most scholarships are to be applied for in Japan after entering a university.  Qualifications for application (including student status, major, nationality, and so on) vary depending on a type of scholarships and sponsoring associations/foundations.


  For detailed information about scholarships, please refer to JASSO website [].