The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate students under this Scholarship Program for 2018. Students who wish to study in Japan as an undergraduate student must choose a field of study between Social Sciences, Humanities and Natural Sciences.
The scholarship includes tuition and other fees, allowance of 117,000 yen per month, an additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions, and travel costs to and from Japan. Please refer to the official website for full scholarship benefits. The scholarship period will last for five years from April 2018 to March 2023, including the one-year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects due to be provided upon arrival in Japan.
- Graduate Students- Under 35 years of age, hold a bachelor’s degree
- Undergraduate Students- Between 17-22 years of age, completed high school
- College of Technology Students- Between 17-22 years of age, completed high school
Applicants must submit the required documents to the Japanese diplomatic mission in the applicant’s country by the required deadline. Because the application process differs according to the country in which the Japanese embassy is located, please inquire at the Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country for details. The deadline for the applications offer varies by country.
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