Japanese

Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to self-supported students. Awards are made on the basis of scholastic achievement, character and other factors.
Please consult the administrative staff at your faculty's overseas students office for further information.

(1) Japanese Government Grants for International Students

・ Who May Apply
Self-supported postgraduate students (including those applying for M.A. or Ph.D. courses who graduated from a university or completed an M.A.) who are under the age of 35. 

・ Application will commence in October.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Graduate students(master level)…¥154,000
B: Graduate students(doctor level)…¥155,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…until completion

(2) Study Incentive Award for International Students Honors scholarships

・ Who May Apply
A: Self-supported undergraduate students.
B: Self-supported postgraduate degree or research students.

・ Application will commence around April.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Undergraduate students…¥48,000
B: Postgraduate students…¥48,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…12months

(3) Rotary-Yoneyama Memorial Foundation

・ Who May Apply
A: Who intend to progress to the 3rd or 4th year
B: Who intend to progress to the 1st or 2nd year in a Master’s degree program or the 2nd or 3rd year in a doctoral program, and who are under age 45.

・ Application will commence in September.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Undergraduate students…¥100,000
B: Postgraduate students…¥140,000

・ Duration of Schplarship…1 or 2 years

(4) Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarship for Foreign Students in Japan

・ Who May Apply
Undergraduate or postgraduate astudents who are studying in Japan at the time of application will commence in September.

・ Application will commence in September.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Undergraduate students…¥100,000
B: Postgraduate students…¥120,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…2years

(5) Sagawa Scholarship Foundation

・ Who May Apply
A: Self –supported undergraduate students come from South East Asia who will be advancing to 3rd year and are under the age of 27.
B: Self-supported students come from South East Asia who are eligible to enter either the 1st year of a Master’s degree program and who are under the age of 35.
C: Self-supported students come from South East Asia who are advancing to the 2nd year of a doctoral program and who are under the age of 35.

・ Application will commence in February.

・ Montly Allowance…¥100,000

・ Tenure of Scholarship…2years

(6) Benjiro Honda Scholarship

・ Who May Apply
Undergraduate students, or postgraduate students whose major is Science, Engineering, or Agriculture.

・ Application will commence in April.

・ Grant…¥1,000,000 per annum

・ Duration of Scholarship…3years maximum (until completion of the course)

(7) Chosen Scholarship Foundation

・ Who May Apply
A: Self-supported undergraduate students come from Korea and North Korea who are under the age of 30.
B: Self-supported postgraduate students come from Korea and North Korea who are under the age of 40.

・ Application will commence in April.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Undergraduate students…¥25,000
B: Graduate students(master level)…¥40,000
C: Graduate students(doctor level)…¥70,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…1 year

(8) JGC-S Foundation Scholarship

・ Who May Apply
Self-supported students who are either undergraduate, postgraduate or research students in the Faculties of Science or Engineering.

・ Applocation will commence in April.

・ Grant…¥250,000 (lump-sum payment)

・ Scholarship will be distributed as a one-time payment.

(9) The Asian Foundation for International Acholarship Interchange

・ Who May Apply
A: Self-supported undergraduate students come from Asia who are under the age of 30.
B: Self-supported graduate students come from Asia who are under the age of 35.

・ Application will commence in November.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Undergraduate students, Graduate students(master level)…¥60,000
B: Graduate students(doctor level)…¥70,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…1 year

(10) Suruga Foundation for Overseas Students

・ Who May Apply: Undergraduate students advancing to the 3rd year.

・ Application will commence in December.

・ Monthly Allowance…¥50,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…2 years

(11) Sato International Scholarship Foundation

・ Who May Apply: Self-supported undergraduate students and post graduate students or research students come from Asia.

・ Application will commemce in July.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Under graduate students…¥120,000
B: Post graduate students, Research students…¥180,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…2 years

(12) Tokai Denpun Scholarship Foundation

・ Who May Apply: Self-supported postgraduate students come from Asia.

・ Applicatiom will commence in April.

・ Monthly Allowance…¥30,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…1 year

(13) Docomo Scholarship for foreign students

・ Who May Apply: Who intend to progress to the 1st year in a Master’s degree program come from Asia whose major is Informatic.

・ Application will commence in April.

・ Monthly Allowance…¥120,000

・ Duration of Scholarship…2 years

(14) JEES International Student Scholarship for Japanese language Proficiency Test at Excellent scorers

・ Who May Apply: Undergraduate or Postgraduate students whose major is Japanese or Japanese literature, Japanese culture.

・ Application will commence in April.

・ Monthly Allowance…¥50,000

・Tenure of Scholarship…2 years

(15) Shizuoka University International Exchange found Scholarship

・Who May Apply
A: Economically challenged students.
B: Self-supported students who are undergraduate or postgraduate students.
C: Students with a good academic record.
D: Self-supported students enrolled as exchange students at sister unversities with Shizuoka University who are research or special audit students.

・Application will commence in May and September.

・Monthly Allowance…¥40,000

・Tenure of Scholarship…6 months

(16) Honjo International Scholarship Foundation

・Who May Apply
A: Graduate students(master level)…Under the age of 30
B: Graduate students(doctor level)…Under the age of 35

・Application will commence around October.

・Monthly Allowance
A: ¥200,000/ 2 years
B: ¥180,000/ 3 years
C: ¥150,000/ 4~5 years

(17) IWATANI Research Fund

・ Who May Apply
A: Graduate Students (master level)…Under the age of 30
B: Graduate Students(doctor level)…Under the age of 35
They come from East Asia or South East Asia and whose major is Nature Science.

・ Application will commence in November.

・ Monthly Allowance…¥150,000

・ Tenure of Scholarship…1 year

(18) MITSUBISHI Corporation Scholarship Fund

・ Who May Apply
A: Self-supported undergraduate students
B: Self-supported postgraduate studnets

・ Application will commence in November.

・ Monthly Allowance
A: Self-supported undergraduate students…¥100,000
B: Self-supported postgraduate students…¥150,000

・ Tenure of Scholarship…1 year or 2 years

(19) KDDI Foundation

・ Who May Apply…Self-supported postgraduate students whose major is Informatic and who are under the age of 35.

・ Application will commence in June.

・ Monthly Allowance…¥150,000

・ Tenure of Scholarship…6 months or 1 year