Scholarship for Privately Financed Students in Saitama University : Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation (Fall Application / 2020FY AND 2021 FY)

<7/29 Updated>

The following scholarship is currently available for Saitama University students to apply.
Please refer to the outline of information listed below. Visit the Office of International Affairs for further information.
Applicants may download the application documents and submit along with the necessary documents to the Office of International Affairs.

Name of Foundation

Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation





Eligibility (as of October 2020 OR April 2021)

Application for current SU students have been closed. Now open for prospected students

from October 2020 or April 2021 ONLY.

・Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students

・Self-financed student with “Student” Visa

・Applicant must be enrolled in SU for at least 1 year during the scholarship period (starting

    from October 2020 OR April 2021).

・Student who has already been accepted to Master’s / Doctoral Program from October

    2020 or April 2021 is also eligible to apply.

・Student whose parent(s) living and working in Japan is ineligible

・Students must have Japanese language skills that do not interfere with their studies/


Designated Nationality

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar,Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam

Field of Study

no limitation


Scholarship per Month

・Undergraduate : 150,000 JPY (plus additional support to cover cost for tuition fee)

・Graduate : 180,000 JPY (plus additional support to cover cost for tuition fee attending

                   conferences )

Period of Scholarship

2 years from October 2020 OR 2 years from April 2021

Application Deadline

within SU

July 29 (Wed) 2020, 11:00

*Deadline for Prospective Students : August 27 (Thu) 2020, 11:00







Required Documents to

Submit / Download

All documents may be found in Japanese

Application OutlinePDFファイル       

Application GuidelinePDFファイル     

Application Form (Format 1)PDFファイル  

Application Form (Format 2)PDFファイル     

Essay Format (Format 3)PDFファイル        

Recommendation Letterワードファイル   

Evaluation Sheetワードファイル *Doctoral students only

⑥Academic Transcript (refer to “Application Guideline”)

⑦List of Published Papers (refer to ”Application Guideline”) *Graduate students only

⑧Research Plan (refer to “Application Guideline”) *Graduate students only

⑨Enrollment Certificate of Acceptance Letter from SU

⑩Copies of Student ID card and Residence Card (both sides)     

Financial StatementPDFファイル






How to Apply

<Following application direction is no longer valid – Refer to Remarks>

・Submit the below documents by e-mail to Office of International Affairs by July 29 :
    ①Application Form 1, ⑥Academic Transcript, ⑧Research Plan (Graduate students

     only), ⑨Enrollment Certificate, ⑩Student ID Card and Residence Card, ⑪Financial

・Receive an approval from the University, and obtain the University ID Number (will be

    announced by the Office of International Affairs via e-mail)
・Apply online through foundation website Entry Form by July 31 
・Submit the below documents by e-mail to Office of International Affairs by August 6 :
     ②Application Form 2, ③Essay, ④Recommendation Letter, ⑤Evaluation Letter
     (graduate students only), ⑦List of Published Papers (graduate students only)


Prospective students must submit all the documents by August 27 (Thu).

・Application in Japanese only (Interview will be held in Japanese.)

Place to Submit / Contact

Office of International Affairs :


* Click hereこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます for other scholarships currently available to apply (as of July 14, 2020)