Scholarship

 

Private scholarship

  1. Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
  2. Scholarships from Private Organizations for Privately Financed International Students

 

The following is a list of major scholarships from private organizations.  When any scholarship application becomes open, we will announce it on “News & Events” web page. Information will also be posted on the bulletin board placed at the Office of International Affairs.                                                                          Applications and details are subject to change depending on the year. 

 

     Click here to download the list for FY2019 (PDF file) PDFファイル 

 

<Scholarships Currently Availabe to Apply>   【Updated : 11/12】

The Life Insurance Assocation of Japan このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 13th】

St. Timothy’s Church,Tokyoこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Period : November 12th – November 14th】

T.Banaji Indian Students Scholarship このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 15th】

JT Global Scholarship このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 16th】

NITORI International Scholarship Foundation このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 18th】

Toka (Donghua) Foundation このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 20th】

International Kyowa Scholarship Foundation このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 27th】

Takaku Foundation このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline : November 30th】

Japan-China Friendship Association このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Period : November 29th – December 6th】

Yamada Foundation このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline :  December 14th】

JEES/SoftBank AI Scholarship このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline :  December 14th】

Mitsuibishi Corporation International Scholarship このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます 【Application Deadline :  January 8th, 2019】

Kyoritsu International Foundation このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます  【Application Deadline :  January 15th, 2019】

 

 

 

 * Eligibility / Age Limit : as of the starting date of scholarship

TEPCO Memorial Foundation  (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  May – June in previous year
 Eligibility  Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Under 28
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Eletricity related fields
 Amount  ¥50,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program (Maximum 3 years)

 

KDDI Foundation
 Application Period  May – July in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  35 or under
 Designated Nationalities  Specific countries of the following regions : Asian, Middle Eastern, Oceanian,        European, African, Central ・ South American
 Field of Study  Information-Communication in the fields of Law, Politics, Economics, Society,     Science Technology or related-research
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  6 or 12 months
 Remarks  Application in English accepted

 

NEC C&C Foundation – Grants for Non-Japanese Researchers (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  July - September in previous year
 Eligibility  Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  40 or under
 Designated Nationalities   none
 Field of Study  Information-Processing Technologies, Communications Technologies, Electronic-Device Technologies
 Amount  ¥125,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year from April OR 1 year from October
 Remarks  Application in English available

  

Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation
 Application Period  August – September in previous year
 Eligibility  3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / 1st, 2nd year Master’s  / 2nd, 3rd year Doctoral       Students
 Age Limit  Under 45
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  Undergraduate : ¥100,000 per month / Graduate : ¥140,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

Honjo International Scholarship Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  August – October in pervious year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age limit  Master’s : Under 30 / Doctoral : Under 35
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount /                               Scholarship Period  One of the following : ¥200,000 for 1~2 years /  ¥180,000 for 3 years /  ¥150,000 for 4~5 years  *per month

(Plus additional support to cover cost for attending conferences)

 

Nitori International Scholarship Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます
 Application Period  August – November in previous year
 Eligibility  2nd, 3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s Students
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥110,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 1 year

 

Yamada Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます
 Application Period  August – December in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age limit  Under 35
 Designated Nationalities  none (Japanese also available)
 Amount  ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

Taiwan Dokyo Kai (Apply Directly)
 Application Period  September in previous year
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Taiwan
 Amount  ¥120,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  1 year

    

Atsumi International Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  September in previous year
 Eligibility  3rd year (including 4th year) Doctoral Students
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Kanto area Residents
 Amount  ¥200,000 per month   

(Plus additional support to cover cost for attending conferences outside Japan)

 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

Tokyu Foundation for Foreign Students (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  September in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s  / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Master’s : under 30 / Doctoral : under 35 
 Designated Nationalities  Countries of : Asian, Russian Federation, Oceanian, USA, Canadian, Pasific             Islands
 Amount  ¥180,000 per month 

(Plus additional support to cover cost for attending conferences in Japan)

 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

Heiwa Nakajima Foundation
 Application Period  September – October in previous year
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

  

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (Apply Direclty このリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  September – October in pervious year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Under 35
 Designated Nationalities  Taiwan
 Amount  Master’s :  ¥144,000 per month / Doctoral :  ¥145,000 per month 

(Plus limited amount support of tuition fee)

 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program

 

JT Global Scholarship Program
 Application Period  Sepember – November in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Under 35
 Designated Nationalities  Specific countries of the following regions : Asian, Middle Eastern, African,  North American, Central/South American, European 
 Amount  ¥130,000 per month
 Period of Scholarship  Up to 2 years
Remarks  Application in English (with Japanese translation attached) accepted

 

T.Banaji Indian Students Scholarship
 Application Period  October – November in previous year
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  India
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program
 Remarks  Application in English (with Japanese translation attached) accepted

  

Amelia Earhart Fellowship (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  October – November in previous year
 Eligibility  Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities   none (Japanese also available)
 Field of Study Aerospace-applied Sciences / Aerospace-applied Engineering
 Amount  US $10,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  One time disbursement
 Remarks  Application in English only

 

ITO Foundation for International Education Exchange (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  October in previous year
 Eligibility  1st year Master’s Students
 Age Limit  29 or under
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥180,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

College Woman’s Association of Japan - NJG Program (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  October in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students – Women Only
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥2,000,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  1 year
 Remarks  Application in English only

  

The Life Insurance Association of Japan – SEIHO Scholarship Program
 Application Period  October – November in previous year
 Eligibility  3rd year Undergraduate / 1st year Master’s Students
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Field of Study  Students who have interest in Financial Industry, especially in Life Insurance       (no limitation in field of study)
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  2 years

 

Taisei Corporation
 Application Period  October – November in previous year
 Eligibility  Undergraduate /  Master’s Students
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Vietnam, Indonesia
 Field of Study  Engineering (Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical)
 Amount  ¥150,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program

 

JEES/Softbank AI Scholarship
 Application Period  October – December in previous year
 Eligibility  1st year Master’s Students
 Age limit  under 28
 Designated Nationalities  none (Japanese also availabe)
 Field of Study  AI (Information and Computer Science)
 Amount  ¥80,000 per month plus ¥40,000 once in July
 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

International Kyowa Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  November in previous year
 Eligibility  2nd, 3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

Toka Kyoiku Bunka Koryu Zaidan  (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  November in previous year
 Eligibility  3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  China
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

Japan-China Friendship Association – Niwa Uichiro Scholarship (Apply Direcltyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  November in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Under 30
 Designated Nationalities  China
 Field of Study  Social Science
 Amount  ¥70,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

  

Takaku Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  November in previous year
 Eligibility  Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Residents of Saitama, Tokyo, Kanagawa, or Chiba
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

Kyoritsu International Foundation
 Application Period  November in previous year - January
 Eligibility  1st, 2nd, 3rd year Undergraduate / 1st year Master’s / 1st, 2nd Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Amount /                               Scholarship Period  Undergraduate : ¥60,000 per month (1year) OR ¥100,000 per month (2 years)        Graduate :  ¥100,000 per month (2 years)

  

Yasuda Scholarship Foundation – General
 Application Period  November in previous year – January
 Eligibility  2nd year Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  none
Designated Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Law, Economics, Business Administration
 Amount   ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 3 years

 

Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship 
 Application Period  November in previous year -  Early January
 Eligibility  3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students 
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  none
 Amount  Undergraduate : ¥100,000 per month / Graduate : ¥150,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program
 Remarks  Application in English (with Japanese translation attached) accepted

  

The Iwatani Naoji Foundation  (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  December in previous year
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral (including 4th year) Students
 Age limit  Master’s : Under 30 / Doctoral : Under 35
 Designated Nationalities  East Asian,  Southeast Asian Countries
 Field of Study  Natural Sciences
 Amount   ¥150,000 per month

 (Plus additional support to cover cost for attending conferences)

 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

The Kubota Fund  (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  December in previous year – January
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral / Non-degree research Students 
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Must be from a developing country, which its annual GDP per capita must be less  than US$7,000
 Field of Study  Technical research for developing coutries (particularly in such fields as Civil,      Electrical, Agricultural, Environmental Engineering, or Development Economics
 Amount  ¥80,000 ~ ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year (application of extension available for one more year)
 Remarks  Application in English accepted

 

Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation – Spring Application
 Application Period  December in previous year - Early Janurary
 Eligibility  Transfered 3rd year Undergraduate / 1st year Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Designated Nationalities  Specific countries of Asian, Southeast Asian Countries
 Amount  Undergraduate :  ¥150,000 per month / Graduate :  ¥180,000 per month                (Plus additional support to cover cost for attending conferences)
 Scholarship Period  2 years

  

The Kamenori Foundation
 Application Period  December in previous year – January
 Eligibility 1st year Master’s / 1st year Doctoral Students 
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Asian , Southeast Asian Countries
 Field of Study  Humanities, Social Science
 Amount   ¥200,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Master’s : Up to  2 years / Doctoral : Up to 3 years

 

Association for Asian Educational Exchange
 Application Period  January – February
 Eligibility  Master’s Students (1st year only if admitted from fall)
 Age Limit  Under 35
 Designated Nationalities  China
 Field of Study  Humanities & Social Science, Education
 Amount   ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

FUJIXEROX CO., Ltd Kobayashi Fund  (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  January – February
 Eligibility  Doctoral (including 4th year) Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Asian, Oceanian Countries
 Field of Study  Humanities & Social Science
 Amount  ¥400,000 ~¥1,200,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  One time disbursement

 

Hashimoto Yasuhiko Asia Africa Scholarship in Japan
 Application Period  February – April
 Eligibility  3rd year Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Asia, Africa
 Amount  ¥50,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  2 years

 

Docomo International Student Scholarship
 Application Period  February – April
 Eligibility  1st year Master’s Students (Spring admission students only)
 Age Limit  none
 Designated Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Field of Study  Communication Information Processing
 Amount  ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  2 years

 

SGH Scholarship
 Application Period  February – April
 Eligibility  3rd year Undergraduate / 1st year Master’s / 2nd year Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Undergraduate : Under 27 / Graduate : Under 35
 Designated  Nationalities  Southeast Asian Countries
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  2 years

 

Honda Benjiro Engineers Foundation Scholarship
 Application Period  February – April
 Eligibility  3rd year Undergraduate / 1st year Master’s / 1st year Doctoral* Students              (*Available only when a position is vacant)
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Science and Engineering majors (except for Information-related)
 Amount  ¥1,000,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  Up to 3 years (Up to minimum duration of one’s program)

 

Hirose International Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  March (Available only when a position is vacant)
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral  (including 4th year) / Non-degree research   Students
 Age Limit  35 or under
 Designated  Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Amount General Scholarship : ¥150,000 per month                                                                    Sakai Memorial Scholarship : ¥200,000 per month  
 Scholarship Period  1 year  (application of extension available : maximum up to 4 years)

 

The Korean Scholarship Foundation (Extending applicants and Permanent Residents must Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  March – April
 Eligibility   Undergraduate (1st year students’ GPA : 3.2 or above, 2nd – 4th year students’    GPA : 2.7 or above) / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Undergraduate : Under 30 / Graduate : Under 40
  Designated  Nationalities  Korea, South Korea
 Amount  Undergraduate : ¥25,000 per month / Master’s : ¥40,000 per month / Doctoral :     ¥70,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Undergraduate, Master’s : Up to 1 year / Doctoral : Up to 2 years                              (application of   extension available)

 

Takazawa Sanjiro International Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  March – April
 Eligibility   Master’s Students
 Age Limit  Under 35
 Designated  Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Amount  ¥50,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

Takayama International Education Foundation
 Application Period  March – April
 Eligibility   1st year Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  Under 30
 Designated  Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Amount  ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  2 years (application of extension available)

 

Yasuda Scholarship Foundation – Sports
 Application Period  March – April
 Eligibility   Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  none
  Designated  Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Students who are enrolled in Univeristy-authorized athletic club
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program

 

JEES Scholarship – General
 Application Period  March – April
 Eligibility  2nd, 3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students (GPA : 2.60 or     above in last academic year)
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥30,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

JEES Scholarship /JLPT
 Application Period  March – April
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Japanese language and culture education.  Must have taken the JLPT(N1)exam    in previous year of application and scored 170 points or above (100 points or       above for non-Chinese or non-Korean native speakers)
 Amount  ¥50,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  April
 Eligibility  3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  38 or under
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Field directly relating to human health (such as Medicine, Pharmacology, Biology, Nutrition, Physical Education, or Engineering) or Business Administration
 Amount  Total Amount of ¥2.0 million, ¥1.5 million, or ¥1.0 million
 Scholarship Period   1 year

 

Seiho Scholarship Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
Application Period  April
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  Korea
 Amount  Undergraduate :  ¥50,000 per month / Graduate :  ¥70,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years (application of extesion available)

 

TOBE MAKI Scholarship Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  Februrary –  May
 Eligibility  3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none (Japanese also available)
 Field of Study  Diet, Nutrition, Health
 Amount  ¥50,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 1 year (extesion available for 1 addtional year)

 

Kokudo Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  April –  May
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students 
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program
 Remarks  Application in English accepted

 

AJINOMOTO Scholarship for Students from Overseas
 Application Period  April –  May
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  Under 30
 Designated  Nationalities  Asian, African, South American Countries
 Field of Study  Diet, Nutrition, Health
 Amount  ¥150,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to 2 years

 

Friends of Asian Students along the Tojo Line (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  April – May
 Eligibility  Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  Asian Countries
 Amount  ¥20,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

 NAGASAKA International Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  April – May
 Eligibility  2nd, 3rd, 4th year Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  Southeast Asian Countries
 Amount  ¥50,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year (re-application available after 1 year)

 

 The Ushio Foundation (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  April – May
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  China
 Amount  ¥120,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Up to minimum duration of one’s program

 

Japan-Korea Culture Association (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  May
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  Korea
 Amount  ¥20,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  1 year

 

Tokyo YWCA “Japanese Mothers for International Students” Movement  (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  May
 Eligibility  1st, 2nd year Undergraduate Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Amount   ¥30,000 per month
 Scholarship Period   1 year

 

Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation -Fall Application
 Application Period  May – Early August
 Eligibility  2nd, 3rd, 4th year Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  Specific countries of Asian, Southeast Asian Countries
 Amount  Undergraduate : ¥150,000 per month / Graduate :  ¥180,000 per month  (Plus         additional support to cover cost for attending conferences)
 Scholarship Period  2 years from October OR 2 years from April of next academic year (Period decided by the foundation)

 

Takase Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  July
 Eligibility  Master’s / Doctoral / Short-Term Exchange Students who are either :                   ①Researching on a theme which contributes to International Cooperation or         International Developing     OR     ②Enrolled in English-based degree program
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Amount  ¥100,000 per month
 Scholarship Period  Fall Admission Students : 1 year from October                                                            Spring Amission Students : 1 year from April of next academic year
 Remarks  Application in English accepted

 

JGC-S Scholarship Foundation
 Application Period  October – November
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral / Non-degree Research Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  none
 Field of Study  Science and Engineering
 Amount  ¥250,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  One time disbursement

 

St. Timothy’s Church, Tokyo (Apply Directlyこのリンクは別ウィンドウで開きます)
 Application Period  November
 Eligibility  Undergraduate / Master’s / Doctoral Students
 Age Limit  none
 Designated  Nationalities  Asian, Afican Countries
 Amount  ¥150,000 Total
 Scholarship Period  One time disbursement