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5 Top-Most Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan

5 Top-Most Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan

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5 Top-Most Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan . The deadline for this application is 15th July 2021.


5 Top-Most Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students Japan: There are several fully-funded scholarships in Japan with courses taught in Japanese language. Nonetheless, a small number of universities offer four-year undergraduate and maybe postgraduate degrees with courses taught entirely in English. Moreover, most international students are required to study Japanese at a language school before proceeding to their major program.

MEXT accepts applications from international students to study in Japan. Also, they aim to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between applicant’s country and Japan through study in Japan programs and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.

1. University of Tokyo Global Science Course Scholarship for Transfer Students

This scholarship aims to help students pay for their annual tuition fees and support their living expenses.

Number of Awardees: A few

Value of Scholarship: 150,000 Japanese yen per month

2. Rotary Yoneyama Foundation Scholarships for International Students

The Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation awards scholarships to overseas students who aspire to study or conduct research in Japanese universities or graduate schools. Also, the Foundation is Japan’s largest private scholarship organization, both in terms of program scale and number of scholarship s awarded

Number of Scholarships: several

Scholarship Value:      Undergraduates: 100,000 yen per month

Additionally, for Masters students: 140,000 yen per month

Moreover, for Doctoral students: 140,000 yen per month

Furthermore, only for the first year of the scholarship, a supplemental of 400,000 yen is provided upon arrival in Japan.

3. Government of Japan (MEXT) Scholarships for Research Students

The Japanese Government’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to those who are in a master’s course, doctoral courses; or professional graduate course at a graduate school. Also, who are conducting research in a specialized field at an undergraduate department, graduate school, institute attached to a university

4. Japan Africa Dream Scholarship Program for African Students

The Japan Africa Scholarship (JADS) Program – capacity building in the energy sector through skills development for sustainable development– is a joint initiative by the AfDB and Japan that aims at providing two-year scholarship awards to highly achieving African graduate students to enable them to undergo post-graduate studies (i.e. a two-year Master’s degree program) in priority development areas on the continent and abroad (including in Japan). Also, this JADS program is funded by the Government of Japan.

5. Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Scholarship for African Scientists

The scholarship funds a candidate to undertake an MSc in a subject relevant to the control of infectious disease in Africa at either the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan, or at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, UK. Additionally, both residential and distance learning Masters courses are available at LSHTM.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline15 July,2021
Open toInternational Students



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