Japan Study Supports Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

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  • Apply Before : October 31, 2022
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree BachelorMaster
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully FundedPartially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 4926
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

About the scholarship

JPSS offers scholarships for non-Japanese students who want to study in Japan. Applicants can apply and enroll in any Japanese university and get one of the following scholarships after their enrollment has been accepted.

There are three categories of scholarships available:

  •  1million yen to TWO successful applicants after their enrollment has been accepted.
  • 500,000 yen financial support to ONE successful applicant

Level of education: 

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Application start: 22 August 2022

Deadline: 31 October  2022

Who can apply?

Applicants who fulfill the following requirements can apply to the JPSS scholarship:

  • Be a citizen of a country other than Japan.
  • Have received a message from the chosen university via the “JPSS Scout function” prior to acceptance.
  • Be able to pass an interview in either Japanese or English.
  • Own a Japanese bank account in their name.
  • Have been accepted to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate degree starting in April/May 2021 and their enrolment has been endorsed.
  • Applicants who are under 20, their guardian should understand Japanese or English.

What is the required document for the JPSS scholarship?

  • Application form
  • Short essay in English or Japanese about the Motivation for studying in Japan and future goals (English max. 350 words, Japanese maximum 800 characters)
  • A short video of self-introduction ( Up to 30 seconds)

Application and selection process:

The application can be submitted online only. After submitting the application, the application and documents are screened, shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. Notification will be sent to successful applicants.

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Applications period: 

  • Spring Period (for candidates enrolling in April – May 2022): Between 10 am March 31, 2022, and 5 pm on May 31, 2022 (JST)
  • Fall Period (for candidates enrolling in September – November 2022): Between 10 am August 23, 2022, and 5 pm, October 31, 2022 (JST)

For more information, please visit the JPSS scholarship.

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