• Japan, Japan
  • Apply Before : December 15, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 4906
  • Degree BachelorMasterPH.D
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description


Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for foreign countries

The Rotary Yoneyama memorial foundation is a large private scholarship organization which is active in more than 200 countries and regions around the world, Rotary Club was founded in Chicago in 1905 and Japan’s first Rotary Club was established in Tokyo in 1920 and support those students and researchers who wish to study in Japanese universities


Location: Japan

Institution: Japanese universities

Field of study: any field of study

Level of study: Bachelor, masters, and PhD

Last date of applying:

  • 15 December 2021 on 1pm Japanese time
  • Your result will be announced in February 2022

Duration of scholarship:

  • Undergraduate : 2 years (April 2022 – March 2024)
  • Graduate student : 2 years (April 2022 – March 2024)

Value of the scholarship:

Scholarship offers the following

  • Undergraduates will get 100,000JPY per year
  • Muster’s degree will get 140,000JPY per year
  • Doctoral degree will get 140,000JPY per year
  • One way airfare; 250,000 JPY
  • It is not a fully funded , Entrance fees and tuition must be paid individually,

Requirement of the program


  1. You need to find a university that have the subject you want to study and should receive an approval of admission
  2. according to below schedule date you should process your admission.
  3. Applicants for April 2022: March 25,2022
  4. Applicants for September/October/2022: August 25, 2022

The obligation of Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation

  • To support overseas students
  • Make a bridge contact between Japan with respective countries
  • To develop the young people’s talent who will work for peace

What Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation expects from you?

  • To have the mission of studying with clear goals
  • To be able to accept and get familiar with different cultures
  • Be able to talk and behave with others patiently
  • To understand the Yoneyama foundation’s mission and goals and put it in action

Characteristic of the program:

A financial support and personal support for overseas students

The entrance exam will be in your own country

Your responsibility :

  1. Know and communicate in Japanese language
  2. Join all meetings which will be hold in hostel
  3. In September and February of each year you must forward a report from your activity

The key skills of communication

The applicant should have:

  • English skill
  • Basic Japanese

Who are able to obtain the awards?

  • must not be a Japanese citizen
  • have graduation certificates
  • recommendation letter from your supervisor
  • your healthy result card of mental and physical condition
  • Age: The applicant must be under 45 years of age

Who are not able to apply?

  • If you are applying on other scholarships which is in process
  • If you have received a scholarship in the past from Yoneyama

Which documents you should attach?

  1. The name of the university/graduate school, the field/major course, the faculty advisor of the admission office you are applying must be clearly mentioned
  2. Copy of your admission application
  3. Research plan
  4. Clear the reason of studying in Japan
  5. 3 letter of recommendation( from recent school and recent job in your country and a targeted university in Japan)
  6. A copy of your certificate of Japanese language (not mandatory for undergraduate applicant and those who have not taken the Japanese Language Proficiency Test)
  7. your application must be complete by your hand writing

The procedures of application:

Applicants are requested to:

  • download the application forms from the links below,
  • fill out the application form and save them in PDF format and in name them with the their name (applicants name, e.g. ahmad Wafa _ 1 _ Application , Ahmad Wafa _ 3_plan and so on. )
  • Register yourself to apply for a scholarship for oversease candidates
  • Enter information to the dedicated forms on the website and upload the appllication documentations.
  • Submitt your application before 15 December 2021 1:00 P.M Japan time for both April and Fall 2022 Enrollment

Download the application forms

Application Guide for Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for Overseas Candidate

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For more information please visit the Rotary yoneyama Foundation

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