Scholarship Detail

Japanese Government Scholarship for Japanese Studies

Program Information

Deadline Month: February
Application Deadline Dates: 02/26/2022
Award Amount: Tuition, stipend and travel
The Japanese Government’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is now offering one-year scholarships to study in Japan for currently enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Japanese language, Japanese affairs, or Japanese culture. This is a fully funded scholarship which covers academic fees, a monthly living stipend and a round trip ticket.The Japan Studies Scholarship Foundation is an outgrowth of Japan Week in San Francisco, a community event to foster closer cultural ties between the U.S. and Japan.
Type: Undergraduate Study, International Study, Research, Service Project
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
Other Requirements:
Applicants must hold US citizenship. (Applicants who hold Japanese nationality at the time of application are not eligible.) Applicants must have been born between April 2, 1991 and April 1, 2003. Applicants must be a current undergraduate student majoring in fields related to Japanese language or Japanese culture at a non-Japanese university. Applicants must have studied Japanese studies at a university for a total period of one year or more as of Sept. 1 2021. Applicants must have Japanese language ability sufficient for receiving education at a Japanese university in Japan. Applicants must arrive in Japan within two weeks before the first day of the study course set by the university (usually September or October). For this year, all U.S. applicants must provide a Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) score.

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Contact sponsor for application guidelines.

Further Information

Ms. Steven Goldman
Japan Information & Culture Center Consulate General of Japan San Francisco Attn: Steven Goldman.
275 Battery Street, Suite 2100
CA , 94 111
Steven.goldman@sr.mofa.go.jp
415-780-7086