Japanese Government Scholarships (Japanese studies student) and Their Content (Fiscal 2012)


Level of studies Undergraduate level
Eligibility University student (undergraduate level)
Age limit (at time of granting) At least 18 and under 30
Duration One academic year
Preliminary Japanese-language training None
Fields of specialized training Japanese language or special training related to Japan
Designated countries Worldwide (74 countries and regions)
Planned number of new scholarship recipients 190 people
Scholarship stipend ¥120,000~117,000 per month
Tuition Tuition waived for national universities; tuition for public and private universities paid for by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Travel allowance Roundtrip fare (air ticket) provided
Medical fee assistance Provided within the limits of budget
Embassy recommendation Yes
University recommendation (overseas application) Yes
University recommendation (local acceptance) No
Application Guidelines Click here
Examination Questions Click here
Examinations required for Embassy recommendation Japanese