Scholarships

DA: Direct Application UR: University Recommendation
U: Undergraduate Program RS: Research Students M: Master Program D: Doctorate Program

Rules and regulations of applying for scholarships

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Tips on preparing scholarship applications and undergoing interviews

IMPORTANT NOTE : Those who applied for the direct application scholarship programs need to inform Kyomu-Gakari of that.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Updated on Scholarship Eligibility / Qualifications DA/UR Stipend Duration Deadline Application Form
June 19, 2019 2019 The Uehara Memorial Foundation Research Fellowship Program M, D / Not receiving other scholarships or grants / Those whose period of stay in Japan is three years or less in total / 39 years old or younger / Intending to study for one year or more UR ¥150,000/mUp to 2 years August 9, 2019 File 1 2 3 4 5
May 31, 2019 2019 Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation (Autumn Application) U, M, D / 1 year or more remaining period of enrollment from Oct., 2019 or Apr., 2020 / Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam / Not receiving other scholarships / Not having parents who work in Japan / Be fluent in Japanese to study and conduct research UR U:¥150,000/m
M:¥180,000/m
D:¥180,000/m
Up to 2 years (U & M)
Up to 3 years (D)
July 24, 2019 File 1 2 3 4 5
May 29, 2019 2019 The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation Scholarship Asia, Africa, Latin America / Students who will start the Master's program in fall 2019 / Not receiving other scholarship UR Living expense:¥120,000/m
Admission Fee & Tuition
Up to 2 years August 21, 2019 Please contact the Student Affairs Section (agr-kyom@grp.tohoku.ac.jp).
May 29, 2019 2019 JGC-S Scholarship Foundation U, M, D / A receiver of the other scholarships & the tuition waver can apply / Not a past recipient of the JGC-S Scholarship / Must not live with family members in Japan UR ¥300,000/yOne Year August 19, 2019 File 1 2
May 22, 2019 22020 Nitori International Scholarship Foundation U, M / Not receiving other scholarships / Basic Japanese Ability DA ¥80,000/mThe end of the regular study period October 31, 2019 File Link
May 17, 2019 2019 Rotary Club of Sendai West U, M, D / Not receiving other scholarships DA ¥50,000/mOne Year May 23, 2019 File
April 10, 2019 2019 Kamei Memorial Foundation U(3rd or 4th), M, D / Not receiving scholarship of 120,000 JPY or more per month in total (including stipend from Kamei Memorial Foundation) UR U:¥50,000/m
M:¥60,000/m
D:¥60,000/m
The end of the regular study period April 17, 2019 File 1 2
April 8, 2019 2019 Ajinomoto Scholarship for Students from Overseas M, D / Asia, Africa or South America / A field directly relating to food, nutrition, or health science / 29 years old or younger as of April 1, 2019 UR ¥150,000/mUp to 2 years April 25, 2019 File 1 2
April 8, 2019 2019 Tohoku Development Memorial Foundation D(2nd or 3rd) / Not receiving MEXT scholarship UR ¥60,000/m1 year April 18,2019 File
April 3, 2019 2019 MEXT Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students AMB Course Students or HS Course Students UR ¥48,000/m1 year April 18,2019 Distributed at the Student Affairs Section (Kyomu-Gakari)
April 3, 2019 2019 Ushio Foundation Scholarship (For Chinese Students) M, D / China / Not receiving other scholarships DA ¥120,000/mThe end of the regular study period May 7, 2019 File 1 2 3
March 29, 2019 2019 Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation U(3rd & 4th:excellent academic records),M, D / 38 years old or younger as of April 1, 2019 / A field directly relating to human health (Medicine, Pharmacology, biology, nutrition,
, etc.), Engineering or Business Administration (International Relations)
DA ¥1,000,000/y
¥1,500,000/y
¥2,000,000/y
1 year Online
Renewing: April 16, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
New: April 23, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Mail
Renewing:April 18, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
New: April 25, 2019, 3:00 p.m.
File Link
March 29, 2019 2019 Sojitz Foundation Scholarship U:3rd year or 4th year, 29 years old or under / M & D:34 years old or under / Not Receiving Other Scholarships (Tohoku University President Fellowship Students who apply for the tuition waver cannot apply for this scholarship) UR U: ¥70,000/m
M: ¥100,000/m
D: ¥100,000/m
Up to 2 years April 9, 2019 File 1 2
March 27, 2019 2019 Honjo International Scholarship Foundation M, D / Not receiving other scholarships / Not gaining employment other than part-time jobs related to your studies / More than 1 year left until graduation (from Sep. 2019) / Able to communicate in Japanese / D:Born after Aug. 31, 1983, M:Born after Aug. 31, 1988 DA ¥200,000/m(1-2 years),
¥180,000/m(3 years) or
¥150,000/m(4-5 years)
Until completion May 6, 2019 Link
March 15, 2019 2019 JEES Scholarship (Priority Countries) U, M, D / Students from countries which send small number of students to Japan / More than 1 year left until graduation (from Apr. 2019)/ Not receiving other scholarships of 48,000 JPY or more per month (Excluding tuition waver) UR ¥50,000/mUp to 2 years April 11, 2019 File 1 2 3
March 15, 2019 2019 AEON Scholarship U: 30 years or under, M: 35 years or under / General : Indonesia, Cambodia, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar & Laos, ASEAN: Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar & Laos / General : A holder of 2nd grade Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N2) or higher, ASEAN : A holder of 3rd grade Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N3) or higher / Not receiving other scholarships UR ¥100,000/m+tuitionUp to 2 years March 26, 2019 File 1 2 3 4 5 6
March 13, 2019 2019 Yasuda Scholarship Foundation (Sports) U (1st, 2nd & 3rd ) / A member of Athletic Team (Play Sports) UR ¥100,000/mUntil completion April 8, 2019 File
March 6, 2019 2019 The Korean Scholarship Foundation U M&D Korea, North Korea / U : 29 years or under as of April 1, 2019 , M & D : 39 years or under as of April 1, 2019 / Not receiving other scholarships / U: 1st year students - GPA of Senior in High School must be 3.2 or above, Undergraduate 2nd~4th year students - GPA of last academic year must be 2.7 or above UR U: ¥25,000/m
M: ¥40,000/m
D: ¥70,000/m
1 year April 8, 2019 File 1 U1 U2 M&D1 M&D2 M&D3
March 1, 2019 2019 Hashiya Scholarship Foundation Indonesia / U, M, D / Not receiving other scholarships / Those who have formally reported their stay in Japan to the Indonesian embassy UR 100,000/mUntil completion March 15, 2019 File 1 2 3 4
February 7, 2019 2019 The Kobayashi International Scholarship Foundation Asia / U(3rd or 4th), M, D / Younger than 35 years old as of April 1, 2019 / Not receiving other scholarships of 50,000 JPY or more per month / Able to communicate in Japanese / Able to attend exchange meetings UR U:¥150,000/m
M:¥180,000/m
D:¥180,000/m
U: Up to 2 years
M: Up to 2 years
D: Up to 3 years
February 15, 2019 File 1 2
January 28, 2019 2019 SGH Scholarship Foundation Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia / U : 3rd and under 26 years or younger as of April 1, 2019, M : 1st, Newly Entering Students and under 34 years or younger as of April 1, 2019, D : 2nd and under 34 years or younger as of April 1, 2019 / Not receiving other scholarships / Able to communicate in Japanese UR ¥120,000/m2 years March 20, 2019 File 1 U M D
January 28, 2019 2019 The Asahi Glass Scholarship Foundation Thailand, Indonesia, Korea / Not major in medical, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy / M(1st year) & D(1st year) / Not receiving other scholarships of 100,000 JPY or more per month / Able to communicate in Japanese / Able to attend an interview on Jun 18 or 19 and a ceremony on July 11, 2019. UR ¥100,000/mM: Up to 2 years
D: Up to 3 years
April 9, 2019 File 1 2 3 4 5
January 18, 2019 2019 TEIJIN Scholarship Foundation KUMURA M / Research Field : Medical/Pharmaceutical Science, Bio-science, Science, Engineering or Information Science / Newly Entering Students in Sep., 2018, Oct., 2018, or Apr., 2019 UR ¥ 50,000/mUntil completion February 8, 2019 File 1 2
January 16, 2019 2019 Tokyo Marine Kagami Memorial Foundation Scholarship for ASEAN Students ASEAN (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) / M: 30 years old or under as of April 1, 2019, D: 35 years old or under as of April 1, 2019 / Not receiving other scholarships UR ¥180,000/mThe end of the regular study period March 20, 2019 File 1 2
December 14, 2018 2019 The Kamenori Foundation Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam / M, D / Humanities, Social Science / Not receiving other scholarships / Not past recipients of this scholarship UR ¥200,000/mM: Up to 2 years
D: Up to 3 years
January 11, 2019 File 1 2 3 Link
December 5, 2018 2019 The Asian Foundation for International Scholarship Interchange / Kawaguchi Shizu Memorial Scholarship Asia / U : 29 years old or younger,M & D : 34 years old or younger / A holder of TOPJ Advanced C or Equivalent Level of JLPT / Not receiving other scholarships UR U:¥60,000/m
M:¥60,000/m
D:¥70,000/m
1 year December 26, 2018 File
December 5, 2018 2018 Tohoku University President Fellowship RS, M, D / Current Students or Newly-Enrolled Students (Apr., 2019 - Oct., 2019) UR Equivalent to full amount of Tuition (Application Fee & Admission Fee)Minimum years required for graduation/completion December 26, 2018 File 1 2
November 28, 2018 Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation (2019 Spring Application) U: Graduating from technical college in Japan and transferring to Tohoku University in April, 2019, M & D: Newly Entering Students in April, 2019 / Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor & Vietnam / Not receiving other scholarships / Basic Japanese Ability / Not living with parents who work in Japan UR U:¥150,000/m
M:¥180,000/m
D:¥180,000/m
U & M : 2 years
D : Until completion
December 10, 2018 File 1 2 3 4 Link
November 28, 2018 2019 The Iwatani International Scholarships (The Iwatani Naoji Foundation) M, D / China, South Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam / M: 29 years old or under as of April 1, 2019, D: 34 years old or under as of April 1, 2019 / Natural Science / Basic Japanese Ability / Not receiving other scholarships DA ¥150,000/m1 year December 20, 2018 File Link
November 26, 2018 2018 Kurosawa Foundation Scholarship U, M, D / Not receiving scholarships other than JASSO / Please fill out the application forms in Japanese DA ¥360,000/yUntil completion December 31, 2018 File 1 2 3
November 14, 2018 2019 Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship U(3rd or 4th), M, D / Not receiving other scholarships / More than 1 year or more remaining period of enrollment from Apr., 2019 / English-Taught Course Students (AMB & Human Security) are allowed to fill in the application form in English / Not past recipients of the Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship UR U: ¥100,000/m
M: ¥150,000/m
D: ¥150,000/m
The end of the regular study period December 26, 2018 For more details, please contact the Student Affairs Section (agr-kyom@grp.tohoku.ac.jp).
Link
November 14, 2018 2019 Kyoritsu International Foundation Scholarship U, M, D / 2 years or more remaining period of enrollment from Apr., 2019 / South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, East Timor, Brunei and Maldives / Kyoritsu Foundation Scholarship : Not receiving other scholarships / Kyoritsu Maintenance Scholarship : Not receiving other scholarship of 50,000 JPY or more per month UR Kyoritsu Foundation Scholarship : ¥100,000/m
Kyoritsu Maintenance Scholarship : ¥60,000/m
Kyoritsu Foundation Scholarship : 2 years
Kyoritsu Maintenance Scholarship : 1 year
January 7, 2019 File 1 2
November 2, 2018 2019 LOTTE Foundation Scholarship U, M, D / Asia / 35 years old or under as of April 1, 2019 / Not receiving other scholarships / Able to communicate in Japanese (1st grade Japanese Language Proficiency Test) / Total amount of spouse's annual income must be less than 5,000,000 JPY / GPA must be 2.40 or above (2.60 or above : M & D) UR ¥180,000/mUp to 2 years November 19, 2018 File 1 2
October 24, 2018 2019 Seiho Scholarship Program (The Life Insurance Association of Japan) U(move to the 3rd year in Apr., 2019), M(1st, newly-enrolled students in Apr., 2019) / India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Bhutan, Brunei, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia & Laos / Not receiving other scholarships / Basic Japanese Ability UR ¥100,000/mUntil completion
(Max. of 2 years)
November 7, 2018 File 1 2 3
October 24, 2018 2019 Epson International Scholarship Foundation M, D / 34 years old or younger / Not receiving other scholarships / Basic Japanese ability UR ¥100,000/mUntil completion
(Max. of 2 years)
November 22, 2018 File 1 2
October 17, 2018 2019 Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation M, D / 38 years old or younger as of April 1, 2019 / A field directly relating to human health (such as Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacology, etc.), Engineering or MBA / Not receiving other scholarships / Not past recipients/applicants of this scholarship /More than 1 year left until graduation (from Apr., 2019) UR ¥1,000,000/y,
¥1,500,000/y,
or ¥2,000,000/y
1 years November 2, 2018
(No need to complete online submission beforehand)
File 1 2 3 Link
October 17, 2018 2019 KAWASHIMA SHOJI Memorial Scholarship U(3rd or 4th), M, D (in Apr. 2019)/ Not receiving other scholarships of 50,000 JPY or more per month UR ¥100,000/mMax. of 2 years November 26, 2018 File
September 27, 2018 2019 ITO Foundation for International Education Exchange M / Not receiving other scholarships / Students who will start the Master's program in fall 2018 or spring 2019 / Basic Japanese ability / Preferably 29 years old or younger as of April 1, 2019 DA ¥180,000/m2 years October 31, 2018 Link
September 19, 2018 2019 JT Global Scholarship M, D / Asia, Middle East, Africa, North America, South America, and Europe UR ¥130,000/mUp to 2 years November 6, 2018 File 1 2
September 19, 2018 2019 T. Banaji Indian Students Scholarship U, M, D / India / Not receiving other scholarships UR ¥100,000/mThe end of the regular study period October 30, 2018 File 1 2
September 14, 2018 2019 Heiwa Nakajima Foundation U / Not receiving the other scholarship of 30,000 JPY or more per month / Not past recipients of this scholarship UR ¥100,000/m 1 year October 5, 2018 File 1 2
September 5, 2018 2019 Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship U(3rd or 4th), M(1st or 2nd), D(2nd or 3rd)/ 44 years old or under / Not receiving other scholarships / Not past recipients of the Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship UR U: ¥100,000/m
M: ¥140,000/m
D: ¥140,000/m
Unitil completion September 19, 2018 File 1 2
August 24, 2018 2019 TEIJIN Scholarship foundation KUMURA D / Research field : Medical/Pharmaceutical Science, Biosience, Science, Engineering or Information Science / Newly Entering Students in Sep., 2018, Oct., 2018, or Apr., 2019 UR ¥60,000/mUnitil completion September 4, 2018 File 1 2 3 4
August 24, 2018 2018 Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Scholarship U, M & D / Taiwan / Born after Apr. 2, 1984 / Not receiving other scholarship DA U & M : ¥144,000/m+tuition, D: ¥145,000/m+tuitionThe end of the regular study period October 26, 2018 File URL
July 20, 2018 2019 Tokyu Foundation for foreign Students M: Born after Apr.1. 1989, D: Born after. 1, 1984/ Korea, China, Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Islands (Fiji, Tonga, etc.) / Not receiving other scholarship of 360,000 JPY or more per year DA ¥180,000/mUp to 2 years September. 28, 2018 File 1
July 5, 2018 018 LOTTE Scholarship Foundation U, M, D / Asia / Not receiving other scholarships / Able to communicate in Japanese (1st grade Japanese Language Proficiency Test or equivalent) / 35 years old or under UR ¥180,000/mUp to 2 years July 17,2018 File 1 2
May 25, 2018 2019 CWAJ Graduate Scholarship for Non-Japanese Women to Study in Japan M, D / Not receiving other scholarship of 1,500,000 JPY or more per year DA ¥2,000,000/yone year Oct. 15 - 23, 2018 File 1 2
May 8, 2018 2019 Nitori International Scholarship Foundation U, M / Not receiving other scholarships DA ¥110,000/m or ¥150,000/mone year November 18, 2018 File 1 2
April 6, 2018 2018 JGC-S Scholarship Foundation,Type 3 M, D / Younger than 35 years old / Oil or gas producing country in the Middle-east, Africa, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and Mekong Area / Research Field : Science and/or Technology / Not receiving other scholarship UR ¥150,000/m1 year April 25,2018 File 1 2 3
April 5, 2018 2018 Kaneko Foundation for International Cultural Communication U(3rd or 4th), M, D / Asia (Excluding China) / Not receiving other scholarship UR ¥60,000/m1 year April 13,2018 File 1 2 3
March 30, 2018 2018 Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (JEES) Scholarship for the Promotion of Japanese Language Learning (JLTCT) U, M, D / Successful examinees of JLTCT of 2017 / More than 1 year left until graduation (from Apr. 2018) / Not receiving other scholarship from JEES UR ¥50,000/mMAX 2 years April 12, 2018 File 1 2
March 29, 2018 2018 The Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Scholarship Foundation U(3rd or4th, 31 years old or under), M, D(38 years old or under)/ Be able to communicate in Japanese UR U:¥70,000/m
M:¥100,000/m
D:¥100,000/m
The end of the regular study period April 24,2018 File 1 2 3 4 5
February 28, 2018

2018 JEES Scholarship (General)

U: 2nd, 3rd or 4th year, M, D / GPA of previous academic year must be 2.60 or above / Not receiving other scholarship of 60,000 JPY or more per month (Excluding tuition waver)  UR
¥30,000/mUp to 2 years April 10, 2018 File 1 2 3
January 19, 2018

2018 Tatsunoko International Scholarship

Asia / 35 years old or younger as of April 1, 2018 / U : Not receiving other scholarships of 48,000 JPY or more per month, M&D : Not receiving other scholarships of 65,000 JPY or more per month / Those who can communicate in Japanese UR
100,000/m Up to 2 years January 25, 2018 File 1 2 Link
February 8, 2017

2017 Lions Club International District 332-C Scholarship

U, M, D / 34 years old or under / Not receiving other scholarships of 100,000 JPY or more per month UR ¥100,000/y1 Year March 3, 2017 File 1 2
December 28, 2016

2017 Mizuho International Foundation

International Students / U, RS, M, D / Cultural Science or Human Sciences / Not receiving other scholarships / Two years or more remaining period of enrollment from Oct., 2017 UR ¥100,000/m2 years February 28, 2017 File 1 2
December 2, 2016 2017 Yuasa International Student Scholarship Mongol, China, Hong Cong, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam, Bhutan, Laos, Cambodia, Thai, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Myanmar) / M, D / Not receiving other scholarships UR ¥100,000/m1 year January 13, 2017 File 1 2
September 23, 2016 2017 Watanuki International Scholarship Foundation M, D / Asia-Pacific Region / Not receiving other scholarships / Not past
recipients of this scholarship / Never ever repeated a year
UR ¥150,000/m 1 year October 3, 2016 File
March 11, 2016 2016 TOBE MAKI Scholarship Foundation U(3rd or4th), M, D / 30 years old or under as of April 1, 2016 / Research Field : Chemistry, Food science, Art, Physical Education, or Business Administration / More than 1 year left until graduation (from Apr. 2016) DA ¥50,000/m 1 Year May 6, 2016 Link
January 13, 2016 Fuji Xerox Co.,Ltd / 2016 The Setsutaro Kobayashi Memorial Fund East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia & Oceania / D / Research Field :Humanities (Cultural Science) or Social Sciences DA ¥1,200,000/y
1 year February 29, 2016 Link 1 2
October 15, 2104 Tojuro Iijima Foundation for Food Science and Technology October 31, 2014 PDF

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