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Criteria for scholarships


Japanese Government’s (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship

You need to have a recommendantion from Japan’s embassy or recommendation from a Japanese university. The person receiveing this scholarship cannot accept income from another’s.
・Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Fee to Support Foreign Exchange Students
Aimed at foreigners exchange students who are paying for school and other things by themselves. Also, for those who have a good grades depeding on your level. The money your family sent (except for the classes fees and entrance fee) must be under 90,000 yen. And other conditions.
※This program from year 2016 will be under the name “Exchange Students Acceptance Encouragement Program”.


Support Scholarship for Study Abroad (Accepting Agreement)

Aimed at those who cannot afford studying abroad. Candidates must be qualified to have a residential visa in Japan in order to study. Candidates also must have nationality from a country where Japan has relations. Among other conditions.


Local governments, International Exchange Organizations’ scholarships

Depending on the types, the criterias are different. Depending on the area you life or where the university you belong is located, it has limits. The majority of the cases, you cannot apply for other scholarships or accept income from another.


Private scholarship organization

In some cases they only accept students from a certain school, students with a certain major, students from a certain country or a certain nationality. If you don’t match with their criteria, they won’t see you as a potential candidates so be careful. In the majority of the cases, you cannot apply for other scholarships or accept income from another.