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Scholarships for Privately – Financed International Students

  1. We’ve edited the following information from the past information, so please use this as a reference. Check the most updated information for more details.
  2. If you apply for scholorship which you submit the application documents to IAD, you must meet the deadline.
  3. Some scholarships may not be available every year.
  4. You may apply up to five scholarships for each academic year, including Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship (for scholarships with recommendations only).
  5. If a student who has selected for one scholarship, the student must withdraw the application for the other organization.

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Scholarships Details Eligibility criteria: Nationality
※As of 1 April on the year of receiving
(公財)江守アジア留学生育英会  外国人私費留学生奨学生 / Emori Asian Foreign Student Scholarship Foundation Details Asian countries
(公財)三谷育英会 奨学生(外国人留学生)/ Mitani Foundation Scholarship Details Applicants are accepted by region ・East Asia ・Southeast Asia ・Other Asian countries & Africa ・Europe/US/Oceania)
(公財)朝鮮奨学会 大学・大学院奨学生 / Korean Scholarship Foundation Details Koreans
井内アジア留学生記念財団 大学(院)在籍留学生奨学金 (旧30型) IUCHI ASIA STUDENTS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP(Formerly Model 30) Details Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos
(公財)日揮・実吉奨学会 留学生向け給与奨学金 / JGC-S (Nikki-Saneyoshi) Scholarship Foundation Details None
(公財)藤井国際奨学財団 私費外国人留学生奨学生 / Fujii International Scholarship Foundation Details India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, South Korea, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, East Timor, Bhutan, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Maldives, Mongolia, Laos, Taiwan, Hong Kong
(公財)日本国際教育支援協会 ドコモ留学生奨学金 / (JEES) DOCOMO International Student Scholarship Details Asian countries
(公財)佐藤陽国際奨学財団 私費留学奨学生 秋募集 / Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation  Fall recruitment Details Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam
(公財)KDDI財団 外国人留学生助成 / KDDI Foundation Details As described in the application guideline on page 5, "Eligible Nationalities".  Those who have both Japanese and foreign nationality are not applicable.
(公財)帝人奨学会  帝人久村奨学生[博士後期課程] / TEIJIN Scholarship Foundation <Doctor's Program> Details None
Now Available(公財)ロータリー米山記念奨学会  ロータリー米山記念奨学生 / Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation Inc. Details None
Now Available (公財)平和中島財団(中島建吉記念奨学金) 外国人留学生奨学生 / Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Details None
(公財)日本国際教育支援協会 ソフトバンクAI人材育成奨学金 / Softbank AI Scholarship    Details None
(公財)佐藤陽国際奨学財団 私費留学奨学生 春募集 / Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation  Spring recruitment Details Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam
(公財)橋谷奨学会 奨学生 / Hashiya Scholarship Foundation       Details Indonesia
(公財)ヒロセ国際奨学財団 外国人留学生奨学生(一般奨学金) / Hirose International Scholarship Foundation Details Asian countries
(公財)帝人奨学会  帝人久村奨学生[博士前期課程] / Teijin Scholarship Foundation <Master's Program> Details None
(公財)佐川留学生奨学財団 私費外国人留学生奨学生 / SGH Scholarship Foundation Details ASEAN countries

(公財)江守アジア留学生育英会  外国人私費留学生奨学生 / Emori Asian Foreign Student Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Asian countries
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category None
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit US: Under 30, GS: Under 35
# of Scholarship Students Within Fukui prefecture US: About 4 pax, GS: About 6 pax  
UF Recommendation 15 pax in total of US and GS
Stipends US: ¥50,000 / month, GS: ¥60,000 / month
Duration For 1 year (Students can be granted the scholarship up to 3 yrs as maximum duration.)
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) May (Current year)  Applications for 2021 are now closed.

(公財)三谷育英会 奨学生(外国人留学生)/ Mitani Foundation Scholarship Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Applicants are accepted by region ・East Asia ・Southeast Asia ・Other Asian countries & Africa ・Europe/US/Oceania)
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category Excluding School of Medical Sciences
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit US, MP: Under 30, DP: Under 35
# of Scholarship Students Maximum of 5 pax from each of the 4 regions wihtin Hokuriku area (Fukui, Ishikawa, Toyama)
UF Recommendation 6 pax
Stipends ¥53,000 / month
Duration Until the standard term of graduation
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) April-May (Current year)  Applications for 2021 are now closed.

(公財)朝鮮奨学会 大学・大学院奨学生 / Korean Scholarship Foundation Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Koreans
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category None
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit US: Under 30, GS: Under 40
# of Scholarship Students 700-900 pax
UF Recommendation US:1pax, GS:1pax
Stipends US:¥25,000 / month, MP:¥40,000 / month, DP:¥70,000 / month
Duration For 1 year
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) April (Current year)  Applications for 2021 are now closed.

井内アジア留学生記念財団 大学(院)在籍留学生奨学金 (旧30型) IUCHI ASIA STUDENTS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP(Formerly Model 30) Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category US, MP, DP
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit US: under 27, MP DP: under 35
# of Scholarship Students 10 pax
UF Recommendation -
Stipends ¥30,000 / month
Duration From October 2021 to the standard graduation year
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) July (Current year)  Applications for 2021 are now closed.

(公財)日揮・実吉奨学会 留学生向け給与奨学金 / JGC-S (Nikki-Saneyoshi) Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality None
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category Graduate School of Engineering
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students
UF Recommendation 1 pax: runner-up for Monbukagakusho Honor's Scholarship
Stipends ¥300,000 / yr
Duration For 1 year (One-time payment)
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) April - May (Current year)

(公財)藤井国際奨学財団 私費外国人留学生奨学生 / Fujii International Scholarship Foundation Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, South Korea, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, East Timor, Bhutan, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Maldives, Mongolia, Laos, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category None
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit US: Under 25, MP: Under 30, DP: Under 35
# of Scholarship Students 16 pax (Including extending students)
UF Recommendation 1 pax
Stipends ¥50,000 / month
Duration US: 3yrs (maximum), MP: 2yrs (maximum), DP: 3 yrs (maximum) *Examine every year
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) On-campus deadline for entry: August 24 (Tue.) 2021, 17:00, for submission: September 24 (Fri.), 2021, 17:00. Please download the following application guidelines and forms, and submit them to the IAD in the manner indicated in the email from IAD.

(公財)日本国際教育支援協会 ドコモ留学生奨学金 / (JEES) DOCOMO International Student Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Asian countries
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category ・1st yr in the MP *Excluding Fall admission
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students 8 pax
UF Recommendation 1 pax
Stipends ¥120,000 / month
Duration Maximum 2 yrs
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) June (Next year)

(公財)佐藤陽国際奨学財団 私費留学奨学生 秋募集 / Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation  Fall recruitment Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category US: 2nd year or above and those who will be transferred.  GS: Enrolled and those who will be enrolled  Applicants must have at least 1 yr left until graduation from the date of receiving scholarship. Applicants must reside in Japan at the time of application.
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students Approx. 15 pax
UF Recommendation Approx. 3 pax
Stipends US: ¥150,000 / month, GS: ¥180,000 / month
Duration ・For 2 yrs ・Doctor students receive the scholarship until the term ends at his/her current program.
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) July (Current year/Next year)  Applications for 2021 (fall recruitment) are now closed.

(公財)KDDI財団 外国人留学生助成 / KDDI Foundation  Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality As described in the application guideline on page 5, "Eligible Nationalities".  Those who have both Japanese and foreign nationality are not applicable.
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category Graduate Students  Those who are engaged in research on the theme of information and communication or related matters in the fields of law, politics, economics, society, culture, and technology.
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit Under 35
# of Scholarship Students 10 pax
UF Recommendation 6 pax
Stipends GS: MAX¥100,000 / month
Duration 6 months or 12 months
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) July (Next year)  Applications for 2022 are now closed.

(公財)帝人奨学会  帝人久村奨学生[博士後期課程] / TEIJIN Scholarship Foundation <Doctor's Program>

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality None
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category ・School of Engineering or Medical Sciences ・Those who will move on to graduate school in Oct or April next yr
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students 10 pax (1 out of 10 will be interntional student)
UF Recommendation Depends on the application year
Stipends ¥60,000 / month
Duration Until the standard term of graduation
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) September (Next year)

Now Available(公財)ロータリー米山記念奨学会  ロータリー米山記念奨学生 / Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation Inc. Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality None
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category At the time when the scholarship starts, ・US: 3rd yr or above ・MP: any grade ・DP: 2nd yr or above *Those who will graduate within one year cannot apply.
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit Under 45
# of Scholarship Students Approx. 600 pax nationwide
UF Recommendation 7 pax
Stipends US:¥100,000 / month, GS:¥140,000 / month
Duration Maximum of 2 yrs
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) On-campus deadline: October 1 (Fri.) , 2021, 5:00 p.m. Please download the following application guidelines and application documents, and submit them to IAD in the manner indicated in the email from IAD. ( 1.募集要項 2.申込書類 2-1.指導教員からの推薦状(Word) 3.Q & A 4.指導教員の皆様へ )

Now Available (公財)平和中島財団(中島建吉記念奨学金) 外国人留学生奨学生 / Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality None
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category Those who are enrolled in a regular course at the time of application and will be enrolled at UF as of April 1 of the following year.
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students US: 40pax, GS: 40pax  
UF Recommendation US: 1 pax, GS: 1 pax
Stipends ¥100,000 / month
Duration For 1 yr
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) On-campus deadline: October 15 (Fri.) , 2021, 5:00 p.m. Please download the following application guidelines and application documents, and submit them to IAD in the manner indicated in the email from IAD. ( application guidelines application documents )

(公財)日本国際教育支援協会 ソフトバンクAI人材育成奨学金 / Softbank AI Scholarship   

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality None
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category Applicants need to be 1st yr in the Master's Program, April admission (Oct admission students are excluded)
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students 100pax (including Japanese students)
UF Recommendation 2 pax (include Japanese students)
Stipends ¥80,000 / month + One time payment ¥ 40,000
Duration For 1 yr
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) October (Next year) *Please check with Student Affairs Division

(公財)佐藤陽国際奨学財団 私費留学奨学生 春募集 / Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation  Spring recruitment Website

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category 1yr students and newly transferred students
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students Small number
UF Recommendation Depends on the application year
Stipends US: ¥150,000 / month, GS: ¥180,000 / month
Duration ・For 2 yrs ・Doctor students receive the scholarship until the term ends at his/her current program.
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) November - December (Next year)

(公財)橋谷奨学会 奨学生 / Hashiya Scholarship Foundation      

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Indonesia
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category Privately-financed international students who are enrolled or admitted to a university or graduate school (including research students).
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students Small number
UF Recommendation 2 pax (Including applicants moving on to higher education within UF)
Stipends ¥100,000 / month
Duration Until the standard term of graduation
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) December (Next year)

(公財)ヒロセ国際奨学財団 外国人留学生奨学生(一般奨学金) / Hirose International Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality Asian countries
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category US: Full time students, GS: Full time students
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit Under 35
# of Scholarship Students 10 pax (including Japanese students)
UF Recommendation 2 pax
Stipends US: ¥180,000 / month, GS: ¥200,000 / month
Duration Until the standard term of graduation
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) February (Next year)

(公財)帝人奨学会  帝人久村奨学生[博士前期課程] / Teijin Scholarship Foundation <Master's Program>

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality None
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category ・School of Medical or Engineering Sciences ・Those who will move on to graduate school in Oct or April next yr.
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit None
# of Scholarship Students 10 pax (1 out of 10 will be interntional student)
UF Recommendation Depends on the application year
Stipends ¥50,000 / month
Duration For 2 yrs
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) February (Next year)

(公財)佐川留学生奨学財団 私費外国人留学生奨学生 / SGH Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria: Nationality ASEAN countries
Eligibility Criteria: Student Category US: 3rd yr, MP: 1st yr *Excluding Fall admission students, DP: 2nd yr *Excluding Fall admission students
Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit US: Under 27, MP: Under 35, DP: Under 35
# of Scholarship Students US, MP: 16 pax, DP: 4 pax
UF Recommendation US: 1 pax, MP: 1 pax, DP: 1 pax
Stipends US, MP: ¥120,000 / month, DP: ¥180,000 / month
Duration US, MP: For 2 yrs, DP: For 2 yrs
Recruitment Period (Year to start receiving) February (Next year)

(*) There are also scholarships that individuals can apply for. The following is an example of a search site.
https://www.jpss.jp/ja/scholarship/?p=2