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Scholarships Before Leaving for Japan

You can apply for some scholarships available for international students in your home country before you leave for Japan.

Japanese Government Scholarships

Types:

(A) Embassy Recommendation

Apply through the embassies of the applicants' native coutries

 

(B) University Recommendation

Apply through the university which has exchange agreements with Kumamoto University

 

Types of student status and monthly stipend:

(A)    Students

Doctoral course students
Master's course students
Research students

(B) Teacher training students

(C) Undergraduate students

(D) Japanese studies students


145,000yen
144,000yen
143,000yen
143,000yen
117,000yen
117,000yen

 

Japan-Korea Joint Government Scholarship Program for the Students in Science and Engineering Departments

High school graduates from the Republic of Korea are invited to pursue a four year science degree at a national university in Japan. This scheme is aimed at acquiring most advanced technology and information, as well as promoting mutual understanding between Japan and Korea.
Monthly stipend: 117,000yen

 

Reservation Program for Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (JASSO)

Those students who score high marks in the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students are eligible to receive a study grant for privately funded international students.
Monthly stipend: 48,000yen
 

Further information

Website of the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
http://www.jasso.go.jp/study_j/scholarships_e.html

 

Short-Term Students Exchange Promotion Program

International exchange students who will come to Japan to study for a period of one year under student exchange agreements with our university.
Monthly stipend: 80,000yen
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