This is a list of the major scholarships for privately financed international students. Scholarships are granted based on the student’s academic record and financial situation. Some scholarships require diplomas, and academic transcripts from your university. Your faculty or graduate school can provide you with more information on how to apply.
Japanese Government Scholarship
Prospective international students may choose to first apply for a Japanese government scholarship through the Japanese embassy in their respective countries prior to arrival in Japan. This is a long process and competition is keen. For more information, check with the Japanese Embassy in your country for dates.
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List of Scholarships
Kagawa University International Foundation has several scholarships (¥80,000 or ¥60,000 monthly for four students and ¥20,000 monthly for two students) while a range of scholarships are offered by private foundations. Students however, need to be proficient in the Japanese language to stand a chance at winning a scholarship.
Kagawa University support fund
Kagawa University Foundation for the Advancement of Medical Studies
Memorial Fund for the 20th Anniversary of the Opening of a New Course at the Faculty of Medicine
Takamatsu International Association Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
JASSO Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan)
Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (JEES) General Scholarship
DoCoMo International Student Scholarship
Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation
The Korean Scholarship Foundation
The Fujii International Scholarship Foundation
Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation Inc.
Mitsubishi Corporation International Student Scholarship
Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Scholarship for Foreign Students in Japan
Kawashima Shoji Memorial Scholarship
Iwatani International Students Scholarship
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Scholarship