Scholarships After Enrolling

Scholarships potentially available after starting class at IUJ

Students may have chances to apply for scholarships provided by the following foundations after they have enrolled and started classes at IUJ.  You are not able to apply before coming to campus and settling in here. Scholarship Information will be posted on the Office of Student Services bulletin board. The OSS staff will assist with the applications.  Many of the scholarships are provided by outside sources, and only administered by the OSS.  IUJ cannot guarantee these will be available every year, nor that an IUJ student will win the scholarship in the country-wide competitive process (except Type D).

Honors Scholarship (Monthly Stipend: 48,000 yen):

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)  provides a limited number of scholarships for international students who are fully or partially financed privately. Applications are accepted through IUJ with an IUJ recommendation after being enrolled at IUJ. Application period is between late September and mid October. Initial awards are for October to March the following year.

A new application must then be submitted for the April to March fiscal year, and the renewal is not guaranteed.

Below is a chart of slots allocated for IUJ over the past several years.

<< Updated as of July 1, 2014 >>

Slots allocated to IUJ for April-March Renewal PeriodNumber of IUJers who AppliedNumber of IUJers who did not get the award
201472114
2013123119
2012113322
2011173316
201023274

IUJ Alumni Sohei Nakayama Memorial Scholarship

Type-D (Monthly Stipend: 100,000 yen)

This scholarship, provided by Alumni donations to the ThANKS Fund, provides a living stipend to students in the 2nd year. Successful applications will have already demonstrated campus leadership aimed at helping the IUJ community interact, and aimed at supporting IUJ-town relations in their 1st year. They will also be committed to continuing this community development in their 2nd year and as an alum to strengthen the Alumni World-wide network.. Application period: May of their 1st year.  Award is given from September to June the 2nd year at IUJ for those in Japan and on campus.


Additional Scholarships made available through IUJ

Details on most of these scholarships are available on the following websites:

All: http://www.jasso.go.jp/en/study_j/scholarships/index.html

Private Foundation: http://www.jasso.go.jp/study_j/documents/scholarships_e_private.pdf 

Scholarship Information will be posted on the Office of Student Services bulletin board. The OSS staff will assist with the applications.  Many of the scholarships are provided by outside sources, and only administered by the OSS.

Application Deadline for internal (on campus) screening
before recommendations are made to the Scholarship Provider
Scholarship Name Eligibility Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun.
Sato Yo International Japanese Skills required. Must already be in Japan by early September to apply with IUJ’s help. *
Rotary Yoneyama Japanese Skills required
Age limitation
*
Heiwa Nakajima Japanese Skills required *
MEXT Age limitation (Suspended since 2016) *
Iwatani Naoji Specific country Japanese Skills required Age limitation *
Kubota Asia, Africa, Middle East *
Asahi Glass specific country *
Shundo Japanese Skills required
Age limitation
*
Otsuka Toshimi Asia, Middle East, Africa
GPA limitation
*

Direct application (apply on your own)
Scholarship Name Eligibility Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun.
Tokyu Foundation Japanese Skills required *
CWAJ Women only Japanese Skills required *
Honjo International Japanese Skills required Age limitation *

Additional Leads:

For scholarship sites to research for possible scholarship applications in addition to the above, please see

http://www.jasso.go.jp/study_j/scholarships_sfisij_e.html

Notes on Conditions:

  • Japanese Skills required: Levels of requirement vary. Some are basic, but most require strong communication skills. Most require the applicant to write their application documents in Japanese on their own., or present their IUJ research work verbally in Japanese.
  • Age Limitation: Some require applicants to be less than 30 or 35 years of age. See specifics for each scholarship.
  • Specific Country: Some scholarships provide only certain nationalities with support, and these often change year to year depending on the aim of the scholarship provider. Please see their specific info on the links provided. If know, IUJ has noted the info. If varying, we ask you to check the websites.