June 13, 2024
Japan Study Support Scholarship 2024

The Japanese government has started accepting applications for the 2024 Study Abroad Scholarship in Japan, which is aimed at international students who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at a Japanese university.

This scholarship provides 1 million yen for tuition, living expenses, and accommodation expenses for the first year if you enroll in a Japanese university.

This article details the Japan Study Support Scholarship participation conditions, benefits, period, required documents, and application method

Japan Study Support Scholarship Summary

Japan Study Support Scholarship Details:

.Japan Study Support Scholarships welcome international students from all over the world, excluding Japanese, who wish to establish a higher education institution in Japan.

Most scholarships are aimed at international students studying at Japanese universities. It is easy to receive a scholarship in Japan if you meet the academic ability, age, and financial requirements.

All Fellows are required to submit reports periodically (several times per year) during their fellowship. These reports may be posted on the JPSS website or in one of our related information brochures.

Japan Study Support Scholarship Requirements:

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to apply for the Japan Support Scholarship;

  • Has been accepted to enroll in a Japanese university undergraduate or graduate degree program starting spring (April/ May) of 2024 or autumn (September – November) of 2024, and enrollment has been confirmed.
  • Has a registered MY PAGE with JAPAN STUDY SUPPORT (hereinafter JPSS),
  • Has received a message from the aforesaid university via the “JPSS Scout function” prior to acceptance.
  • Is able to interview in either Japanese or English.
  • Has a Japanese bank account (in the applicant’s name) in to which scholarship money can be paid. Internet banks will not be accepted.
  • Is not a Japanese citizen.

Japan Study Support Scholarship Duration and Reward

The Japan Study Support Scholarship will provide;

  • 500,000 yen financial support paid to ONE successful applicant after he/she has enrolled into their specified Japanese university.
  • 100,000 yen financial support paid to TWO successful applicanst after he/she has enrolled into their specified Japanese university.

Required Documents for Japan Support Scholarship

To apply, you must submit the following documents:

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Application Form (Basic Information)
Essay (up to 350 English words or 800 Japanese characters about “motivation for studying in Japan and future goals”).

Self-introduction video (within 30 seconds)
If any false information is found in the application documents or materials, the application will be rejected, all scholarships already paid will be refunded, and the scholarship will be returned.

All scholarship holders must: Submit regular reports during the fellowship period

How To Apply for Japan Support Scholarship 2024

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the procedures below to apply for the Japan Support Scholarship;

  • Click on the button below to commence your application.
  • Apply for an undergraduate or postgraduate admission at any Japanese university
  • Apply for the Support Study Scholarship by creating and verifying your account
  • Attach all relevant documents and submit your application


Deadline: May 31, 2024