Honjo International Scholarship Foundation offers Scholarships for International Master and PhD Students, Japan 2013
About Scholarship: This scholarship is open to foreign students who will attend a graduate school at a Japanese university. The payment of the scholarship money will be issued starting from April, 2013. The scholarship winners are under no obligation to repay the amount they receive from the Foundation.
Study Subjects: Any subject
Course Level: Master and PhD
Scholarship By: Honjo International Scholarship Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Japan
Eligibility: The student is registered to attend a graduate school in Japan and does not possess Japanese citizenship. His or her academic achievement as well as moral character is exemplary. He or she must be considered to be in need of financial aid due to extenuating financial circumstances.
-The student must be registered to attend or have been accepted to attend a graduate school after April 1, 2012. He or she must be able to provide any of the following documentation: a certificate of enrollment, letter of admission or a letter attesting to the fact that the student has been accepted.
-To be eligible, students enrolled in a PhD Program must have been born after March 31, 1976. Those enrolled in a Master’s Program must have been born after March 31, 1981.
-The student must be able to assure the committee that he or she will be able to secure employment in his or her home country after graduating from a graduate school.
-The student must have a deep understanding of international friendship and goodwill, and be committed to make his or her contribution.
-The student must be able to carry an everyday conversation in Japanese. Interviews will be conducted in Japanese.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Number of awards offered: Scholarship is available for 15 to 20 students.
Duration: The period of the scholarship is set in accordance with the shortest period of time required to complete the intended degree.
Value: ¥200,000 per month for1 or 2 years, ¥180,000 per month for 3 years ,¥150,000 per month for 4 or 5 years
Notification: The first selection will be conducted with documents submitted by applicants. The results of the first selection will be announced by January 31, 2013 as the awarded candidates’ application numbers will be put on our website.Second selection: Interviews will be conducted between February 1 and 15, 2013, in Tokyo. Its detailed schedule will be communicated at a later date directly to those who passed the first step of the selection process.
Apply: By post
Deadline: November 30, 2012