International students may apply for Kyoto University Japan Scholarships Opportunities for the academic year 2022-2023.
The scholarship covers Masters, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate level programs at Kyoto University in the subject of All Subjects.
Application dates vary and are accessible to students from all around the world.
International students interested in studying at Kyoto University may apply for a range of scholarship programs.
However, the selection procedures are very tough, and most applications are only approved after matriculation.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Kyoto University/Partners
Scholarship Type: Full/Partially Funded Scholarships
Host Institution(s): Kyoto University, Japan
Scholarship Worth: Varies
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Nationality: International Students
Scholarships accepting applications before matriculation
Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarships
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan funds Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarships.
Prior to matriculation, applications should be submitted to a Japanese embassy or consulate (embassy recommendations) or the host university in Japan (university recommendations).
Benefits of MEXT Scholarships (as of April 2019; subject to change based on MEXT’s budget)
|Graduate students||Undergraduate students Japanese studies students|
|Monthly stipend||Research (non-degree) students 143,000 yenMaster’s and professional degree 144,000 yenDoctoral 145,000 yen||117,000 yen|
|Those residing in certain regions may be eligible for an additional monthly payment of 2,000 or 3,000 yen|
|Fee exemptions||Examination, admission, and tuition fees are exempted|
|Travel expense coverage||One round-trip ticket is provided|
Foreign government scholarships
Some overseas students get scholarships from their home countries to help them pay for their education.
Please contact the appropriate agency in your nation to learn more about the application dates, parks, and other information about such programs.
Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-Term Study in Japan)
International students admitted into a Japanese institution as part of a student exchange arrangement are eligible to apply for JASSO’s Scholarship for Short-Term Study in Japan.
This scholarship provides an 80,000 yen monthly stipend for the duration of your stay in Japan.
Applications for both the exchange program and Kyoto University Japan Scholarships should be submitted via the student’s home institution.
Other Scholarships, Application
Please keep in mind that many of these scholarships require candidates to have a basic understanding of Japanese.
University-nominated scholarships provide access to a list of programs that received applications via Kyoto University during the preceding academic year.
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