Kyoto University Japan Scholarships for International Students 2023-2024

Kyoto University Japan Scholarship Opportunities 2023-2024 is open to international students. The scholarship allows graduate, undergraduate, postgraduate programs in the field of all subjects taught at Kyoto University. Application deadlines vary and are open to interested students worldwide.

Wide variety of scholarship programs are available for international students who wishes to study at Kyoto University. However, selection procedures are highly competitive and in most cases applications are accepted only after registration.


Scholarship Sponsors: Kyoto University/Partners

Scholarship Type: Fully/Partially Funded Scholarships

Host institutions: Kyoto University, Japan

Scholarship Worth: Various

Number of awards: Enough

Level of education: Undergraduate Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Also Check: ADB – University of Tokyo Japan Scholarship Program 2023

Scholarships accepting applications prior to registration

Japanese Government Scholarships (Monbukagakusho: MEXT).

The Japanese Government Scholarships (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) are sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan. Applications should be submitted prior to enrolment, either through a Japanese embassy or consulate (embassy recommendations), or through the host university in Japan (university recommendations).

MEXT Scholarship Benefits (as of April 2019, subject to change depending on MEXT budget)

graduate students Undergraduate students
Japanese studies students
monthly stipend Research (non-degree) students 143,000 yen
Graduate and professional degree 144,000 yen
Ph.D. 145,000 yen
117,000 yen
Those residing in certain areas may be entitled to an additional monthly payment of ¥2,000 or ¥3,000
fee waivers Examination, admission and tuition fees are excluded
cover travel expenses A return ticket is provided

Foreign Government Scholarships

Some international students finance their studies with scholarships from their national governments. To learn about application periods, benefits and other details of such programs, contact the relevant agency in your country.

Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-Term Study in Japan)

International students who have been admitted to a Japanese university under a student exchange agreement can apply for the scholarship for short-term study in Japan, administered by JASSO. This scholarship consists of a monthly stipend of ¥80,000, provided throughout the period of stay in Japan.

Applications must be submitted to Kyoto University through the student’s home institution, together with those for the exchange program itself.

Also Check: Japan Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for International Students 2022 [Fully Funded]

Other Scholarships, Application and Eligibility

Please note that many of these scholarships expect applicants to have a certain level of Japanese language proficiency.

A list of programs that accepted applications through Kyoto University in the previous academic year is available through Scholarships designated by the University.

Visit the Official Website for more details

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