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
|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.