Japan Scholarships for International Students 2023 – Scholarship Roar

Do you want to start your study adventure in Japan? Good news! A number of scholarships are available in Japan for international students. In this article, we will explain in detail about the scholarships offered by top universities in Japan, their benefits, and step by step application process.

More than 500 scholarships are available at Japan’s top universities for international students for the academic year 2023-2024. These scholarships provide an average monthly stipend of $2000 along with tuition fees, accommodation charges, health insurance and travel allowance.

Apply for fully funded scholarships and fulfill your dream of studying at world-top universities like Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Honjo International Scholarship Foundation, National Institute of Genetics and many more.


MEXT Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is available for undergraduate, masters, PhD and training studies. MEXT scholarship will cover tuition fee, accommodation, monthly living allowance and round airfare travel expenses from your country to Japan.

Honjo International Scholarship Foundation


Honjo International Scholarship Foundation offers fully funded scholarships for international students. This scholarship is offered for masters and PhD. Honjo Scholarship provides monthly allowance, accommodation charges and Travel expenses for attending an international conference.

NIG Postdoctoral Fellowship

NIG Postdoctoral Fellowship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. Period of employment is up to 3 years from the initial date of hire with reappointment on an annual basis. This fellowship will provide annual salary approx. 4,100,000 JPY including tax will be paid, mutual society of health insurance, commuting allowance (conditional), and compensation insurance.

MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship

MEXT University Recommendation Scholarships are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarships are available for masters and PhD. MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship will cover 100% of tuition, 144,000 JPY per month for living expenses and economy class air travel.

Glasgow Caledonian University Scholarships

Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is a fully funded masters scholarship for international students.  JJ/WBGSP scholarship will cover the full tuition fee, accommodation, economy class air travel and monthly living stipend.


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