Japanese Language Resources
This following list of scholarships is an informational resource only. For details about a particular program, please contact the sponsoring organization.
Japanese Government Scholarships
- Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for U.S. Citizens
- Honors Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students
- Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan)
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan
Japanese Private Foundation Scholarships
U.S. Government Scholarships
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
- Boren Awards
- Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program
- Fulbright U.S. Student Program
U.S. Non-Profit Scholarships
The Japan Student Services Organization offers searchable databases of schools and study programs. Prospective students are encouraged to explore their options to find the best fit.
- Universities Search Tool
- Short-Term Programs Search Tool
- University Degree Courses Offered in English
- GATHER INFORMATION
Check the necessary language skills and required costs.
- CHOOSE A SCHOOL
Request school information and application forms.
Confirm admission requirements and examinations.
- TAKE A TEST
Take the required test (JLPT, TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, IB, etc.).
- APPLY ONLINE
Upload necessary documents to each university's website.
*Confirmation is required as each university has its own application method.
- COMPLETE ENROLLMENT PROCESS
Receive permission to enroll. Pay tuition fees.
- PREPARE FOR DEPARTURE
Apply for visa. Purchase flight and insurance.
Studying Abroad in Japan Flyer
STUDY IN JAPAN Guidebook