Honjo International Scholarship for Higher Studies in Japan

Honjo International Scholarship for Higher Studies in Japan

Designation/Position- Honjo International Scholarship

Honjo International Scholarship Foundation, Japan invites application for scholarship from eligible international candidates.

About- Honjo International Scholarship Foundation has been established to provides to bright holders who are struggling to study under different conditions in developing nations.

Honjo International Scholarship

Summary

  • Scholarship is open to foreign students who will attend a Japanese university.
  • Fall Scholarship: April 1 – April 30 (2021)Spring Scholarship: September 1 – October 31 (20 21)※The detailed dates will be announced in the application guideline.
  • The payment of the scholarship money will be issued starting from April 2021 onwards.
  • The student must be able to carry an everyday conversation in Japanese.
  • The candidate must have a strong will to serve in his / her home country as a future career plan.
  • The travel grant to cover the expenses to attend an international conference will beprovided to scholarship recipients, based on our scholarship provision rules.

Scholarship area: All areas are available (doctoral or master’s degree)

Location- Japan

Eligibility/Qualification–

  1. The student who does not possess Japanese citizenship
  2. The student must be enrolled as of April 2021 or currently applying for the academic course starting from April 2021 at a graduate school in Japan.
  3. Those who are already enrolled and those who are not enrolled yet (including people who are currently employed with jobs at the time of applying for the program) are both eligible to apply for this scholarship if you are going to be enrolled in April 2021.
  4. Those who are going to enter graduate schools in Autumn 2021 should apply for the 2021 program which starts accepting applications from April 1 to April 30, 2021 (scheduled).
  5. In principle, the student enrolling in a professional graduate school is not eligible to apply.
    However, the student who can submit a research plan is eligible to apply.
  6. The enrollment duration until graduation must be longer than 12 months.
  7. The candidate must have a strong will to serve in his / her home country as a future career plan.
  8. The student must have a deep understanding of international friendship and goodwill, and must attend the events organized by the foundation and take part in the network as an alumni member.
  9. The student must be able to carry an everyday conversation in Japanese. Interviews will be conducted in Japanese. (no exception)

Age Limit:

  • for the PhD program: 35 yrs
  • for the master’s program: 30 yrs

Scholarship Description- 

  1. This scholarship is open to foreign students who will attend a graduate school at a Japanese university.
  1. The payment of the scholarship money will be issued starting from April 2021 onwards.
  2. The scholarship recipient is under no obligation to repay the amount they receive from
    our Foundation.
  3. The period of the scholarship for the recipient is set in accordance with the shortest period
    of time required to complete the intended degree.
    4.1. ¥200,000 per month for 1 or 2 years
    4.2. ¥180,000 per month for 3 years
    4.3. ¥150,000 per month for 4 years or 5 years
  4. The student is not allowed to change his / her course after the scholarship period has
    commenced.
  5. Those whose enrollment period is shorter than one year are not eligible to apply.
  6. The travel grant to cover the expenses to attend an international conference will be
    provided to scholarship recipients, based on our scholarship provision rules.
Application PeriodFall Scholarship: April 1– April 30 (2021)
Spring Scholarship: September 1 – October 31 (2021)
※The detailed dates will be announced in the application guideline.
Screening Methoddocument screening, interview(s)
Number of Scholarships availableFall Scholarship: a few
Spring Scholarship: Ten

How to Apply- 

  1. Confirm that you are eligible to apply.
  2. Enter “web application system”. Fill out the application form and upload the required documents.
  3. Once the documents are submitted, the application number will be issued, and PDF of your application form will be created. Please save the PDF file as you will need it when the result is announced on our website.

Last Date for Apply– 31 October 2021

September 1, 2021 ~
October 31, 2021
Application period
January 31, 2022Result of document screening announced
※The application number of applicants moving onto the interview process will be posted on our website.
February 2022Interview examination
※Planned in Tokyo, otherwise interviewed by video call.
March 31, 2022Final result announced

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