Japan University Scholarship is pleased to offer successful applicants a variety of study support programs for both Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees.

 The evaluation of scholarship applications at Japan University is conducted on a competitive basis, at the time of admission, based on the objectives of the various organizations and companies supporting students at the university. 

Below is a quick list of the types of scholarships that applicants may be matched with, whether directly by the University of Japan, through nominations from the university, or through independent applications with applications to join the university community.

Types of grant

  • Category A: Scholarships are announced alongside university admission decisions
  • Category B: The nominated university scholarship is awarded after examining the student’s admission application
  • Category C: Direct scholarship application to another institution after admission decision

Academic majors

  • International Relations Program
  • International Development Programme
  • Public Administration and Policy Analysis Program
  • Japan Global Development Programme
  • International Graduate School
  • Administration
  • MBA programme
  • Global Development Programme
  • Digital transformation programme

The Japan University Scholarship funds all of the following

  • Fully funded tuition fees
  • Monthly stipend for students.
  • Assistance in registering a Japan study visa application.

Registration at the University of Japan

  1. Read the scholarship admission guidelines as described above
  2. Start an online application.
  3. In Stage 2 of the online application, you will find a scholarship application to fill out.
  4. Complete and submit your scholarship application by the admission deadline
  5. The Admissions Committee considers the award of scholarships along with admission decisions.


In order to attend study at Japan University from abroad, you must have a valid passport and student visa. You must obtain a passport yourself, and your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your arrival in Japan. If not, please extend it or apply for a new one.

You also need to get a “student visa” stamped in your passport before arriving in Japan according to immigration laws. We recommend that you obtain a student visa through an agent application. This means that IUJ will support you.