Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships (Japanese Studies Students)


This program is for students who are studying Japanese language and culture in the selected Universities only.
The Embassy has already contacted those universities.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR 2021 (JAPANESE STUDIES STUDENTS)

Type Japanese Studies Students
Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Age Applicants must be born between April 2, 1991 and April 1, 2003
Fields of study Japanese Language and Culture
Qualification Students who were enrolled as undergraduates in the selected universities, and have studied Japanese language or Japanese culture for over 1 year.
Term of scholarship One year from October
Number of scholars Up to 12
Stipend 117,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 83,000 / month)
(Provided during F.Y. 2015)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare is provided
Application deadline 18th January 2021 - from Universities
Preliminary Selection Document Screening.
Written Test and Online Interview (in February).
Detailed Information https://studyinjapan.go.jp/en/smap-stopj-applications-japanese.html

* This year, due to the pandemic, there is a possibility of change in the selection process. The entire recruitment process might even be canceled.