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.


Type Japanese Studies Students
Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Age Applicants must be born between April 2, 1993 and April 1, 2005
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 9
Stipend 117,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs.83,000 / month)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare is provided
Application Period Please check with your current University/College
Preliminary Selection Document Screening.
Written Examination and Online Interview (in February).
Detailed Information *Application Form can also be downloaded from:

*Applications should not be handwritten, except for signatures, and should be in the PDF format, filled using a computer or a similar device.

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