Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships
- Specialised Training College Students (STC) for 2024

Updated on 20 June 2023

Applications closed for 2024*

List of shortlisted candidates after document screening

For details on recruitment, please refer to the following guidelines:

About STC, please refer to the following website:

Level Undergraduate level leading to Certificate
Age Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1999
Fields of study (1) Choose a preferred field of study from among (A) to (F) below:
(A) Technology (B) Personal Care and Nutrition (C) Education and Welfare (D) Business (E) Fashion and Home Economics (F) Culture and General Education

(2) Choose the preferred subject(s) from the “Name of Subjects” listed in the chosen field of study on the Annex “Majors and Related Subjects for Fields of Study”. Applicants may enter a first and second choice of subjects from the same field of study.
the Annex “Majors and Related Subjects for Fields of Study”
Qualifications and Conditions Qualifications and Conditions are listed in the Guidelines.
* Preference will be given to candidates with Japanese Language proficiency.
Term of scholarship Three years from April 2024 (Including one year of Japanese language training period)
Number of scholarships Up to 12 (Those appx. 12 applicants who successfully pass the first screening will proceed to the world-wide final screening by MEXT.)
Stipend 117,000 Yen/month (Approx. Rs.71,200 per month
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
Application Documents and Forms Application documents are described in the guidelines.
[Forms] *Do not use forms for previous years.
Application form
Certificate of Health
Sample Format of Recommendation Letter

Where to send the completed forms and Where to contact Applications closed for 2024
Schedule of the First Screening Application Deadline (must): 29 May 2023
Application Screening: June 2023
Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Test/Interview (on this page): June 2023
Written Examination: 9 July 2023
Interview: To be announced
Notification of the Results of the First Screening: End of July 2023

*Owing to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19, the process of screening or the date of examination may change, or the recruitment may be entirely cancelled.
Past Examination questions are available!