Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships (Teachers Training Students)

This program is for in-service teachers from the selected education boards in India only.
The Embassy has already contacted those education boards.


Applications closed for 2024*

Type Teacher Training Students
Level Masters level leading to Certificate
Age Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1989)
Fields of study Education
Qualification Applicants who have worked as teachers in primary or secondary schools for at least 5 years
Term of scholarship One and a half year from October
Number of scholarships Up to 9
Stipend 143,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 82,000 / month)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare will be provided
Application procedure Applications from schools other than CBSE, KVS, DBSE and NVS can be sent directly to Japan Information Centre, Embassy of Japan
Preliminary Selection Document Screening
Written Test and Online Interview (in February)
Application deadline February 9, 2024
Detailed Information *Application Form can also be downloaded from:

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