Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships

Updated on 8 September 2022

Type Young Leaders' Program Student(Academic Year 2023-24)
Level Masters Degree course
Age Under 40
Fields of study (1) School of Government
(2) School of Local Government
(3) Business Administration
(4) Law
Qualifications -Persons recommended only by the following recommending bodies in India:
*Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions: (1), (2), (4)
*Ministry of Law and Justice: (4)
*Confederation of Indian Industry (CII): (3), (4)
*Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI): (3)

- Government Officials for (1), (2)
- Legal Professionals for (4)
- University Graduates with at least 3 years of work experience for (1), (2), (3)
- University Graduates with at least 4 years of work experience for (4)
Term of Scholarship One year (starting from September/October 2023)
No. of Scholarship A few
Stipend 242,000 Yen/month (This may be subject to change)
(Approx. Rs.137,000/month)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare is provided
Application period Recommendation bodies decide
Application Guideline and Form Application Guidelines for each field

To download brochure, guidelines and application forms please click on the link for each category
1.School of Government
2.School of Local Government
3.Business Administration

Please read the brochure and guidelines carefully before filling up the application form. We have highlighted few points which you must comply with, besides other requirements in the application:

1.Application form set is an editable pdf file, and it must be typed. Signature must be original in each set of application
2.Academic record copies (e.g. mark sheet semester/year wise, degree certificate) from Bachelor Degree onward must be attested by the respective College/University.
3.Recommendation by Academic Supervisor and current employer should be signed by the respective recommender. Photocopy, pdf, digital signature are not valid.
Note Applicants should prepare their application and certificate as soon as possible, as it may take time to obtain certificates, etc.