Studying in Japan
Japanese Government Scholarships

Type Young Leaders' Program Student
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
No. of Scholarship A few
Stipend 242,000 Yen/month (This may be subject to change)
(Approx. Rs.170,000/month)
Tuition fees Exempted
Airfare Round-trip airfare is provided
Application period October-December
Note For details, please refer to the respective guidelines for each program, on the following website:
YLP (MEXT website)