THERE ARE 2 KIND OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN JAPAN
1. Japan Government Scholarships
2. Japan Universities Scholarships
JAPAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP
JAPAN JAPANESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
To date, some 65,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program established in 1954. As of May 1, 2005, there were 9,891 foreign students studying in Japan as Japanese government scholarship students.
JAPAN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO: TOP 9 IN WORLD REPUTATION RANKINGS & TOP 27 IN WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
Through the Japanese Government Scholarship Program, the University of Tokyo awards outstanding international students monthly scholarships worth 125,000 up to 160,000 yen depending on the level of study undertaken. The University of Tokyo offers a program to provide a research grant to privately financed international students with an excellent academicrecord through the University of Tokyo Fellowships.
Recipients will receive a monthly research grant of 200,000/150,000 during the standard period of their program ( up to one year for research student). About 100-150 fellowships are awarded each year. The University also offers externally funded scholarships (e.g. public corporations, foundations) that are available to international students.