Friday, 2 September 2016

Honjo Postgraduate Scholarships For International Students - Japan

The Honjo International Scholarship Foundation is offering postgraduate scholarships for international students who wants to undertake a PhD or Masters program in any Japanese Institution.

This scholarship is provided to bright students who have the potential to become outstanding leaders to contribute to the peaceful development in the global community.


- Applicants must be International Students.

- Applicants must not possess a Japanese Citizenship.

- Applicants enrolled in a PhD Program must have been born after March 31, 1981. Those enrolled in a Master’s Program must have been born after March 31, 1986.

- Applicants must have employment in their home country after graduating from a graduate school.

- Applicants must be applying or applied to a Masters or PhD programme in any Japanese University.

Application Process

Download the "Guidelines for Application" found on the official website, and check to see if you are eligible.

Fill in the “Online Application” to obtain your application number. Your Application Number will be sent automatically to your email address that you confirmed on the Web Application. Please make a note of the number as you will need the number when results are announced.

Download all the applications in the official website and fill in the forms out in Japanese. (If your name or your current address cannot be translated into Japanese, please write these down in English)

Please make sure to write down your application number at the right corner of each form and send them to the Administration Office including all the required documents as stipulated in the Guideline for Application.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship is on 31st October 2016

For more information visit the official page



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