The International Student Affairs Section sends out information we receive concerning scholarship. There are NAIST recommendation scholarships and individual application scholarships. For recommendation scholarships, please submit application forms and other required documents to the International Student Affairs Section by the deadlines.


Private Foundation Scholarships for NAIST International Students (NAIST recommendation)

Scholarship NameGeneral EligibilityMonthly Stipend (JPY)Duration
(in years)
Application PeriodAwards
SGH Foundation M1 / D2 students from Southeast Asia; 35 years old or younger 120,000 2
(from April)
Early February 2016: 1
2020: 1
Mobile Communication Fund (Docomo) New master's student as of April 1 from Asian countries whose major is communication technology, information processing or related category 120,000 2
(from April)
Early March 2014: 1
2018: 1
Korean Scholarship Regular students of North or South Korean nationality M: 40,000
D: 70,000
1
(from April)
Early March 2014: 1
2015: 1
Jasso Honors Scholarship for Privately-Financed International Students Regular students and non-regular students 48,000 1
(from April)
Early April 2014: 15
2015: 14
2016: 31
2017: 35
2018: 30
2019: 12
KDDI Foundation Regular students studying information and telecommunications: 35 years old or younger 100,000 0.5 - 1
(from April)
Late July
Early June
2015: 1
Heiwa Nakajima Foundation Regular students as of April 1 100,000 1
(from April)
Late August 2017: 1
Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation M1, M2, D2, D3 students 140,000 up to 2
(from April)
Late August 2014: 2
2015: 1
2016: 1
2017: 1
2019: 1
2020: 2

Private Foundation Scholarships for International Students (individual application)

Scholarship NameGeneral EligibilityMonthly Stipend (JPY)Duration
(in years)
Application PeriodAwards
Sato Yo International Scholarship Foundation Students from ASEAN or Southwest Asian countries who are fluent in Japanese 180,000 2
(from April or October)
(April intake)
Mid-November
(October intake)
Mid-June
2013: 1
2017: 1
NEC C&C Foundation Doctoral students who study in computer and communications fields 125,000 1
(from April)
Mid-July 2014: 2
2015: 1
Iwatani Naoji Foundation Students from East/Southeast Asia: (Master) 30 years old or younger (Doctor) 35 years old or younger 150,000 1
(from April)
Late November 2013: 1
2016: 1
Nitori International Scholarship Foundation Master's students fluent in Japanese 80,000 1
(from April)
Mid-June 2013: 1
Toka Kyoiku Bunka Scholarship Regular students from China 100,000 1
(from April)
November 2018: 1
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation Doctoral students studying engineering related to medical science or pharmacy (Annual Amount)
1,000,000
1,500,000
2,000,000
1
(from April)
Mid-November 2016: 1
2017: 1
2019: 1
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Regular students from Taiwan M: 144,000
D: 145,000
up to 2 or 3
(from April)
Late August 2018: 1

In addition to these scholarships, information on scholarships for international students is available at the following site (Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO))