2024 Japan Study Support Scholarship: Opening Doors to Higher Education


Designed for international students, this scholarship provides financial assistance to those embarking on their undergraduate or graduate journey in the Land of the Rising Sun.

Scholarship Overview

  • Financial Support: 500,000 yen for one recipient, 100,000 yen for two recipients.
  • Eligibility: Non-Japanese citizens accepted to a Japanese university program for 2024.
  • Application Period:
    • Spring Enrollment: April 1, 2024 – May 31, 2024
    • Fall Enrollment: August 1, 2024 – October 31, 2024

How to Apply

  1. Register on JPSS My Page.
  2. Submit the required documents:
    • Application form
    • Short essay on ‘Motivation to Study in Japan & Future Goals’ (350 English words or 800 Japanese characters)
    • Self-introduction video (30 seconds max)
  3. Interview in Japanese or English.

Selection Process

  • First Round: Document screening
  • Second Round: Interview
  • Notification: Successful applicants will be contacted directly.


Q: Who can apply for the scholarship? A: Applicants must be non-Japanese citizens accepted to a Japanese university program starting in 2024.

Q: What is the deadline for the spring enrollment application? A: The deadline for the spring enrollment application is May 31, 2024.

Q: Are there any specific requirements for the application? A: Yes, applicants must submit an essay, a self-introduction video, and be able to interview in Japanese or English.

For more information and to start your application, visit the JPSS Scholarship Page. Embark on your educational adventure in Japan with the support of the 2024 Japan Study Support Scholarship.

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