Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship For Short-Term Study In Japan) - Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)

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Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) offers scholarship for qualified international students who are accepted by a Japanese university, graduate school, junior college, college of technology(3rd grade or upper)or professional training college(hereinafter referred to as “Japanese school”)under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement on a short-term basis from 8days to one year between Japanese school and their home higher educational institution outside Japan(hereinafter referred to as “attending school”.

Applications for the scholarship will be accepted through Japanese school. Direct applications from higher educational institutions outside Japan or students will not be accepted.
Japan Student Services Organization(JASSO), upon screening the application documents submitted by Japanese school will decide the adoption programs and notice the results to Japanese school.
The selection method of exchange students and closing date for accepting application of students vary according to Japanese school or attending school. For further information and inquiry, applicants are advised to ask each Japanese school or attending school.


The applicant must satisfy following conditions. Please contact your home shool or Japanese school for details:

Students enrolled in a regular course of study in a higher educational institution outside Japan (home shool). Students accepted by Japanese school under a student exchange agreement or other student exchange arrangement with their home school. Students demonstrating excellent academic and personal records at their home school. Students not having the financial means to study in Japan. Students, upon termination of the period of study in Japan, will complete their studies at their home school. Students eligible for 'Student Visa'.(For study in Japan for 90 days or less, Japanese school will arrange the status of residence.) If students receive other scholarships together with this scholarship for the study in Japan, the total amount of monthly stipend of other scholarships should not exceed the amount of this scholarship (JPY 80,000 per month). Students cannot receive any other scholarship from the Japanese government together with this scholarship.

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