Toyama International Exchange Program Scholarship
- Partially Funded
Toyama Prefecture provides foreign students enrolled in Japanese language institutions, technical colleges, junior colleges, universities or graduate schools within Toyama Prefecture (hereinafter referred to as educational institutions) the Toyama International Exchange Scholarship for a portion of residence and living costs in order to stabilize life for foreign students and advance research activities, as well as to promote international exchange between Toyama and other nations. The Toyama International Center Foundation provides the scholarships to scholarship winners through the educational institution on a quarterly basis in July, October, January, and April.
Eligible Persons and Scholarship Criteria:
(1) A foreign student who is not sponsored by the Japanese Government, Prefectural Government or dispatched by a foreign government and is enrolled in a degree program (4-year or 2-year degree) at an educational institution in Toyama Prefecture.
(2) A person who resides in Toyama Prefecture, and who has completed residency registration procedures in the city, town or village where he or she lives.
Foreign students applying for the scholarship must present their Residence Card when submitting their scholarship application to their currently enrolled educational institution.
(3) A person who has been recognized as having the motivation to study or research.
(4) A person who if is receiving a scholarship from a private organization or the like, the monthly amount does not exceed 10,000 yen.
The TOEFL® test is a popular option for students to meet the English-language requirements for scholarships.
Amount of Provision (1) Private Foreign Students (excluding those enrolled in Japanese language institutions), who are in their 2nd year of studies or later, or are graduate students: Monthly amount of 50,000 yen (2) Private Foreign Students (excluding graduate students and those enrolled in Japanese language institutions) who are in their 1st year of studies: Monthly amount of 10,000 yen (3) Students enrolled in a Japanese language institution: Monthly amount of 3,000 yen
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