University of Toyama MEXT Honors funding for International Students in Japan

  • Bachelor, Master
  • Monthly stipend of ¥10,000 to ¥140,000
  • 1 October 2020

The University of Toyama is located in the cities of Toyama and Takaoka in Toyama Prefecture, Japan. Surrounded by the spectacular Northern Japan Alps and the Sea of Japan, Toyama is blessed with a beautiful natural environment. The university was formed in October 2005 by combining 3 former national universities; Toyama University (founded in 1949), Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University (founded in 1975) and Takaoka National College (founded in 1983).

Currently, the University of Toyama is comprised of 8 faculties, 6 graduate schools, laboratories, a hospital, libraries and 18 institutes. There are 3 campuses, Gofuku, Sugitani and Takaoka, and Gofuku campus is home to our 5 facilities and most of our departments. Approximately 9,300 students (including 314 international students) are studying in the university.

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The following scholarships are available to certain self-supporting international students in need of financial support (Foreign Government Scholarship students and Prefecture sponsored students are excluded). Selection for awards is based on academic records, and other factors.


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  1. MEXT Honors Scholarship for Privately-financed International Students (MEXT: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Monthly stipend: Undergraduate students 48,000 yen
    Graduate students 48,000 yen Scholarship period: One year
  2. Toyama International Exchange Scholarship Monthly stipend: Undergraduate 1st year students 10,000 yen
    Other students 50,000 yen Scholarship period: One year
  3. Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation Scholarship Monthly stipend: Undergraduate students 100,000 yen
    Graduate students 140,000 yen Scholarship period:


Students are advised to take part in an undergraduate or graduate programme first at the University of Toyama. After which they can apply for the scholarship.

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