IUJ Scholarships for International students 2022 – Japan

IUJ scholarships

Apply for the IUJ Scholarships for international students for the academic year 2022. International students who do not have the finance to study at international universities need not worry anymore. The International University of Japan is offering scholarships for international students. The scholarships are offered for graduate and doctoral programs.

Apply for the scholarship you are most suitable for. Most of the scholarships require a student visa; IUJ will help the students obtain their visas. Students will receive scholarships at the time of admissions. International scholarships in Japan will help raise the morale of students to continue with their studies. Students can select the most suitable programs and continue their studies in Japan. The following scholarships are subject to change. 

Here are more details about the IUJ Scholarships in Japan 2022


Offered Programs

  • International relation (MA)
  • MA in International Development
  • MA in Economics
  • MA in Public Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Digital Management
  • Ph.D. in Economics
  • Ph.D. in Public Management
  • PhD in International Relations

Before starting the application, make sure to read the details of the program.

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  • Country: Japan
  • Financial coverage: Partially Funded
  • Deadline: March 24, 2022
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    Eligibility Criteria :

    Here are the eligibility criteria for the IUJ scholarships for international students:

    Eligibility criteria for IUJ Scholarships (category A):

    • S.Nakayama memorial scholarship offers a limited number of scholarships for fresh international students.
    • Students must actively participate in community work. 
    • Must have a good understanding of Japanese society.
    • Excellent academic history in finance.
    • Students must have GSIR (IRP, IDP, JGDP (MA), PMPP, IPPP), or GSIM (MBA, JGDP (MBA), IMBA, DXP).
    • Students may be capable of residing in hostels near the campus in case of an abundance of students at the campus dorm. 
    • If the student receives a monthly stipend other than JASSO, their Nakayama 100 stipend will be terminated. 

    Asian Development Bank Scholarship:

    • Students applying for the ADB scholarship should be a national of any country member of the ADB. 
    • At least two years of full-time work experience in the public or private sector.
    • The work experience must be from after graduation.
    • Students must be under the age of 35 at the time of application.
    • They should not be living, working or studying anywhere other than their home country at the time of application. 
    • Should not be enrolled in any masters or Ph.D. program.
    • Students receiving ADB scholarships will not be eligible for internships or part-time work.

    Eligibility criteria for AEON Scholarship (category B-2):

    • Students must be nationals of any Asian country. 
    • Must be at the age of 35 or under as of April 1, 2022.
    • Students must agree to attend the events organized by AEON.
    • Students must have an excellent academic record.
    • Recipients of any other scholarship cannot apply for AEON scholarship.
    • Japanese language proficiency up to intermediate level or N3. 
    • Selected students will be responsible for paying 50,000 yen before the admission fee deadline.
    • During the period of receiving the AEON scholarship, the student cannot go for an exchange program that exceeds the time of 4 months. 

    Criteria for Mitsui & Co. Scholarship (category B-3)

    • Students of the following countries can apply:
    • Bangladesh, Cambodia, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore.
    • Excellent academic record. 
    • Students must be available for an online interview with the faculty of IUJ.
    • Recipients of any other scholarship are ineligible for this program.
    • Students will be responsible to pay 50,000 yen out of 300,000 yen as an admission fee.
    • The scholarship will be terminated if the student fails to maintain good grades.

    JERA Asia scholarship (category B-4):

    • Students should belong to any of the following countries:
    • Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.
    • Outstanding academic record. 
    • Students must be determined to understand the JERA business. 
    • Must be available to attend the online interview.
    • Students with knowledge of the Japanese language will be preferred. 
    • Students who have been granted any other scholarship are ineligible.

    Criteria for Konosuke Matsushita memorial foundation (B-6):

    • Students of Asia, Africa and Latin America are eligible.
    • Japanese Language proficiency of up to level N3 will be preferred.
    • Students must not be earning a salary or reward from any company.
    • Recipients of other scholarships are ineligible.
    • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Scholarship (category B-6):
    • Students must communicate in Japanese during the interviews even if their course is being taught in English. 
    • Must not be above the age of 38.
    • Good academic record. 
    • Eager to contribute to society. 
    • Students applying for this scholarship must need paying school fees.

    Ministry of education (category B-7)

    • Students from countries that have a diplomatic relation with Japan are eligible.
    • Students must not be above the age of 35.
    • Those who have previously received the MEXT scholarship are ineligible. 
    • Must be available for an online interview with the faculty of IUJ.
    • 5,000 yen from the admission fee will be returned to the students.
    • Monthly stipend of 144,000 yen.
    • Airfare to and from the student’s home country. 
    • The scholarship will be granted for a maximum of 2 years.

    Eligibility criteria for category C

    • These are the direct scholarships to other institutions with a recommendation by the IUJ (JICA, IMF, MEXT with Embassy Recommendation).
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    Benefits :

    Here are the benefits of IUJ Scholarships for graduate programs:

    Nakayama 100:

    • Students will develop leadership skills.
    • The scholarship will grant 250,000 yen as a tuition fee out of the total fee of 300,000 yen.
    • Full tuition fee exemption for GSIR, MBA, JGDP (3,200,000) students. For students of IMBA, DXP 3,900,000 will be exempted.
    • 100,000 yen stipend will be given each month. 

    Nakayama 90:

    • 90% of the full tuition fee will be covered. 
    • For two years program, 2,888,000 yen will be given as tuition fee coverage. 
    • For 1 year program, 3,510,000 yen will be granted. 

    Nakayama 70:

    • 70% of the tuition fee exemption.
    • For 2 year programs: 2,240,000 yen.
    • For 1 year program: 2,730,000 yen

    Nakayama 50:

    • 50% tuition fee exemption. 
    • For 2 year programs: 1,600,000 yen
    • For 1 year programs: 1,950,000 yen

    Nakayama 30:

    • 30% of the tuition fee will be exempted. 

    Asian Development Bank:

    • Students will be responsible for paying 50,000 yen out of the total admission fee, 300,000 yen. 
    • A monthly stipend of 144,000 yen will be granted for expenses, including the cost of living. 
    • Allowance of 108,000 will be granted for books. 
    • Medical insurance.
    • Thesis allowance.
    • Airfare to and from Japan (economy class).
    • The scholarship may be extended for more than a year in case of maintaining an excellent academic record. 

    AEON Scholarship:

    • 250,000 yen will be exempted from the full tuition fee, which is 300,000.
    • A monthly stipend of 100,000 yen will be granted.
    • The scholarship will be granted for 2 years.

    Mitsui & Co. Scholarship:

    • Fifty thousand paid as admission fee will be returned.
    • A monthly stipend of 150,000 yen will be granted. 

    JERA Asia Scholarship:

    • The admission fee will be covered.
    • 50,000 yen given at the time of admission will be reimbursed. 
    • 2,700,000 yen will be exempted from the tuition fee.
    • Monthly stipend of 150,000 yen.
    • 2 years scholarship.

    Criteria for Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation:

    • The IUJ will cover 2,600,000 yen.
    • A monthly stipend of 120,000 yen will be paid in 4 intervals.
    • Travel costs will be covered.

    Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Scholarship:

    • Monthly stipend of 100,000 yen.

    Documents required for the IUJ Scholarships:

    • Complete online application.
    • Applicant’s personal statement.
    • Research Proposal.
    • Scanned certificate from the university attended.
    • Scanned certificates of graduation.
    • Transcripts.
    • Two Recommendation letters.
    • English language proficiency test score (IELTS/TOEFL or TOEIC).
    • GMAT or an alternative score.
    • Application fee 5,000 yen.
    • Copy of passport.
    • Copy of residence card.

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    Application Process:

    • Students can apply for the scholarship at the time of applying for admission at the IUJ. 
    • Fill out the application form of IUJ. If applicants are eligible for any of the scholarships, continue to the next step of the scholarship application.
    • Attempt all the questions.
    • Students will automatically be considered for the scholarship by IUJ or nominated to any partner of IUJ providing scholarships.
    • Students of the one-year scholarship will receive scholarship renewal for the coming year. 
    • Students are responsible for the admission fee payment. 
    • The deadline for the IUJ scholarships for international students is 24 March 2022.

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