Atsumi International PhD Scholarship in Japan

Applications are currently invited for the Atsumi Scholarship. This scholarship open to any PhD candidates who are enrolled at graduate schools located in the Kanto area in Japan. Please note, the Atsumi Scholarship is available for non-Japanese students. The students will receive benefit of a monthly stipend of 200,000 yen. To apply, entries must be received by 30 September annually.

Scholarship Description
Atsumi International Scholarship Foundation (AISF) offers scholarship to Ph.D candidates enrolled in the graduate schools located in the Kanto area in Japan. AISF will award the scholarship to 12 students since 2000 fiscal year.

Value and Tenure
Each of the winning students will receive benefit of monthly stipend of 200,000 Yen. The scholarship will be awarded for one year (April through March). No extension will be granted.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Degree in any subject.

Place of Study
At any graduate school at Kanto area in Japan.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • A student from the world over with non-Japanese nationality who is enrolled in a graduate school in the Kanto area, and who is expecting to obtain his/her Ph.D. within the term of the AISF scholarship. This includes those who are enrolled in graduate school as researchers because of their going over the required period as a regular student, or because of their obtaining their Ph.D. from a foreign graduate school.
  • A student whose graduate school (or laboratory) and place of residence are in the Kanto area (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, and Gunma Prefectures)
  • A student who is interested in international understanding and friendship, and willing to participate in AISF sponsored activities.
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Applicants’ Nationality
Non-Japanese students may apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
Application forms are available either at the appropriate foreign students scholarship office of each graduate school or at the AISF office from July 1st. It could also be printed out from the website and application link below from July 1st.

Submission Deadline
30 September on annual basis.

Website and Application Link

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