Japan Scholarships

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japan

The fellowship’s purpose is to provide opportunities for young postdoctoral researchers from other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The program allows such researchers to advance their own research while contributing to the progress of research in Japan and the counterpart countries.
Applications for this program are submitted by a host researcher in Japan who wishes to host a foreign postdoctoral fellow.
All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program.
Full details are available here.

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: Mext) Scholarship for 2014 (Japanese Studies Students)

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to foreign students to study in Japanese universities in order to deepen their understanding of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs and Japanese culture.

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Japanese Government Scholarship (Monbusho)

In 2011, the Japanese goverment offers 7 resarch student scholarships for a period of one and a half or two years.
the scholarships are for BA degree graduates (or higher).
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HUJI Exchange Scholarship with Soka University

The studies include advanced language courses. The scholarship is for students who have finished their BA studies and have a basic knowledge of the Japanese language. Applicants must apply by January 31st, 2009.
The application finished for 2009-2010 academic year.
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The "Mizra" Scholarship for studying in Japan

The "Mizra" association is offering a one year scholarship for studying in Japan. Applicants should contact the Department of East-Asian Studies by February 25th, 2014.
The application finished for 2014-2015 academic year.
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Bloom-Shillony scholarship

research grant for MA students, Japan section
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Atowa Grant for Study Tour in Japan

The Atowa Grant is meant to support and promote academic and cultural dialogue between Israel and Japan.
The Atowa Grant will be awarded each year to an outstanding student of Japanese Studies at the Hebrew University for a study tour in Japan during the summer vacation.