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Yoshida Scholarship Foundation

September 09, 2015

Eligible fields  Natural Sciences

Type of fellowship  Master or Doctoral Studies. Yoshida Scholarship Foundation was established for the purpose of developing human resources that are beneficial to society by providing financial support to gifted students based on the initiative of YKK Group founder Tadao Yoshida.

Target group  Scholarship is open for students (male/female) of : Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, East Timor, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Armenia, Yemen, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan and  Mongolia.

Age limit  None

Host info  Japanese Universities

Duration  Max: 2 years [Master’s ], 3 years [PhD]

Number of awards given each year  1 student per designated university

Eligible costs

• living expenses

• graduate school fees

• family allowance (only if applicable) > if the fellow lives with his/her spouse during the term of scholarship and the spouse has no income. Travel expenses to and from Japan are not paid for the spouse.

• round-trip travel home country-Japan (only for the fellow)

Non eligible costs

• visa application costs

• travel fare for the family

Amounts  Living expenses: $ 1,700/month (200,000 JPY) + University fees max: $ 21,000 (2,500,000 JPY)