Scholarships for International Students

<Important Note for Direct Application>
Students who apply for scholarships in the following list that have ”Apply directly” written in the “Submission Location” should read “Direct Application:Requesting the University’s approval/recommendation or other administrative procedures” carefully and submit the “Application Form for the University’s Approval/Recommendation or Other Administrative Procedures for External Scholarships (Direct Application)” as necessary. (This form should be submitted approximately 3 weeks before the application submission deadline.)

Scholarships currently accepting applications

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AY2022
Scholarship Application deadline Submission Location Detailed information Application form Notes
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Fall) May 16, 2022
-
May 27, 2022
3:00p.m.
(JST)
Student Office Survey Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU"
(Term 6, AY2022) (PDF)
NEW
SATO Yo International Scholarship
(Fall)
Application Information (PDF)
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in September)
Application Information (PDF)
2022JEES・MUFG Emergency Financial Support May 25,2022
12:00p.m.
(JST)
Student Office Guidelines (PDF) Application form (Excel) NEW
Spring ANDO Momofuku Honor Prize April 25, 2022
10:00 a.m.
(JST)
Student Office Survey Guidelines (PDF) Survey CLOSED
Spring ANDO Momofuku Award Guidelines (PDF) Survey
The Sakata Foundation  Scholarship May 20, 2022 Apply directly Guidelines Application form NEW
TOBE MAKI Scholarship Foundation May 11, 2022 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Nojima Foundation Scholarship April 26, 2022 Apply directly Guidelines (1)
Guidelines (2) (PDF)
Application form CLOSED
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship (New applicants)
Online: April 21, 2022 17:00
Mail: April 25, 2022 15:00
Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
(Renewing applicants)
Online: April 12, 2022 17:00
Mail: April 14, 2022 15:00
CLOSED
Western Union Global Scholars Program 2022 April 11, 2022 10:00 a.m.(JST) Student Office
(by email)
Application Information (PDF) Application form (Excel) CLOSED
Oita Prefecture Scholarship March 3, 2022
-
March 16, 2022
10:00 a.m.
(JST)
Student Office Survey Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU"
(Term 5, AY2022) (PDF)
CLOSED
Sojitsu Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Yokoman Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
JEES Shugaku Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
JEES Shosu Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
PAL Inoue Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Unicharm Kyoshin Foundation Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Mitsubishi UFJ Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
JASSO-For Special Quota of Employment Support Application Information (PDF)
Yasuda Scholarship
(General selection for new second-year students)
(*Applicants will be screened by the Student Office if more than two students apply for this scholarship.)
January 7, 2022
16:30 (JST)
(APU internal screening application deadline)
Apply directly
(Application through APU required)
Application Information・Q&A Application form (PDF) CLOSED
SGH Foundation Scholarship December 23, 2021
-
January 6, 2022
10:00 a.m.
(JST)
Student Office Survey Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU" (Term 4, AY2022) (PDF) CLOSED
Kobayashi Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Spring) Application Information (PDF)
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in April)
Application Information (PDF)
Korean Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Fuji Seal Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Suzaki Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
IUCHI Asia Students Memorial Foundation Scholarship
(*Applicants will be screend by the Student Office if more than five students apply for this scholarship.)
December 22, 2021
16:30 (JST)
(APU internal screening application deadline)
Apply directly
(Application through APU required)
Application Information Application form (Word)
Application form (PDF)
CLOSED
Oita Kotsu Scholarship November 19, 2021
-
December 3, 2021
10:00 a.m.
(JST)
Student Office Survey Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU" (Term 3, AY2022) (PDF) CLOSED
Japan-China Friendship Association
Ariake Japan Scholarship
(※Chinese Students Only)
November 22, 2021
-
December 2, 2021
Apply directly Application Information Application form CLOSED
YONEX Sports Foundation Scholarship November 29, 2021
16:30 (JST)
Apply directly Application Information (1)
Application Information (2) (PDF)
Application Information CLOSED
Ichikawa Scholarship for African Students October 26, 2021
-
November 8, 2021
16:30(JST)
Student
Office Survey
Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU" (Term 2, AY2022) (PDF) CLOSED
Makita Jinichi Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Oita Rotary Club Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Hashiya Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
NITORI Scholarship November 2, 2021 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
ITO Foundation Scholarship October 31, 2021 Apply directly Application Information
Notice (PDF)
Application form CLOSED
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Scholarship
(※Taiwanese Students Only)
October 29, 2021 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
INOAC International Education and Scholarship Foundation October 18, 2021
16:30 (JST)
Apply directly
(Application through APU required)
Application Information (PDF)
Scholarship Guidelines (PDF)
Letter of Recommendation (Excel)
Application form ① (Excel)
Application form ② (Excel)
Application form ③ (Excel)
CLOSED
Seiho Scholarship August 19, 2021
16:30 (JST)
Student Office
Survey
Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU" (Term 1, AY2022) (PDF) CLOSED
Heiwa Nakajima Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
T.Banage India Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Toyota Tsusho Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Application Information (PDF)
AY2021
Scholarship Application deadline Submission Location Detailed information Application form Notes
Fall ANDO Momofuku
Honor Prize
October 22, 2021
10:00 a.m.(JST)
Student Office Survey Guidelines (PDF) Survey CLOSED
Fall ANDO Momofuku Award Guidelines (PDF) Survey CLOSED
Western Union Global Scholars Program 2021 October 13, 2021
10:00 a.m.(JST)
Student Office
(by email)
Application Information
(PDF)
Application form
(Excel)
CLOSED
Kyoto International Cultural Association
Essay Contest
2021/10/10 Apply directly Guidelines (1)
Guidelines (2)
Application form CLOSED
JASSO International Scholarship
for special additional quota
September 13, 2021
-
September 21, 2021
10:00 a.m.
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey Application Information (PDF) Screening Information for "Applications for External Scholarship Recommendations from APU" (JASSO International Scholarship for special additional quota, AY2022) (PDF) CLOSED
Essay Competition (FALIA) 2021/9/9 13:00 (JST) Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
IFSA Senryu 2021 September 3, 2021 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
NRI Essay Contest 2021/9/3 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff)
*Graduate student Only
*July Application
July 15, 2021
4:30 p.m.
(Japan Time/afternoon)
Student OfficeEmail
apusch@apu.ac.jp
Application Information (PDF)
Application Guideline (PDF)
Application Form (WORD) CLOSED
Taiwan Fellowship 2021/7/14 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Iuchi Foundation International Student Scholarship July 8, 2021 11:00 Apply directly
(Application through APU required)
Guidelines
Notes
Application form CLOSED
Oita Prefecture Scholarship to Promote Long-Term Residence (Loan-Type) June 28, 2021 16:30
(JST)
Student Office Guidelines
Notes
Application form
Pledge
Report
CLOSED
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Fall) May 14, 2021
-
May 28, 2021
11:00a.m.
(JST)
Student Office Survey Guidelines (PDF) Survey
Chart (PDF)
CLOSED
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in September)
Guidelines (PDF)
SATO Yo International Scholarship (Fall) Guidelines (PDF)
Soroptimist International of Beppu Scholarship Guidelines (PDF)
Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) Guidelines (PDF)
NITORI Scholarship 2021/5/10 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Nojima Foundation Scholarship April 30, 2021 Apply directly Guidelines (1)
Guidelines (2) (PDF)
Application form CLOSED
Spring ANDO Momofuku Honor Prize April 27, 2021
15:00
(JST)
Student Office Survey Guidelines (PDF) Survey CLOSED
Spring ANDO Momofuku Award Guidelines (PDF) Survey
Yokoman Scholarship March 5, 2021
-
March 16, 2021
12:00pm
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey Screening (PDF) Survey
Chart (PDF)
CLOSED
Tohkoh Jushi Scholarship Screening (PDF)
PAL Inoue Scholarship Screening (PDF)
JEES Shugaku Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Mitsubishi UFJ Foundation Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Furuno Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Unicharm Kyoshin Foundation Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Oita Prefecture Scholarship Screening (PDF)
JEES Shosu Scholarship Screening (PDF)
JASSO (For Special Quota of Employment Support) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (Myanmar) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (India) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (Nepal /Sri Lanka) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (Middle East/North Africa) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (Sub-Saharan Africa) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (South America) Screening (PDF)
JASSO (Russia / CIS countries) Screening (PDF)
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in April)
December 23, 2020
-
January 13, 2021
11:00
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey Screening (PDF) Survey
Chart (PDF)
CLOSED
Tohkoh Jushi Scholarship Screening (PDF)
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Spring) Screening (PDF)
Korean Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Hashiya Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Suzaki Scholarship Screening (PDF)
SGH Foundation Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Fuji Seal Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Kobayashi Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Swadesh DeRoy Scholarship December 31, 2020 Apply directly Guidelines (PDF) Application form (PDF) CLOSED
YONEX Sports Foundation Scholarship December 21, 2020 Apply directly Guidelines (1)
Guidelines (2) (PDF)
Application form CLOSED
Oita Kotsu Scholarship November 30, 2020
-
December 11 2020
11:00
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey Screening (PDF)
Chart (PDF)
Survey CLOSED
Japan-China Friendship Association
Ariake Japan Scholarship
(※Chinese Students Only)
November 27, 2020
-
December 3, 2020
Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Kyushu Oil Labor Union Stork Scholarship October 26, 2020
-
November 12, 2020
11:00
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey Screening (PDF) Survey
Chart (PDF)
CLOSED
MAKITA Jinichi Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Oita Rotary Club Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship Screening (PDF)
NITORI Scholarship November 1, 2020 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
ITO Foundation Scholarship October 31, 2020 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Scholarship
(※Taiwanese Students Only)
October 30, 2020 Apply directly Guidelines Application form CLOSED
Seiho Scholarship August 3, 2020
-
August 24, 2020
11:00
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey Screening (PDF) Survey
Chart (PDF)
CLOSED
Heiwa Nakajima Scholarship Screening (PDF)
T.Banage India Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Toyota Tsusho Scholarship Screening (PDF)
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship Screening (PDF)
JT Global Scholarship
*Graduate student Only
Screening (PDF)
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship
*Graduate student Only
Screening (PDF)
Foundation Website

AY2020
Scholarship Application deadline Submission Location Notes
Fall ANDO Momofuku Honor Prize October 23, 2020
16:30
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Fall ANDO Momofuku Award CLOSED
Nichigin Grand Prix
(Essay and Presentation Competition)
September 30, 2020 Apply directly CLOSED
Essay Competition (FALIA) September 10, 2020 Apply directly CLOSED
TOBE MAKI Scholarship Foundation June 30, 2020
(Deadline extended)
Apply directly CLOSED
Spring ANDO Momofuku Honor Prize June 22, 2020
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Spring ANDO Momofuku Award
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Fall) May 15, 2020
-
May 29, 2020
23:59
(Japan Time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Ichikawa Scholarship for African Students
International Human resource Network
Organization Scholarship (IHNO)
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in September)
SATO Yo International Scholarship (Fall)
Nojima Foundation Scholarship April 30, 2020 Apply directly CLOSED
IUCHI Foundation
International student scholarship
(※ Myanmar students ONLY)
April 24, 2020
(Deadline at APU)
Apply directly
(Application through APU required)
CLOSED
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship (New applicants)
Online: April 21, 2020 17:00
Mail: April 23, 2020 15:00
Apply directly CLOSED
(Renewing applicants)
Online: April 14, 2020 17:00
Mail: April 16, 2020 15:00
Honors Scholarship
for Privately Financed International Students (JASSO)
February 17, 2020
-
March 6, 2020
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Honors Scholarship
for Privately Financed International Students(JASSO-Myanmar)
JEES Shosu Scholarship
JEES Shugaku Scholarship
Mitsubishi UFJ Scholarship
Oita Prefecture Scholarship
PARU Inoue Scholarship
Sojitsu Scholarship
Yokoman Scholarship
Unicharm Scholarship
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Spring) January 6, 2020
-
January 17, 2020
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Fuji Seal Scholarship
Hashiya Scholarship
Kobayashi Scholarship
Korean Scholarship
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in April)
SGH Foundation Scholarship
Suzaki Scholarship
Tohkoh Jushi Scholarship
IUCHI Foundation
International student scholarship
(※ Myanmar students ONLY)
January 6, 2020
(deadline at APU)
Apply directly
(application through APU required)
CLOSED
YONEX Sports Foundation Scholarship December 20, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
Oita Kotsu Scholarship December 2, 2019
-
December 13, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Japan-China Friendship Association
Ariake Japan Scholarship
(※Chinese Students Only)
November 28, 2019
-
December 5, 2019
Apply directly CLOSED
Kyushu Oil Labor Union Stork Scholarship November 1, 2019
-
November 15, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
MAKITA Jinichi Scholarship
Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship
Oita Rotary Club Scholarship
Tatsunoko Foundation Scholarship
ITO Foundation Scholarship October 31, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
NITORI Scholarship October 31, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Scholarship
※Taiwanese Students Only
October 25, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
Heiwa Nakajima Scholarship August 1, 2019
-
August 31, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (JASSO)
(AY2019)
Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
(Sub Sahara-JASSO)(AY2019)
JT Global Scholarship
*Graduate student Only
Mitsubishi Research Institute Asia Research Fellow Scholarship
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship
*GSMM Course Only
Seiho Scholarship
T.Banage India Scholarship
Toyota Tsusho Scholarship
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship

AY2019
Scholarship Application deadline Submission Location Notes
Fall ANDO Momofuku Honor Prize October 25, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Fall ANDO Momofuku Award CLOSED
Essay Competition(FALIA) September 12, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Fall) May 24, 2019
-
June 7, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Ichikawa Scholarship for African Students
International Human resource Network
Organization Scholarship
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in September)
SATO Yo International Scholarship (Fall)
Soroptimist International of Beppu Scholarship
Spring ANDO Momofuku Honor Prize May 17, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Spring ANDO Momofuku Award
TOBE MAKI Scholarship Foundation May 10, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
NITORI Scholarship April 30, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
The Iwakuni Foundation for Scholarship April 25, 2019 Apply directly CLOSED
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship (New applicants)
Online: April 23, 2019 17:00
Mail: April 25, 2019 15:00
Apply directly CLOSED
(Renewing applicants)
Online: April 16, 2019 17:00
Mail: April 18, 2019 15:00
Honors Scholarship
for Privately Financed International Students(JASSO)
March 1, 2019
-
March 22, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Honors Scholarship
for Privately Financed International Students(JASSO-Sub Sahara)
JEES Shosu Scholarship
JEES Shugaku Scholarship
Mitsubishi UFJ Scholarship
Oita Prefecture Scholarship
PARU INOUE Scholarship
Sojitsu Scholarship
Unicharm Scholarship
Yokoman Scholarship
SGH Foundation Scholarship February 18, 2019
-
March 1, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
ASSURAN International Scholarship (Spring) January 7, 2019
-
January 18, 2019
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Fuji Seal Scholarship
Hashiya Scholarship
Kobayashi Scholarship
Korean Scholarship
Nikaido Scholarship
(For Student enrolled in April)
SGH Foundation Scholarship
Suzaki Scholarship
Tohkoh Jushi Scholarship
KAWAGUCHI Shizuka Memorial Scholarship January 16, 2019
16:30
Apply directly
(application through APU required)
CLOSED
YONEX Sports Foundation Scholarship December 20, 2018 Apply directly CLOSED
Oita Kotsu Scholarship December 3, 2018
-
December 14, 2018
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
NIWA UICHIRO Scholarship November 29, 2018
-
December 6, 2018
Apply directly CLOSED
Mitsubishi Research Institute Asia Research Fellow Scholarship Nov. 22, 2018
-
Nov. 29, 2018
Student Office Service Counter CLOSED
NITORI Scholarship November 18, 2018 Apply directly CLOSED
Ichikawa Scholarship for African Students
(AY2018)
November 1, 2018
-
November 16, 2018
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Kyushu Oil Labor Union Stork Scholarship
MAKITA Jinichi Scholarship
Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship
Oita Rotary Club Scholarship
Tatsunoko Foundation Scholarship
ITO Foundation Scholarship
(※Master Course Only)
October 31, 2018 Apply directly CLOSED
Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Scholarship
※Taiwanese Students Only
October 26, 2018 Apply directly CLOSED
INOAC International Education Scholarship October 25, 2018
16:30
Apply directly
(application through APU required)
CLOSED
JT Global Scholarship
*Graduate Student Only
October 8
-
October 19,
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship
*Master Course Only
Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
(AY2018)
August 23, 2018
-
August 31, 2018
23:59
(Japan time)
Student Office Survey CLOSED
Heiwa Nakajima Scholarship August 1, 2018
-
August 31, 2018
23:59
(Japan time)
SEIHO Scholarship
T.Banage India Scholarship
TOYOTA TSUSYO Scholarship
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship

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