Kyushu University Friendship Scholarships Japan 2017

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Last updated on: 10-May-2017
EligibilityGraduation and Post Graduation
Award80,000 yen per month for undergraduate students 100,000 yen per month for graduate students.Travel expenses up to 100,000 yen, will be covered (actual costs).

About the Program

Kyushu University invites students from abroad who attend prestigious universities in their home country and who will play an important role in their nation’s future. By offering students a chance to study abroad at Kyushu University, the scheme aims to foster the nation’s future leaders, maintain good relations with Kyushu University, and play the role of point of contact to cultivate joint research and bring in external capital depending on their course or career after graduation.

  • Kyushu University Friendship Scholarships Japan 2017 DeadlineClosed

    1) Eligibility:

    • Students who are enrolled in non-Japanese universities.
    • Graduates or Post graduates

    2) Number of Students:

    About 5 people. (Depends on the budget.)



    How can you apply?


    1.       Determine an academic supervisor from who you wish to have instruction during your study term at Kyushu University

    2.       Contact the potential academic supervisor by e-mail or other ways, and obtain his/her unofficial consent.

    3.       Prepare application documents for applicants mentioned above, and send them to the academic supervisor by post.

    4.       The academic supervisor prepares” application documents for academic supervisor”, He/she will submit them along with “application documents for applicants” to International Student Exchange Division through the student section of the department concerned by the deadline

    5.       Applications for the Friendship Scholarship will be examined by the Kyushu University International Exchange Executive Committee and the final decision of the selection will be made by the President of Kyushu University.

    6.       The International Student Exchange Division will notify the student section of the department concerned and the prospective academic supervisor of the result in writing.

    7.       The prospective academic supervisor or the student section will notify the applicant of the result of the application.

Important documents
Terms and Conditions
  • For Applicants *Language: English/ Submit to Supervisor or Student Section in Kyushu University

1.       Friendship Scholarship Application Form (Fixed Form, within 2 pages)

2.       Essay: What I expect from Kyushu University in light of my future career plans, theme and practical plan for a research at Kyushu University (FORM1,within 1 page)

3.       A reference letter written by the applicant’s academic advisor to endorse the applicant’s suitability (No Fixed Form,within 1 page)

4.       An official academic transcript (in English)

5.       English language proficiency certificate, e.g. TOEFL score (optional / only if applicant already has one)

  • For Academic Supervisors (in Kyushu U) *Language: English or Japanese / Submit to Student Section

1.       A reference letter and a plan for instruction (No Fixed form, within 1 page)

2.       A letter and material to prove that the student is suitable for the purpose of Friendship Scholarship. (No fixed form, within 1 page)

  • For Student Section in Kyushu U *Language: Japanese / Submit to International Student Division

1.       List of Applicants
  *Submit required documents from applicants and supervisors, as well.

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