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Nomura Foundation Scholarships for International Students in Japan, 2017

Nomura Foundation for Social Science, The Nomura Cultural Foundation, and Tokyo Club Foundation for Global Studies were separately established by Nomura Group to promote social science, to support the arts and culture and to foster international talent in the next generation.

The Nomura Foundation is offering Foreign Student Scholarships at Japanese universities. These scholarships are available for pursuing graduate degrees in the humanities or social sciences at six universities only, namely Tokyo, Hitotsubashi, Kyoto, Osaka, Waseda and Keio.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the graduate degree programme at six universities only, namely Tokyo, Hitotsubashi, Kyoto, Osaka, Waseda and Keio.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of humanities or social sciences.

Scholarship Benefits: ¥ 200,000 per month

Eligibility Criteria:

Those who can apply for a scholarship are those who are enrolled or planning to enter the graduate school of the following designated universities in Japan as of April 1, 2018, among foreign students who intend to study social science or humanities, in Japanese We will make it possible for communication to be smooth, and that students are recognized as requiring economic assistance in their daily life and have excellent academic achievements. However, those who receive scholarship benefits exceeding ¥ 50,000 per month (¥ 600,000 per year) from government-sponsored international students and other organizations are excluded. As a rule of age as of April 1, 2018, and age 35 years old. Those who have a status of residence of “permanent residence” are not eligible.

Eligible Nationalities: Foreign students can apply for these scholarships.

Method of Application:

Applications should be sent by post. Required documents

  • Application form
    Please download the prescribed form from the screen of “Application for acceptance application”.
  • Transcripts
  • Passing notice or enrollment certificate

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 29, 2017.

For more info, visit Scholarship Link