Study in Japan with Honjo International Scholarships for Undergraduates

Study in Japan – Honjo International scholarships scheme for graduates and undergraduates is always open for those students who have the zeal of studying with this international institution.

On this page article we shall be showing you all the eligible requirements for whoever may wish to apply online for the Honjo international scholarship at anytime their scholarship application form is online.

The Honjo International Scholarship Scheme slot offers of Scholarship for Graduate and undergraduates Students from Countries to Japan to study for 2020/2021 academic year.

Scholarship Description

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Start your study adventure in Japan. Good news! Honjo International Scholarship Foundation Scholarships are currently open. In this article we will explain in detail about Honjo International Scholarship Foundation Award, its benefits and step by step application process.


For you to apply with hope to be successfully on the shortlist of successful students such students must reach to the demand of the scholarship with the following:

1. The student does not possess Japanese citizenship

2. The student must be enrolled as of April 2021 or currently applying for the academic course starting from April 2021 at a graduate school in Japan. Those who are already enrolled and those who are not enrolled yet (including people who are currently employed with jobs at the time of applying for the program) are both eligible to apply for this scholarship if you are going to be enrolled in April 2021. Those who are going to enter
graduate schools in Autumn 2021 should apply for the 2021 program which starts accepting applications from April 1 to April 30, 2021 (scheduled).

3. In principle, students enrolled in a professional graduate school are not applicable, however, those who can submit a research plan can apply for this scholarship program.

4. To be eligible, the student applying for the PhD program must start the PhD course by the age of 35. Student applying for the master’s program must start the master course by the age of 30.

5. The student must be able to assure the committee that he or she will be able to secure employment in their home country after graduating from a graduate school. This does not require him or her to have employment guaranteed or to return his or her home country immediately after graduating the university, but he or she is expected to have strong will of working in his or her home country in the future.

6. The student must have a deep understanding of international friendship and goodwill, and must be able to attend the events organized by the foundation and take part in the network as an alumni member.

7. The student must be able to carry an everyday conversation in Japanese. Interviews will be conducted in Japanese. (no exception)

Why Study in Japan?

  • High educational standards.
  • See the world, develop as a person.
  • Learn Japanese while earning a degree.
  • Discover Japan’s rich cultural heritage.
  • Japan is a safe, peaceful place to study.
  • Martial arts and culture.
  • Improving your employability.
  • Low tuition fees and generous scholarships.

Scholarship Coverage

Honjo International Scholarship Foundation Scholarships provide the recipient with the following benefits:

  • ¥200,000 per month for 1 or 2 years.
  • ¥180,000 per month for 3 years.
  • ¥150,000 per month for 4 or 5 years.
  • Travel expenses for attending an international conference, etc.

Application Deadline: 31st October 2020

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Japan

Type:  Doctoral (PhD), Masters and Undergraduates

How to Apply to  Study in Japan

Prepare all the documents listed below.

  • Enter “web application system” and fill up all the necessary information, and upload the required documents 1) ~ 4) as PDF file.
    “Web application system”→ (This system is available from September 1, 2020)
  • When you complete the entry procedure, the application number is issued.
  • Successful students’ application numbers are announced in our website. So be advised to save the number you received, carefully.
  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.