Monday, January 1, 2018

Ajinomoto Scholarship for Masters Students, Japan 2018

Deadline: 05/03/2018 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: This program enables students from six countries (Thailand, Indonesia, ... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 05/03/2018

Degree: Masters

Scholarship Description: This program enables students from six countries (Thailand, Indonesia,
Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Russia) wishing to enroll in a master’s
course (at specified graduate schools in the sciences) at designated universities
in Japan to secure scholarships before their arrival in Japan. It aims to cultivate
individuals capable of leading Asia in the twenty-first century and to contribute to the development of Asia and the world as well as to mutual understanding
between these countries and Japan.


1. The applicant must be a citizen of Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the
Philippines, Vietnam or Russia.
2. The applicant must have graduated or be expected to graduate with an
excellent academic record (with 16 years of education completed or
expected to be completed) and must receive the recommendation of his/her
university president or academic advisor or be otherwise qualified to enroll
in the University.
3. The applicant must be under the age of 35 on April 1, 2019.
4. In principle, the applicant must be able to obtain approval of acceptance as
either a postgraduate international research student (hereinafter “Research
Student”) or a graduate school student (master’s course) (hereinafter
“Master’s Course Student”) from the University and be registered as a
Research Student or a Master’s Course Student for April 2019 or October
5. The applicant must acquire adequate Japanese language proficiency that is
required in order to research and study in a master’s course, when enrolling
as a Master’s Course Student.
6. The applicant must file an application and attend selection procedures in the
country eligible for this program.
7. The applicant must be in good physical and mental health and have a strong
motivation for learning.
8. The applicant must not be receiving other scholarship

Benefits: a) Research Student at graduate school: ¥150,000/month (for 1 year).
b) Master’s Course Student at graduate school: ¥180,000/month (for 2 years).
c) Examination, admission and tuition fees: covered in full.
d) Airfare to Japan: provide a one-way air ticket from one of the 6 countries
(Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam or Russia) to Japan
(economy class flight ticket, in principle).


1. Application form and study program (specified form);
2. Transcript of scholastic record issued by the university or graduate school
attended (or certified true copy transcript from the university, if the university
does not issue copies of transcripts);
3. A letter of recommendation from academic advisor (specified form);
4. Photocopied documents proving Japanese proficiency of the applicant (such
as results of JPLT, EJU and other tests provided by Japanese training
institutions) when required by the University;
TOEFL and GRE scores when required by the graduate school which the
applicant wishes to enroll.
5. The documents submitted shall not be returned under any circumstances.

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