Sato International Scholarship Foundation (SISF), Japan

The Sato International Scholarship Foundation grants two types of scholarship for self-supporting students from ASEAN countries as well as Southwest Asian countries enrolled in a Japanese undergraduate or graduate institution:
1. Scholarship for Self-Supporting Students
2. Scholarship for Short-Term Exchange Students.

Students from the Following Countries are Eligible to Apply
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam.

Scholarship for Self-Supporting Students
The applicant must be residing in Japan, enrolled in or accepted to a legitimate program.  Please apply through the students’ office of your university.

Amount of Scholarship
Undergraduate students: 120,000 yen/month
Graduate students: 180,000 yen/month (plus additional support to cover cost for attending conferences)

Duration of Scholarship: 2 years

Number of Scholarships Granted
Around 25 students will be accepted.

The applicant must be a citizen from the aforesaid countries, who does not hold Japanese citizenship and must be enrolled in a Japanese undergraduate or graduate institution, under the jurisdiction of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

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  3. im high school student in first grade
    is the scholarship for the graduated student or the first or second gdrade can get it?

    thank you

  4. my daugther will graduate from college in the philippines this november.she would like to persue her studies in japan,how can she apply for the scholarship ?thanks