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Scholarships for Students of Special Course in Agricultural Sciences

Other Scholarships for Students of Special Course in Agricultural Sciences

*As specified in the GSA admission guidelines, applicants must 1) have completed 16 years of schooling, 2) hold an undergraduate degree to enroll in a Master’s program and a Master’s degree to enroll in a doctoral program, and 3) have adequate proficiency in both written and oral English communication.

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Long-Term Training Courses

Number of recipient/ Year

A few students per year / Usually, start from Research Student(non-degree) before going to Master’s or PhD course.

Duration

2 years for a Master’s degree, or 2.5 years if starting as a Research Student.
3 years for a PhD, or 3.5 years if starting as a Research Student.

Stipends

Tuition
Travel expenses
Living allowance: around 150,000 JPY/ month
Others

Application procedure

Check the URL below or contact a JICA office in your country.

Enrollment

Every October

HP of JICA courses

GSA is participating in the following 3 full scholarship courses offered by JICA.
1. African Business Education (ABE) Initiative for Youth (Master’s course)
2. SDGs Global Leader (Master’s and PhD courses)
3. Agriculture Studies Networks for Food Security (Agri-Net)(Master’s and PhD courses)
https://www.jica.go.jp/english/index.html

 

University Recommendation [Special Selection] by Monbukagakusyo (MEXT)
Name of program: Producing human resources in agricultural science to tackle the global challenges of food and environment
Number of recipient/ year 3 for Master’s and 5 for Doctoral students/ year
Duration 2 years for Master’s and 3 years for Doctoral program
Stipends Allowance: 144,000JPY/ month (Master), 145,000JPY/ month (Doctor)
Traveling Expenses: One round trip from and to home country
Education fees: Examination, admission, and tuition fees are exempted
Must check points for eligibility of this scholarship 1.  Its priority allocations are the following regions: ASEAN and Africa  2.  Under 35 years old   3. Hold GPA 2.3 out of 3.0 or higher   4.  TOEFL-iBT 70 (IELTS 5.5) or higher
Application   period In December
Application   procedure Apply to GSA and selected number of applicants will be recommended to Kyoto U then to the MEXT
Enrollment Every October

 

University Recommendation [General Program] by Monbukagakusyo MEXT
Number of recipient/ Year A few
Duration 2 years for Master’s and 3 years for Doctoral program
Stipends Allowance: 144,000JPY/ month (Master), 145,000JPY/ month (Doctor)
Traveling Expenses: One round trip from and to home country
Education fees: Examination, admission, and tuition fees are exempted
Must check points for eligibility of this scholarship

1.  Under 35 years old 2.  Hold GPA 2.3 out of 3.0 or higher 3.  Newly enter Japan for the purpose of study upon receipt of the scholarship.

Application   period In December
Application   procedure Apply to GSA and selected number of applicants will be recommended to Kyoto U then to the MEXT
Enrollment Every October
HP of the scholarship https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/education-campus/procedures/scholarships/mext

 

Embassy Recommendation by Monbukagakusho (MEXT)
* To obtain an “Embassy Recommendation”, applicants must submit their applications to the Japanese embassy, consulate, or other diplomatic mission in their home countries for the initial screening. Those interested are advised to contact an appropriate Japanese diplomatic mission in their countries.
*HP of the scholarship: https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/education-campus/procedures/scholarships/mext

 

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