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Scholarships for Students of Special Course in Agricultural Sciences

Scholarships for Students of Special Course in Agricultural Sciences *As the admission guideline of the GSA, applicants must 1) completed 16 years of school education, 2) hold an undergraduate degree to enroll Master’s course and a Master’s degree to enroll doctoral course, and 3) have adequate English proficiency, both in written and oral communication.

University Recommendation by Monbukagakusyo (MEXT)
Number of recipient/ Year A few
Duration 2  years for Master’s and 3 years for Ph.D.
Stipends Tuition
One round trip from and to home country
Living allowance: 144,000JPY/  month (Masters), 145,000JPY/ month (Ph.D.)
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.html

 

The International Priority Graduate Programs (PGP)  by Monbukagakusyo MEXT (Currently Closed)
Number of recipient/ Year 4  for Master’s, 4 for Ph.D./ year
Duration 2  years for Master’s and 3 years for Ph.D.
Stipends Tuition
One round trip from and to home country
Living allowance: 144,000JPY/  month (Masters), 145,000JPY/ month (Ph.D.)
Must check points for eligibility of this scholarship 1.  Its priority allocations are the following regions: ASEAN, Southwestern Asia, Africa, Central and South America 2.  Under 35 years old 3.  Hold GPA 2.3 out of 3.0 or higher 4.  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 http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/prog/prog01e.html

 

Asia Development Bank: ADB-JSP Scholarship 
Number of recipient/ Year About 1-2 Master’s students
Duration 2 years for Master’s course
Stipends Tuition
Travel expenses to Japan upon arrival and for departure
Living allowance:  144,000JPY/  month
Medical/ accident insurance
Must check points for eligibility of this scholarship 1.   Be a national of an ADB borrowing member country. 2.  Possess a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent including a superior academic record. 3.  Have at least two years of full-time professional working experience. 4.   Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies. 5.   Not be more than 35 years old at the time of application. 6.   Agree to return to his/her home country after completion of studies under the   Program.
Eligibility check

ADB scholarship has specific requirements for the applicants. In order to make sure that you are eligible to the scholarship or not,  fill in the check sheet below and send back to the Student Affairs Office.  We could check your record in advance.   

ADB Check Sheet Send to: agrig30*adm.kais.kyoto-u.ac.jp (please change “*” to “@”)

Application   period At the time of application for the “Special Course in Agricultural Sciences”
Application   procedure ADB applicants must gain admission to the “Special Course in Agricultural   Sciences” first. Then, a few students will be recommended to ADB by GSA.Admission for the “Special Course in Agricultural Sciences”: https://www.kais.kyoto-u.ac.jp/english/global30/sp_course_dtl03-2/
Enrollment Every October
HP of the scholarship http://www.adb.org/site/careers/japan-scholarship-program/main

 

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Projects

Number of recipient/ Year

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

Duration

2 years for Master’s and 2.5 years if start from Research Student

Stipends

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

Application procedure

Depends on each project.
Check it from below URLs or contact a JICA office of your country.

Enrollment

Every October

HP of JICA projects

GSA is participating for the following 4 full scholarship projects offered by JICA.
Master’s course only except “Agri-net” project.
1.ABE initiative
2. Creating Leaders for Agricultural Sector
3. Agriculture Studies Networks for Food Security (Agri-Net)
4. PEACE
https://www.jica.go.jp/dsp-chair/english/dsp/course/index.html