Aichi Scholarship Program for Asian Students in Japan


The Aichi Prefectural Government International Affairs is inviting application from the graduate level students of Asian countries to pursue research for 6 months or master’s course student as 2 years. The applicants have to study a subject pertinent in the Aichi’s manufacturing industry. The candidates who have finished these programs are expected to seek employment with in the regions of Aichi. The applicants should apply during the period of March-May, 2014. 

Eligibility criteria

The candidate has to satisfy the below eligibility criteria to avail the scholarship.


1.       The applicants must hold the citizenship for the any of the given Asian countries. They are Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, The Philippines, and Cambodia.
2.       The candidates must be below the age of 35 years as on April 1, 2014.
3.       The candidates should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
4.       The applicant should have studied a subject pertinent in support of the Aichi’s manufacturing industry.
5.       The applicants should have a good knowledge about the Japanese language to study the research programs and seek employment with in Aichi.
6.       The applicants should not be holding any other scholarships from other organisations.
7.       The applicant should be admitted as a research student in one of the Aichi’s universities from the period of October 2014 to March 2015. The applicants should also register themselves for the national health insurance system.

Study subjects

The scholarship grant is for the subjects that are pertinent and widely supported at the Aichi’s manufacturing industry.

Course level

The course level is for both research level (6 months) and post graduate studies (for 2 years).

Scholarship provider

The scholarship is being provided by the Aichi Prefectural Government International Affairs.

Number of awards

The number of awards is around ten Aichi scholarships.

Duration of the award

The duration of the scholarship is for 6 months (as a research student) and 2 years (as a post graduate student).

Scholarship coverage

The scholarship covers the student’s living allowance (15,000 Yen per month), travel allowances, school expenses which covers the entrance examination fee, tuition fee, entrance fee (research student).

Notification

The notification to the candidates is not known.

How to apply

The applicants must apply via graduate school located in the Aichi. The documents to be submitted are

1.       Application form (form 1)
2.       Pledge
3.       Academic records issued by the university
4.       Certified copy of the passport.
5.       Proof of Graduation
6.       Recommendations

Application Deadline

The scholarship is to be applied between the months of March-may 2014 in Aichi. The forms should be submitted or handed over the Aichi Prefectural Government by a recommending organisation by the date of May 16, 2014.


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