Scholarship for Applicants Residing Abroad
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for applicants residing abroad is for international students scheduled to enroll in a Japanese University or Graduate School.
Applicants have to find out and apply a Japanese university or graduate school by themselves before they apply for this scholarship. And they are requested to submit the copy of the application for admission for the university / graduated school.
Only the applicants who will enroll the universities / graduate schools located in the below-listed areas are eligible. Those in other areas are not eligible. In addition, the condition of requirement for Japanese ability differs depending on the area where applicants’ targeted universities / graduate schools are located. So, please check the list carefully. If your targeted school is located in non-listed area, you can’t apply this scholarship this year.
16 October 2015 1:00P.M. Japan time for both April and October 2016 Enrollment. Application documents must arrive by the date.
Announcement of Selection Results：
Notification of selection results is made by email at the following times:Beginning of February 2016
*If the applicant is rejected for admission to the issuing university, s/he will lose eligibility for the scholarship at that point.
For April enrollment: Scholarship payment begins in April 2016
For fall enrollment: Scholarship payment begins in October (or September) 2016
(1)Undergraduates 100,000 yen per month
(2)Master’s students 140,000 yen per month
(3)Doctoral students 140,000 yen per month
*Research students are not eligible.
Only for the first year of the scholarship, a supplemental of 400,000 yen is provided upon arrival in Japan.
Yoneyama scholars are to arrive in Japan prior to the month of their admission. Irrespective of the reason, if they do not arrive in Japan by the month that their scholarship will begin to be paid, they will lose their eligibility.