Scholarship by Private Foundations

Announcement of scholarship is posted on local website of the university when the foundation calls for application to us.  Please check each application guidelines for more in detail of the eligibilities for scholarship.  The scholarships are for degree-seeking students at ICU with a residence status of "Student (留学: Ryugaku) unless otherwise indicated.

Information on MEXT(Japanese government) scholarship is available at Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship
       List of Scholarships Offered by Private Foundations
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Name of Scholarship/Foundation
NotesSchedule of Announcement
Asuka Foundation Scholarship 
Students from designated Asian countries / 120,000yen per month until degree completionSeptember & April
Atsumi International ScholarshipDoctoral Course students fluent in Japanese / 200,000yen per monthJuly
  The College Women's Association of Japan (CWAJ) Scholarship Program Female graduate students / 2,000,000yen total  May

Hasegawa International Scholarship Foundation

2nd year undergraduate or graduate students from Asian countries and regions / 90,000yen per month for undergraduate or 110,000yen for graduate students for 1~2 yearsOctober
 Heiwa Nakajima Foundation

 Undergraduate and graduate students / 100,000yen per month for 1 year August
 INOAC International Education and Scholarship Foundation Undergraduate or graduate students / 50,000yen per month for up to 2 years September

Ishimori Memorial North American Friendship Scholarship Fund (No link)

Students from Canada or United States of America / 50,000yen per month for undergraduate or 70,000yen per month for graduate students for 2~4 years

  Ito Foundation for International Education Exchange (in     Japanese)  1st year Master's course students / 180,000yen per month up to 2 years September
  Japan China Friendship Association Ariake Japan Scholarship 
(in Japanese) (Previous "Niwa Uichiro Scholarship")
 Graduate students with Chinese nationality / 70,000yen per month August
JEES Foundations Scholarship Program (in Japanese)
Japanese-major students / 50,000yen per month up to 2 years
JEES Mitsubishi Shoji Scholarship (a list of scholarships offered through JEES in Japanese)
120,000yen per month for undergraduate, 150,000yen per month for graduate students, for 2~3 years
JEES Toyota Tsusho Corporation (in Japanese)3rd year undergraduate or graduate students from African countries and regions / 100,000yen per month for 2 yearsSeptember
Kambayashi Scholarship Foundation (in Japanese)Graduate students from designated Asian countries and regions / 120,000yen per month for 1 yearJanuary
  Kamenori Foundation (in Japanese) Graduate students wishing to study in graduate school / from designated Asian countries / 200,000yen per month for 2~3 years December
  KDDI Foundation Fellowship for Graduate Students from Abroad Graduate students specialized in Information and telecommunication areas / 100,000yen per month May
 Koryu Kyokai Scholarship (in Japanese) Graduate students from Taiwan / 144,000yen per month for Masters, 145,000yen per month for Doctor's, until degree completion September
 Mizuho International Foundation Undergraduate or Master's course students majoring in a field of Humanities or Social Sciences / 100,000yen per month for 2 years November
 Moriya Scholarship (in Japanese) 1st Year Master's or Doctoral course students / 70,000yen per month for 2 years April
 Nitori International Scholarship Foundation 1st~4th year-to-be undergraduate or 1st~ 2nd year-to-be Master's course students / 80,000yen per month for 1 year October
 Pan-Pacific and South-East Asia Women’s Association of Japan (in Japanese/information currently unavailable on this page) Female students / 120,000yen per year for 2 years April
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship2nd or 3rd year undergraduate, 1st or 2nd year Master's, or 2nd or 3rd year Doctoral course students who actively join events and meetings by the foundation / 100,000yen per month for undergraduate, 140,000yen per month for graduate students for up to 2 yearsAugust
Sato Yo International ScholarshipUndergraduate, to-be undergraduate, graduate and to-be graduate students from countries and regions designated by the foundation / 150,000yen for undergraduate, 180,000yen for graduate students for 2 yearsDecember & May
SGH Foundation Scholarship3rd year-to-be undergraduate,  1st year-to-be Master's course, 2nd year-to-be Doctoral course students / students from designated Southeastern countries / 100,000yen per monthJanuary

 Takaku International Foundation Scholarship 

(in Japanese)

 Doctoral course students fluent in Japanese / 70,000 per month for 1 year November
 Tokyo YWCA (in Japanese) 1st or 2nd year undergraduate students / 30,000 yen per month

  United Church of Christ in Japan  Ecumenical  Scholarship   (scholarship information currently unavailable)

 Christian students from Asian countries and regions / Students attending church services by UCCJ or KCCJ / up to total amount of 360,000yen for 1 year February
 Yamada Osamitsu Foundation (in Japanese) Undergraduate and graduate students / 120,000yen per month for 1 year November