Yokohama National University Scholarships 2021, Fully Funded

Yokohama National University Scholarships 2021, Fully Funded

Yokohama National University is now accepting applications for Yokohama National University Scholarships for the academic year 2021. The Yokohama National University scholarships are offered for the Master’s and PhD degree program and the scholarships are fully funded, so no need to worry about the expense of living in a foreign country. Yokohama National University Scholarships are open for all students of countries that have diplomatic relations with Japan.

Yokohama National University is regarded as a top public sector academic institute in Japan; YNU is ranked as 801-1000 by QS Global World Rankings. YNU is a leading academic institute with a large number of international students studying there. Japan welcomes approx. 150,000 international students each year and it is now one of the popular designation for international students as Japan offers various scholarships and grants.

All the courses will be taught in the English language. Yokohama National University scholarships’ duration is 2 years for Master’s program and the doctoral program; the duration is 3 years. IELTS or TOEFL is required to evaluate the language proficiency of the applicant.

The Yokohama National University Scholarships are funded by the government of Japan (MEXT: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology). Getting a scholarship to study in Japan will be an outstanding achievement and no student should miss this chance. The candidates will get a chance to study in top universities of Japan and learn about their culture too.


Here are some more details about the Yokohama National University Scholarships

Deadline is March 2, 2021

  • Country: Japan
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline:: March 2, 2021

Eligibility Criteria :

To be eligible to apply for Yokohama National University Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

The applicants shall be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relation with Japan.

The applicants must be under the age of 34 years.

The applicants must arrive in Japan before the semester begins.

The applicants must show outstanding academic records.

The applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in order to apply for Yokohama National University scholarships for the master’s program.

Moreover, candidates must have an undergraduate as well as master’s degree to apply for a doctoral program scholarship.

English language proficiency score is also required (IELTS/TOEFL or equivalent).

Benefits :

Yokohama National University Scholarships will support international students in the following ways:

A monthly stipend of 144,000 YEN for Master’sMaster’s program.

A monthly stipend of 145,000 YEN for PhD program.

The university will provide accommodation.

The tuition fee and entrance fee be covered by MEXT.

Economy class airline ticket for applicants to fly from their homeland to Japan.

Other details :


A completely filled application form that includes the field of interest and the study plan of the applicant.

Official transcripts

English language proficiency proof

2 recommendation letters (check the form on the official website).

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