Sato International Scholarship Foundation Recruitment for April 2018 applicants

公開日: 2017-11-27

To Privately Financed Students,


Sato International Scholarship Foundation Recruitment for April 2018 applicants



If you would like to apply for this scholarship, please contact the International Affairs Division (Tel:0857-31-5056)and pick up the application forms and guidelines.


You must submit the application forms for this scholarship to the IAD by Friday, December, 15, 2017.


*You must fill out the application forms in Japanese.


(Qualification Summary)

1. Qualified Applicants

 To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be privately financed students who are enrolled in the University as an undergraduate or as a graduate student,

and are from one of the following countries:Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines,

Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Viet Nam(Note: Japanese Nationals and Research students are not qualified.)


In addition, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:


① Students are interested in international understanding and goodwill and will be able to attend Sato Foundation Meetings (meetings will be held six times a year.);


② Students are currently not receiving any scholarships or study grants.


③ Students have a “college student” visa;


④ Students do not have a parent who works in Japan;


⑤ Students do not have a doctoral degree;


⑥ First year students or transfer students enrolled in April 2018;


⑦ Students are able to communicate in Japanese;


⑧ Students are able to cooperate actively with international exchange programs as SATOM after finishing receiving this scholarship.

(SATOM is alumni of Sato International Scholarship Foundation)


2. Monthly Award

   Undergraduate Students: 150,000 yen

   Graduate Students: 180,000 yen

(There is also financial support available for participating in academic conferences related to your study program.)


3. Scholarship period

April 2018 ~ March 2020 (2years)


4. Number of Scholarship Recipients

   Few students


5. Selection and Result

  • Primary Selection Phase: Screening of application documents

     Announcement of the result: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

  • Secondary Selection Phase: Interview (An interview will be held on March 3 or March 4 in Tokyo)

Announcement of the result: Tuesday, March 6, 2018


IMPORTANT!!  If you apply for this scholarship, Tottori University will not be able to recommend you for any other scholarships until you receive the result of your application from the Sato Foundation.

*If it is found that you were not selected to receive this scholarship, you will be able to apply for any other scholarships.