JUGAS Scholarships

To mark our 40th Anniversary in 2010, JUGAS launched the JUGAS Education and Cultural Exchange Fund (JECF) with the primary objectives or promoting education and cultural exchanges between Singapore and Japan. One of the key initiative under the JECF is to provide opportunities for promising Singaporean students to further their studies in Japan through various scholarship scheme in collaboration with external organisations.

We are pleased to inform you that JUGAS now offering the following scholarships:



JUGAS/Nagoya University Scholarship

A joint initiative between JUGAS and Nagoya University, this scholarship offers high potential Singaporeans an opportunity to study at Nagoya University under the Global 30 Undergraduate International Programs. There are in total 5 different programs offered by 9 different schools available for applicants to choose from.

School term starts in 1 October.

Application period is typically in November to December for the following year’s October intake.


JUGAS/University of Tokyo Supplementary Scholarship 

A joint initiative between JUGAS and the University of Tokyo, this scholarship sponsors the return air tickets for deserving Singaporean students who are accepted into selected PEAK (Program in English at Komaba) Programs offered at the University of Tokyo.
Please feel free to contact our secretariat (secretariat@jugas.org.sg) if you have any questions regarding the scholarships on offer.

School term starts in 1 September.

Application period is typically in October to November for the following year’s September intake.



MEXT (ASCOJA) Scholarship

The MEXT Scholarship is offered by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese institutions of higher education. There are several types of scholarships available under the MEXT Scholarship program. For more information, please refer to http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-10.html.

JUGAS is a member chapter of the ASEAN Council of Japan Alumni (ASCOJA) (http://www.ascoja.org/), which is a international body made up of similar Japanese university graduates alumni associations from the other ASEAN countries. Member chapters of ASCOJA have been invited by the Japanese Government to recommend candidates  from their home countries for both Research Student and Undergraduate categories of the scholarship.

As the MEXT (ASCOJA) Scholarship is fully administered by MEXT, the terms, conditions and scholarship benefits of the scholarship are the same as the MEXT Scholarship. In addition, MEXT (ASCOJA) scholars have the added benefits of becoming beneficiary students under the Asia Japan Alumni (ASJA) International (http://www.asja.gr.jp/E/asja_g.html). As a non-profit organisation supported by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ASJA International implements programs aimed at assisting international students, primarily from ASEAN.

Application typically opens from April to July. Interested applicants can submit their applications to either JUGAS or the Japanese Embassy in Singapore (http://www.sg.emb-japan.go.jp/culture_Scholarships.htm).



Comments are closed.