Tuesday, January 7, 2020

[Master and PhD Degree] Ajinomoto Scholarship for ASEAN 2021, Japan (Fully Funded)

This program enables students from six countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Russia) wishing to enroll in a master’s course (at specified graduate schools in the sciences) at designated universities in Japan to secure scholarships before their arrival in Japan. It aims to cultivate individuals capable of leading Asia in the twenty-first century and to contribute to the development of Asia and the world as well as to mutual understanding between these countries and Japan.

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  • Research Student at graduate school: ¥150,000/month (for 1 year).
  • Master’s Course Student at graduate school: ¥180,000/month (for 2 years).
  • Examination, admission and tuition fees: covered in full.
  • Airfare to Japan: provide a one-way air ticket from one of the 6 countries (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam or Russia) to Japan (economy class flight ticket, in principle).


This year aside from the University of Tokyo, scholarship grant may also be applied to Kyoto University, Nagoya University, Ochanomizu University, Waseda University and Kagawa Nutrition University (hereinafter “Universities”). and who fulfill the following requirements and qualifications. (For Indonesia citizen, Only University of Tokyo)
  • The applicant must be a citizen of Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the  Philippines, Vietnam or Russia.
  • The applicant must have graduated or be expected to graduate with an  excellent academic record (with 16 years of education completed or expected to be completed) and must receive the recommendation of his/her  university president or academic advisor or be otherwise qualified to enroll in the University.
  • The applicant must be under the age of 35 on April 1, 2020
  • In principle, the applicant must be able to obtain approval of acceptance as either a postgraduate international research student (hereinafter “Research Student”) or a graduate school student (master’s course) (hereinafter “Master’s Course Student”) from the University and be registered as a Research Student or a Master’s Course Student for April 2019 or October 2019. 
  • The applicant must acquire adequate Japanese language proficiency that is required in order to research and study in a master’s course, when enrolling as a Master’s Course Student. 
  • The applicant must file an application and attend selection procedures in the country eligible for this program. 
  • The applicant must be in good physical and mental health and have a strongmotivation for learning. 
  • The applicant must not be receiving other scholarship
For Indonesian Citizen:
  • Highly motivated to pursue an overseas Master Degree in the field of nutrition, Food technology, Public Health, Chemistry Science, Biological Scienci with minimum GPA 3,150
  • Graduate or be expected graduate from College/ University from College by March 2019
  • Applicants have the strong desire to learn thr japanese language and Culture (since its proficiency level shall be used as pre-requisite to majority of the course for graduate school acceptance)
Document Required
  • Application form and study program (specified form);
  • Transcript of scholastic record issued by the university or graduate school attended (or certified true copy transcript from the university, if the university does not issue copies of transcripts);
  • A letter of recommendation from academic advisor (specified form);
  • Photocopied documents proving Japanese proficiency of the applicant (such as results of JPLT, EJU and other tests provided by Japanese training institutions) when required by the University;
  • TOEFL and GRE scores when required by the graduate school which the applicant wishes to enroll.
  • The documents submitted shall not be returned under any circumstances. 
  • Download all the required forms and appendices for the application of Ajinomoto Post Graduate Scholarship 2021 below:
For Indonesian Citizen, you can download the form here

How to Apply:
For Indonesian Citizen, Send all the document through courier  to;

PR Dept. (UP Mr. Jihad Dwidyasa)
Jln. Laksada Yos Sudorno 77-78,  Sunter Jakarta 14350
For Malaysian Citizen, Send all the document through courier  to;

LOT 5710, Jalan Kuchai Lama, Petaling
58200 Kuala Lumpur
Attn : Ms Ann Foo

Note: Sorry, we still dont get the information for other countries. We will inform you guys if we found the address for other countries

Indonesian, 13 March 2020
Malaysian, 05 March 2020

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