Thursday, December 26, 2019

[Master Degree] The Okazaki Kaheita International Scholarship Foundation 2020/2021 (For Indonesia), Japan (Fully Funded)

The Okazaki Kaheita International Scholarship Foundation (The Foundation) was established in March 1990 to contribute to world peace and development by fostering people from the People's Republic of China and other countries in Asia. This foundation strives to promote mutual understanding and international exchange as well as to pay homage to and immortalize the spirit of Okazaki Kaheita, a man who worked for mutual understanding, peace, and world friendship.

In order to promote friendship between Japan and Asian countries and to further the personal development of people in these countries, the foundation provides scholarships to students from Asian countries who wish to study in graduate schools in Japan.

Number of Scholarships

Indonesia:1or 2
The applicant shall be a recommended by their university in Indonesia which is appointed by the foundation.
The appointed universities as follows.
  • University of Indonesia
  • Gadjah Mada University
  • Bogor Agricultural University
  • Bandung Institute of Technology


  • (1) Scholarship Amount
    • Postgraduate student (graduate school) : ¥120,000/month
    • Auditor of graduate course or during Japanese Language School. : ¥100,000/month
  • (2) School and Examination Fees.
  • (3) Outfit Allowance
  • (4) Travelling Expenses
  • (5) Residence 
  • (6) Traffic Expenses for Commuting
  • (7) Others 
    • Counseling
    • Traveling in Japan
    • Medical Expenses 
    • National Health Insurance, which is approximately 1000 yen per month.

Anyone who supports the objectives of the foundation to build his/her own country and to  promote international friendship, is outstanding in personality and ability, in sound health and is deemed to be in need of financial assistance for educational expenses, and who meets the following qualifications:
  • Be a citizen of Indonesia
  • Be a resident of Indonesia on April 1, 2020.
  • Be born after April 2, 1996.
  • Academic Qualifications:
  • Must have graduated from a university appointed by our foundation prior to March 31, 2021 and be able to obtain a letter of recommendation from his/her supervising professor. The applicants are also required to have completed a total of 16 years of education at recognized educational facilities.
  • Major:
    • The field of study selected by the applicant must be the same as his/her major at the undergraduate level. (Preferably, the applicant should have selected the university of his/her choice and the supervising professor under whom he/her wishes to pursue graduate studies.)
    • The applicant’s proposed research theme should be suitable for study at the gduate level  in a Japanese university.
  • Language ability:
    • Must be able to understand graduate level lectures taught in Japanese or English. Selected applicants who have not yet learned Japanese are required to attend a Japanese language course at a language school for 6 months (approximately 500 hours)prior to coming to Japan.
    • Furthermore, the selected applicant shall be required to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test held annually by the Japan Foundation.
  • Others:
    • The foundation deems it most suitable that the selected applicant come to Japan alone(without his/her family)to study under our program.
    • (ⅰ) The student must live alone(without his/her family)for the first year in Japan. (ⅱ)After one year it is possible for the selected student to live with his/her family if He / she wished to do so, but the foundation cannot give any assistance for his/her family.
Note: It is generally very hard for students from abroad to live and study in Japan with his/her family, as the student will meet many difficulties such as the high cost of living, housing problems and language difficulty. 
How to Apply:
The applicant must complete the official application form distributed through the contact person at each university. The form must be completed in accordance with the "Instructions for Filling in the Application Form." Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Required documents:
  • School records
  • Graduation certificate(or Certificate of studentship)
  • Health certificate
    A health certificate issued by a doctor clearly stating that the applicant is fit for an extended period of study abroad. The certificate should be written on the prescribed form and completed in English
  • Recommendation from supervising professor stating the academic performance, personality and future prospects of the applicant
  • Recommendation from employer at place of employment (Only for applicants currently employed)
Note: Submitted documents will not be returned.

10 February 2020