Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Scholarships 2017 for International Students in Japan


Master / MS / Doctoral Scholarships 

Fully Funded Scholarships for International students

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Scholarships 2017 for International Students in Japan

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is offering scholarships for international students. These JICA scholarships are offered for those students who want to their master and doctoral study in Japanese universities.

Field of Study / Subjects

JICA scholarships are offered in such fields:

  • Science and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Especially
  • Information Technology
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence


Number of Scholarships 

JICA will accept 1,000 candidates over 5 years

Duration of Scholarship

2 years as a master’s student and 3 years as a doctor’s student

Scholarship Description / Details

JICA will provide the following expenses:

  • Tuition at Japanese university master’s/ doctor’s degree programs (actual cost)
  • Allowances for living expenses (fixed amount)
  • Outfit allowance (general outfit and shipping) (fixed amount)
  • Mobilization allowance (fixed amount)
  • Moving allowance (lump-sum payment for rental contract)
  • Books (fixed amount)
  • Interior research (fixed amount)
  • A round-trip airfare (actual cost)
  • Expenses for support programs during the study in Japan, including the costs of observation tours and internship (actual cost)
  • Tuition for Japanese language and business manner training (fixed amount)

Eligible Countries

12 countries are eligible for JICA scholarship:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must the citizens of one of the above 12 Asian countries
  • Must be under the age of 40 years at the time of application
  • Have a bachelor degree with good academic record
  • Have good English skills both in written and oral communication
  • Have clear understanding of the objectives of the Innovative Asia Initiative
  • Applicants must good in both physically and mentally fitness
  • Not receiving another scholarship offered by other foreign organizations

How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required

  • Applying online application mode
  • Attach all required documents with the application

Contact us:

  • 3rd Floor, Bay’s Galleria
  • 57 Gulshan Avenue (CWS-A19), Gulshan-1
  • Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
  • TE L: (880-2) 9891897
  • FAX: (880-2) 9891689
  • Email: [email protected]

Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 31st August (annual)

Official Website: To find more information, visit official link


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