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The University of Edinburgh

Takahashi and Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship

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300000 JPY
United Kingdom
31 May 2024
Application deadline


The University of Edinburgh can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

The University of Edinburgh awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



300,000 JPY

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Two scholarships are available to Japanese students undertaking postgraduate study at a Scottish University.

Established in 2009 by the Japan Scotland Society to commemorate the founder, Mr Takahashi Yoshiteru, and long-time donor and supporter of the society, Mr James T Howat.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship offers a 300,000 JPY amount, to help you with your studies


Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be Japanese nationals planning to enter a postgraduate course at a Scottish University
  • Applicants must undertake to be active in Japan Scotland Society (JSS) after completion of their studies, (recipients will be expected to report on their studies and activities to JSS after completion of their studies).

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required





Application deadline

31 May 2024

Full details of the scholarship and the application procedure can be downloaded from the JSS website.

Completed applications should be sent to JSS with the required documentation.

Applications open in January of each year and close on the last day of May.


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