Scholarships Merit-based
OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation


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145000 JPY
Not specified
Application deadline


As an agency of the Republic of Austria OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation thus contribute to inclusive, equal and high-quality education. They work in Austria, Europe and internationally in priority countries. The OeAD is the national agency for the implementation of Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to JPY145,000 per month

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other


The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities as Research Students (either regular students or non-regular students) under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program as follows.

Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field. Moreover, the fields of study must be subjects which applicants will be able to study and research in graduate courses at Japanese universities. The fields of study may be restricted to particular fields by the Japanese Embassy or Consulate (hereinafter referred to “Japanese diplomatic mission”) in the applicant’s country.

Traditional entertainment arts such as Kabuki and classical Japanese dances, or subjects that require practical training in specific technologies or techniques at factories or companies are not included in the fields of study under this scholarship program. A student who studies medicine, dentistry or welfare science will not be allowed to engage in clinical training such as medical care and operative surgery until he/she obtains a relevant license from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare under applicable Japanese laws. 

Applicable programmes


Monthly grant rate:

Students receiving the preparatory education and non-regular students: 143,000.-- yen per month.

Regular students enrolled in master’s or professional degree courses: 144,000.-- yen per month.

Regular students enrolled in doctoral courses: 145,000.-- yen per month.


  • Austrian nationals.
  • Born on or after 2 April 1990.
  • The degree must be completed before the beginning of the grant period.
  • During the stay in Japan, a 6 months language course should be completed (not necessary if the study programme is in English or if the student has sufficient Japanese language skills).

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required





Application deadline

Not specified

The application documents (page 6 in application guideline) should be submitted to the Japanese Information and Culture Center by post or personally.

“Placement Preference Application Form” and “Medical Certificates” can be submitted after passing the formal criteria check.

In case an original document such as “Academic transcript of records” or “Certification of Graduation or Degree Certificate of the University Attended” cannot be submitted, a photo-copy with the university's stamp will be accepted instead of the original document. Please note that the application documents will not be returned.


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