Rotary Yoneyama Scholarships open for international students to undertake studies at Japanese university or graduate school in Japan. International applicant must have Japanese language proficiency. Applicants must be up to 39 years of age and have scholastic and health requirements. Scholarships will be awarded for a period of two years. Application deadline is 16th October 2016 for both April and October 2016 enrollments.
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for applicants residing abroad is for international students scheduled to enroll in a Japanese University or Graduate School. Applicants have to find out and apply a Japanese university or graduate school by themselves before they apply for this scholarship. The Foundation awards scholarships to overseas students who aspire to study or conduct research in Japanese universities or graduate schools. Its scholarship fund is supported by the contributions of Rotarians throughout Japan. The Foundation is Japan’s largest private scholarship organization, both in terms of program scale and number of scholarships awarded. About Fourteen Scholarships are awarded.
Duration of award(s)
1) For April 2015 enrollment
– Undergraduates: Two years from April 2016 through March 2018
– Graduate students: Two years from April 2016 through March 2018
2) For October (September) 2016 enrollment
– Undergraduates: Two years from October (September) 2016 through September (August) 2018
– Graduate students: Two years from October (September) 2016 through September (August) 2018
Worth of Award
Citizenship & Place of Residence Not be a citizen of Japan nor be residing in Japan.
a- Persons who already hold a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for an undergraduate scholarship.
b- Persons who already hold a master’s degree are not eligible for a master’s scholarship.
c- Persons who already hold a doctoral degree are not eligible for a doctoral scholarship.
-Dual Scholarships Student who will hold a scholarship from another organization when this scholarship goes into effect is not eligible to receive this one.
-Past Yoneyama Scholars Persons who have held a Yoneyama scholarship in the past are not eligible for this scholarship.
Notification: Notification of selection results is made by email in the beginning of February 2016.
How to Apply
(7) Document certifying Japanese language proficiency: the name of the file “Margaret King_7_japanese”
Deadline: Application must arrive by 16 October 2015 1:00P.M. Japan time for both April and October 2016 Enrollment. Application documents must arrive by the date.