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Discovery Scholarships for International Students in Japan – 2021/2022


Application for the Discovery Scholarships for International Students in Japan – 2021/2022. Entry is now open at the Okayama University in Japan.

The scholarship programme is meant to help international students who are going to enroll in any degree programme at Okayama to cover the tuition fee of the programme. The winning applicants will receive the tuition fee for the first academic year of the undertaken programme at Okayama University.

Okayama University is one of Japan’s leading universities ranking 14th nationally. Its most important mission, since its establishment in 1949, is to provide an enriching educational environment for its students.

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The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.


Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • Applicants from all foreign countries can apply.
  • Students can undertake any degree programme of choice offered at Okayama.
  • The applicants must have excellent grades.
  • Applicants must have completed 12 years of education and have the necessary university degrees.
  • The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests: TOEFL PBT – 480; TOEIC – 530, and IELTS – 5.5.
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  • The applicants can apply to Okayama online via its online application portal. Admitted international students will be considered.

Application must include:

  • Copy of passport
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Letter of academic evaluation
  • CV
  • Photograph
  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcripts
  • Certificate of expected graduation
  • Health certificate
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before 29th October, 2021  will be considered.

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