Republic of Nepal
Republic of Nepal

Southwest Asia Regional Office


There are a variety of scholarships available for students who wish to study at Japanese universities.
Some scholarships should be applied for prior to arrival in Japan while others can be applied for after arriving in Japan. For detailed information on scholarships for prospective students, please see the pages below.
Name Web Site
Scholarships for Study in Japan (JASSO)
Scholarships (UTokyo)
MEXT Scholarship
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)
Research Fellowships for Young Scientists
The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) JDS Nepal (Scholarship) | Japan Development Service Co., Ltd. (JDS) (
METI Government of JAPAN Internship Program
The Japan-ADB Scholarship

People to People Exchange Programs

Name Web Site
Sakura Science Exchange Program
(Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths)
Asia Kakehashi Scholarship in Japan (for Asian high-schoolers)