Tokio Marine Kagami Memorial Foundation funding for ASEAN Students in Japan

Enhance your academic and career prospects by participating in the Tokio Marine Kagami Memorial Foundation Scholarship offered by the University of Tsukuba in Japan for the academic session 2021-2022.

The educational program aims to support talented and deserving students who wish to pursue a master’s or doctoral program at the University of Tsukuba.

Tsukuba University is one of the prestigious national universities located in Tsukuba, Ibaraki (established by the Japanese government). With approximately 16,500 students, the university has 28 university groups and colleges (as of 2014). A 258-hectare (636-acre) region covers Tsukuba’s main campus, making it the second-largest single campus in Japan.

Why study at the University of Tsukuba? The University offers university degrees in the capital for working adults and runs K-12 schools connected to the university in Tokyo. The educational strength of the university lies in the fields of STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine), physical education, and related interdisciplinary fields. It is located in the Tsukuba Science City, which has more than 300 research institutes.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Tsukuba
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Master or Doctoral
  • Award: Monthly Stipend ¥ 180, 000
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Japan


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from ASEAN countries including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Master or doctoral degree programme in any subject offered by the university
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Must have a previous year’s degree or certificates from a recognized university.
  • Students who have ever been chosen for any of the 2021 University-Recommended The studentships are not eligible, regardless of the results, to apply for this application .

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: In order to apply for this opportunity, aspirants have to take admission in an undergraduate degree programme at the university.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must check the required documents at the University of Tsukuba.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must need to submit previous year’s degrees or certificates with good academic results.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.


The University of Tsukuba will provide the award of Monthly Stipend ¥ 180, 000to the students who want to study in Japan.

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