Japan Bridging Scholarship

Japan Bridging Scholarship

The deadline for submitting applications for scholarships for study in Japan beginning in Spring 2016 has now passed. Applicants will be informed of the results of the selection by the end of November 2015.

Website: Association of Teachers of Japanese | Study Abroad in Japan

Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study and attending any recognized exchange or independent program in Japan are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships will receive stipends of $2,500 or $4,000, depending on the length of their study program in Japan. The scholarships are funded by donations from U.S. corporations and foundations to the US-Japan Bridging Foundation. Since 1999, the Bridging Scholarship program has awarded 1,150 scholarships to students studying abroad in Japan.

Information on the Bridging scholarships and downloadable application forms are available at ATJ's Web site:



Last updated: 11-05-2015.