The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) Scholarship is now open. Students from developing countries are invited to apply. The scholarships will provide funds covering all of the relevant expenses.
Full scholarships are available for exceptionally qualified candidates who have been accepted for study with the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) Scholarship. These scholarships are provided by the Japanese government (MEXT) and international organizations, as well as by GRIPS. The specific scholarship will be determined by GRIPS based on the eligibility requirements imposed by the scholarship providers (see Scholarship Eligibility and Details chart). Please note that scholarships are allocated on a competitive basis and that only a limited number of scholarships are available.
The winner will receive benefit of fully – funded scholarship program.
Level & Area of Studies
Master and PhD program in Public Policy; Public Finance; Macroeconomic Policy; Economics, Planning and Public Policy; Disaster Management Policy; Maritime Safety and Security Policy; Japanese and Culture.
Place of study
At the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Japan.
Eligibility and Requirements
Candidates applying for Masters Programs and 5-year Ph.D. Programs must possess a Bachelors degree or its equivalent. Candidates applying for 3-year Ph.D. Programs must possess a Masters degree or its equivalent.
Before applying for the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) Scholarship, it is required that you first apply for a study place at the institute. You will need to refer to the ‘how to apply’ page of the awarding institution for detailed application steps.
Varies depending on program.