As a basic rule, the scholarship will be granted from April 2013 until the final year of the enrolled academic course for a maximum of two years (Exception : when the NISF scholarship recipient repeat a year in Japanese university, he/she is disqualified for the further scholarship from then on).
(1) A student from the world over with non-Japanese nationality who is self-supporting and residing in Japan. (2) A student currently is enrolled in a Japanese university as an undergraduate or a graduate student, and an undergraduate student is up to age 26 on April 1, 2013 and a graduate student is up to age 28 on April 1, 2013. (3) A student who needs financial aid to keep studying in Japan and does not receive any sort of other scholarship . (4) A student who is of good enough health to pursuit studies in Japan, of excellent academic record, of good personality (5) A student who has good communication skill in Japanese. (6) A student who has the strong will to contribute international understanding and mutual friendship (7) A student who is able to attend Scholarship Students Activities held by NISF (scheduled to be held twice a year). (8) A student who does not receive any sort of scholarship or subsidy for researcher from the other third parties while receiving the scholarship from NISF (Please note that the student who simultaneously possesses scholarships is disqualified for the NISF scholarship recipient.) (9) A student who works part-time job in Japan for his/her financial reason to keep studying in Japanese university (10) A student who willing to participate NISF alumni activities as alumnus, even if his/her NISF scholarship is expired.