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Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation (FIEF) Scholarship for International Students

FIEF provides financial assistance to international students who are having difficulty covering their educational expenses, thus providing them with stability during their time as international students.

Eligibility Self-funded international students who are enrolled at universities, junior colleges and national technical high schools outside the Fukuoka metropolitan area
Scholarship amount 20,000 yen per month
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number of recipients 20 (* For the 2012-2013 academic year)
Applications Applications are made through the international student division or student division of the institution at which you are enrolled.
Application period Mid-April to mid-May (approximate)
Fukuoka Satooya Scholarship for International Students from Asian Nations

The aim of this scholarship is to provide financial support to international students from Asia who are studying in Fukuoka Prefecture. FIEF carries out the procedures for awarding scholarships on behalf of organizations and individuals (scholarship benefactors) who endorse this objective by sponsoring a scholarship.

Eligibility Self-funded international students from the Asia region who are enrolled at universities, junior colleges and national technical hign schools within Fukuoka Prefecture.
Scholarship amount 20,000 yen per month (basic) * Exact amount to be determined by the benefactor.
Scholarship duration 1 year (basic) * Exact duration to be determined by the benefactor.
Number of recipients 31 (* For the 2012-2013 academic year) * Exact number to be determined by the benefactor.
Applications Applications are made through the international student division or student division of the institution at which you are enrolled.
Application period Mid-May to mid-June (approximate)
Recruitment of Benefactors (Satooya) For the 2013-2014 academic year

FIEF is currently recruiting benefactors (satooya) who are in a position to provide support to international students. This is a “face-to-face” scholarship in which benefactors and international students become acquainted with one another. There are currently 31recipients supported by 26 organizations and individuals. Please see the Satooya Scholarship Pamphlet for more details.
We look forward to your support.

Application Form for Scholarship Benefactors[PDF]

Applications/Inquiries
Address Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation International Student Support Center
ACROS Fukuoka 3F 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0001
TEL 092-725-9201
FAX 092-725-9206
Inquiry Inquiry Form