Scholarships available for Japanese Studies students

Nissan Institute Scholarships

The Nissan Institute offers partial scholarships for up to three students on the MSc/MPhil in Japanese Studies.  If you would like to be considered for one of these scholarships you should make it clear in your personal statement.

Scott Family Scholarship in association with St. Antony's College

The Nissan Institute offers the Scott Family Scholarship for a student who studies for a one-year (MSc) or two-year (MPhil) degree in Japanese Studies and is worth around £9,000.  The candidates’ college in Oxford will be St Antony’s and special consideration will be given to a student with a disability.

MPhil Scholarship in the Social Sciences - St. Cross College, Oxford

St Cross College invites applications for two MPhil Scholarships from students who will begin studying at the University of Oxford in the academic year 2019-2020 for an MPhil degree in any of the humanities and social science disciplines or for the BPhil degree in Philosophy. Applicants must list St Cross College as their first choice college on their Graduate Admissions application in order to be eligible to apply for these Scholarships.

Scholarship funding available at New College, Oxford

Various scholarships available for postgraduate students at New College. This includes the Aso Group Scholarship for a student with Japanese as a first language (preference for a student from Fukuoka Prefecture). 

Daiwa Scholarships in Japanese Studies

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the Daiwa Scholarships in Japanese Studies, a postgraduate programme to support the study of Japanese Studies in either Japan or the UK.

The Sasakawa Japanese Studies Postgraduate Studentships

Sasakawa studentships (each worth £10,000) are available for postgraduate students in Japanese studies from October 2014. The studentships are open to students of any nationality, but applications from UK nationals are particularly encouraged.

ESRC Studentships

ESRC studentships in Japanese Studies are available on the Area Studies Pathway, see the ESRC website for eligibility rules.

Fees and Funding

Search the University website for further funding opportunities: