The IJEP Short-Term Exchange Program with JASSO scholarship

Dear Partner Universities,

Greetings from the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan.

Today we would like to announce the IJEP Short-Term Exchange Program with JASSO scholarship starting in Oct 2022 for either 6 months (till March 2023) or 11 months (till August 2023). Now we are recruiting 14 applicants (graduate students), who are from partner universities with a student exchange agreement.

Although it is still hard to foresee the situation about overseas traveling this year, we appreciate it if you could announce to the students at your university. Please note that the programs may be canceled or postponed depending on the spread of COVID-19.

The following conditions apply to the programs;
1. Amount of scholarship: 80,000 yen per month (participants have to take responsibility for the cost of flight tickets, accommodation, food, health insurance and other living cost, etc.)
2. Start of the program: October 3, 2022
3. Duration of the program: Either 6 or 11 months from October 2022
4. Application Deadline: June 10 (Fri), 2022
5. Program contents:
-Research project
“Current Science and Technology in Japan” in fall semester (2 credits)
At least 3 classes related to topics in environment issues are required.
-Field trip
-Final Report
-Midterm and final presentations

For further information, please visit our website at
The application form can be downloaded from

・ All application documents should be submitted through the international office of the applicant’s home university, and applicants should be recommended with the order of priority. For your convenience, please use the attached Excel form.
・ Please note that our selection committee is responsible for screening applicants and the result may be different from the order of priority at your university.
・ Additional costs for the quarantine process associated with traveling to Japan should be borne by the applicant.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Thank you very much for your support in advance.