Application Guide for Otsuka Toshimi Scholarship Foundation, FY2024

This is an individual application scholarship.
Please check through the application guidelines and apply
from the foundation's website by yourself.
Once you applied, please inform us via e-mail at


(1) Applicants must be self-supporting international students residing in Japan with "college student" status
  and must be 38 years old or younger as of April 1, 2024.
(2) Applicants must be enrolled in an official degree program at a university or graduate school in Japan and
  pursuing studies in a field directly relating to human health (such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, biology, nutrition,
  physical education, or engineering {for engineering, must also be a field directly relating to medicine/pharmacology}) or business administration (for students from developing countries
  where business administration is not an established discipline, "international relations" is also acceptable).

*For engineering, applicants will be disqualified unless the relationship with medicine/pharmacology is clearly stated (including achievements such as the presentations at academic conferences and research papers)in the Scholarship Application Form.
*Students in the first and second years of undergraduate degree programs are not eligible to apply.Third-and higher-year undergraduate students are neither eligible to apply, except for those with particularly excellent academic records, such as those with straight A's.

As for the detail of the eligibility, please refer to their website.


Annual sum of ¥2.0 million, ¥1.5 million or ¥1.0 million
Annual sum of ¥500,000 for applicants receiving scholarships or benefits from other sources

(the sum total of scholarships or benefits from other sources received during the scholarship period must be less than 1.8 million yen)

One year: From April 2024 to March 2025


Online submissions: Monday, April 22, 2024, 5:00 p.m.
Submissions by mail: Must arrive at the office no later than Thursday, April 25, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
※You are required to submit application documents online and by mail both.

※Applicants who have previously received a scholarship from the Foundation has different due dates, so please check the Foundation's website on your own.

※Please apply by yourself at the following URL