Scholarship for Syrian Refugees Students in Jordan and Lebanon at Japanese Universities

Deadline : 29 Nov 2019

financial backer: JICA

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Scholarship for Syrian Refugees Students in Jordan and Lebanon at Japanese Universities

JICA is offering a great opportunity to support Syrian refugees who have the potential to contribute to the reconstruction of Syria in the future. This program offers opportunities for young Syrian refugees to study in graduate courses for their Master's courses at Japanese universities. This program intends to foster capable Syrian individuals to lead Syria's reconstruction and peace-building efforts at an appropriate time in the future while enhancing their understanding of Japanese people, society and systems so as to strengthen the mutual friendship between Syria and Japan.


  1. Have a Syrian nationality.
  2. Bachelor's degree holder
  3. English skills both in written and oral communication adequate to complete a Master's course
  4. Academic ability
  5. Applicants must not be receiving a scholarship offered by organizations, foreign or domestics, for a Master's degree.

 Fields of Study at Japanese Universities:

  • Engineering,
  • Agriculture
  • Information and Communication Technology 
  • Business Administration
  • Social Science 
  • Public Administration
  • Japanese Language and Culture


  • Tuition fees
  • Living allowance per day
  • Airfare (Economy class)
  • Outfit allowance ¥100,000 yen
  • Moving allowance
  • Japanese Language Training Program

Required Documents:

  1. Copy of UNHCR certificate: Issued by the UNHCR Office in Jordan or Lebanon. (mandatory for Jordan and if available, in Lebanon)
  2. Application Form
  3. Graduation certificate(s) of Bachelor’s degree
  4. Academic transcript(s)
  5. 5 color ID photos (4 cm×3 cm)
  6. A copy of passport if any (Copy of the following information pages are necessary: passport number, expiration date, and national number)
  7. A letter of recommendation if possible (It is mandatory for some universities)
  8. 9 Residency permit (Lebanon only)


  • Please submit an official certificate of a Japanese Language Examination, if any. *Please submit an official certificate of an English Examination, if any, for reference. 
  • Please note that every candidate is required to take a written examination for English during the selection process.
  • Please do not include any documents/certificates other than mentioned above in the envelope.
  • Make sure to keep your own extra photocopy of the application documents.

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Host Country: Japan

Eligible Country: Syria

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