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Benefits of JDS Fellows

Once accepted as a JDS Fellow, you are entitled to receive following supports from the program

  • Full tuition fees
  • One round-trip air fare
  • Arrival allowance
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Monthly scholarship
  • Subsidiary allowance for purchasing books
  • Subsidiary allowance for shipping
  • Subsidiary allowance for traveling and seminar
  • Overseas travel insurance
  • Supports from the agent
    - Finding accommodation
    - Initial settlement of your life in Japan
    - Emergency situation etc.

To start with, JDS Fellows will be provided with pre-departure orientations, arrival briefing and orientation program to prepare your study in Japan, and with support for initial settling in including immigration related procedures and housing. Although not all the people speak English in Japan, you don't have to worry. Many universities as well as we will assist you smoothly start your academic life in such environment.

Throughout your study in Japan, various supports are also available by us including monitoring meeting and support on emergency situations to assist your smooth academic life at each university. We will conduct regular individual monitoring meeting to see if the Fellows are doing alright and facing any problems or not. This is a good chance to talk about your current situations or concerns of your daily life while you are in Japan. With this support, more than 98 percent of JDS Fellows successfully complete their academic work as scheduled.

Once you successfully complete your degree course work, you will return to your country and be a member of alumni. Each fellow is expected to use knowledge, network, and experience gained in Japan for the betterment of your own country.

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