University of Iowa

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year. Applications are accepted twice each year for Bridging Scholarships.

Amount Awarded (semester): $2,500 

Amount Awarded (academic year): $4,000

Submission Deadline for Spring 2020 programs: October 10, 2019 (application open, or download paper scholarship form here)

Submission Deadline for Fall 2020/Academic Year 2020-21 programs: April 2020 (application will be available January 2020)

See website for details and submission guidelines.