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 2019 programs: October 11, 2018 (application closed)

Submission Deadline for Fall 2019/Academic Year 2019-20 programs: April 10, 2019 (application will be available January 2019, or download paper scholarship form here)

See website for details and submission guidelines.