Announcement of Japanese Scholarship Program for Syrian Refugees (JISR)

Deadline: 27th November, 2017

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is pleased to announce the “Japanese Initiative for the future of Syrian Refugees (JISR)” call for applications for academic year 2018. A total of 20 scholarships slots covering master’s degree in Japanese universities will be made available for Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.

All details are available in:

(a.) Application Guidelines and application form and Recommendation letters form setting out details on eligibility criteria and
(b.) JISR Program link ( to refugees.

Applicants are encouraged to send their application in hardcopy to any of the designated UNHCR Offices.
The deadline for submission of applications is Monday, 27th November, 2017.