The government is determined to attract more international students, and has set a target of having 300,000 foreign students in the country by 2020. It had reached the 100,000 in 2003. Accordingly, universities focus on making life easier for foreign students.
There are different types of scholarships offered at universities of Japan for international students. It may include just tuition fee, certain amount of grant or sometimes it can even cover your whole living expenses. There is a different criterion for these scholarships, depending on the course and level of education. The students must have the complete knowledge of process of scholarship before applying to any university or college.