Scholarship Program

JACAFA The Nippon Foundation Scholarship Program in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan 

Dear friends, we are glad to announce that the Japan Central Asia Friendship Association (JACAFA) as supported by The Nippon Foundation (the Foundation) in Cooperation with Alif Academy has decided to grant scholarships to university students in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Scholarship Amount: 

  • EUR 100 per month 
  • Scholarship funds are to be used for successful completion of a study and other academic activities (e.g., purchase of textbooks or fees for attending special courses or seminars). 

Starting time: The Scholarship grant program will start in October 2019.

For the details of the Scholarship Program please click here 

Application process: The applicants are requested to submit the online application form (test) along with the CV at the first stage.

Application Schedule and Selection Process for 2019

Notification of Scholarship: March, 2019

Submitting the application form (online and offline tests): 15 May 2019

Submitting Essays: 25 May 2019

Submitting recommendation letters and all requested documents: 25 May 2019

Application Screening: May 2019

Interviews: May and June 2019

How to apply:

  1. Registering first at the platform
  2. Getting familiar with the terms and conditions of the program
  3. Uploading and sending CV
  4. Passing two tests (Logic test and JACAFA Test (at the after sending the CV )
  5. The successful candidates will be contacted for passing the further Selection process.

Please contact us at:

Contact details for Tajikistan:


Phone numbers: 488889827

Contact details for Uzbekistan:



Please note that only Dushanbe and Tashkent based students are eligible to apply.