AYF Fellowship Japan 2024: Benefits and Higher Salary in Japan

Hello brothers and sisters, are you planning to tour Japan in addition to your studies? Yes, you heard right: AYF Fellowship Japan is going to offer this special benefit. Awaji Youth Fellowship is a nine-year work and training program within Awaji Island. Students from different countries come to Japan with this Fellowship to fulfill their workplace. Please read our full article to learn more about the Fellowship.

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About AYF Fellowship Japan 2024

The Awaji Fellowship 2024 is awarded in collaboration with the Awaji Youth Federation. Young applicants between the ages of 24 and 35 are eligible to apply for the Fellowship. The Fellowship program is for 9 months only and applicants can join a work program in Awaji Island. Those who have completed a bachelor’s and master’s degree are eligible to apply for the Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship program.

AYF Fellowship Japan
AYF Fellowship Japan
Fellowship NameAYF Fellowship Japan
ProviderAwaji Island
BeneficiaryAll eligible candidates in the world
AmountJPY 197,000
Application ModeOnline
Official WebsiteClick Here

Object AYF Fellowship Japan

The sole purpose of AYF Fellowship Japan is to allow participants from around the world to challenge themselves and improve their skills in a multicultural environment that meets the needs of the Japanese workplace. I will discuss the Fellowship in more detail. Some points we will highlight in this article. Such as application process, benefits, last date, eligibility criteria, etc.

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AYF Fellowship Japan 2024: Application Timeline

Applications OpenMarch 29
Application Deadline
Shortlisted applicants will be notified on a Rolling Basis
The Application for 2024 has been closed.
Interviews over Zoom
Applicants passing the first round of interviews will be invited for a second round.
June – July
COE & Visa
Take necessary procedures for immigration and employment.
July – August
Fellowship BeginsSeptember

Themes and Structure

  • Leadership and Project Management.
  • Innovation and Intrapreneurship.
  • PR and Marketing.

The AYF Fellowship consists of 3 components that link to and support one another, namely:

  • Self Development and Mentoring
  • Project Ideation and Project Work
  • Event Creation

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Awaji Youth Fellowship: Benefits

  • Monthly Salary (Base salary + Overtime): JPY 197,000
  • Government Taxes, Pensions, and Insurance fees will be deducted.
  • Japanese class fees will be deducted.
  • Accommodation & Utilities included

Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship: Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria to be fulfilled to apply for the AYF Fellowship are discussed below-

  • The age of the student should be between 24 to 35 years to apply.
  • The student should be a graduate with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.
  • Flexible, perseverance and resilience
  • The ability and drive to translate ideas into concrete action.
  • English ability of TOEIC 800 or equivalent for non-native speakers. (Fluent both in speaking and writing)
  • Japanese language skill (JLPT N1-N3)preferable
  • Commitment to solving society’s problems and contributing to our projects.
  • Core values of hard work, discipline, and care for others
  • Membership and track record of activity in the AYF Global Community are preferable.

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Fellowship Activities

  • 5 days a week of working & learning
  • 10 days of paid leave available six months into the Fellowship


  • Individual room in either Japanese or Western style
  • Utility costs such as electricity and Wi-Fi are included.

Meals (Working Days only)

  • Although Fellows are responsible for their food, Pasona can offer discounted meals. We cannot guarantee these meals fit all dietary restrictions.


How To Apply for AYF Fellowship Japan

Click on the button below to apply for the AYF Fellowship Program.

Keep essential points in mind.

Students should keep specific points in mind. Which is an essential factor while applying. Any mistake in points may result in the rejection of the student’s application

  • Before applying for any Fellowship, students must check their requirements.
  • While applying, try to upload a recent photo.
  • A valid mobile number must be provided to apply.
  • A valid email ID must be provided to apply.
  • Students must provide all correct documents and information while applying.
  • All the papers should be ready before applying.
  • Don’t wait for the deadline to be met.
  • Please check the application form carefully before final submission.

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