Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship for Foreign Residents in Japan

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Awaji Youth Federation
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Job
  • Award: Multiple
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Japan


  • Eligible Countries: Application open globally
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must:
  • Applicants must be graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Candidate must have knowledge of an advanced level of English in both speaking and writing
  • Japanese language skill preferable
  • Commitment to solving society’s problems and contributing to Pasona Group’s projects.
  • Open to staying on Awaji Island after the year at AYF and continuing to work on regional revitalization
  • Core values of hard work, discipline and care for others
  • Flexible, perseverance and resilience
  • The ability and drive to translate ideas into concrete action

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Before applying for this opportunity, applicants are required to download the AYF_Application_2020 and follow instructions carefully. Applicants already in Japan with a valid working visa, the process will be different. For more details please visit
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants are required to submit a completed AYF application and a detailed CV.
  • Admission Requirements: For this program, applicants must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must have English ability of TOEIC 800 or equivalent for non-native speakers. (Fluent both in speaking and writing)


The AYF program will provide all the following benefits:

  • Salary: Gross salary is JPY 250,000, Government fees and taxes Approx. JPY 44,000/mo and Net salary per month is Approx. JPY 70,000 (after Program, Accommodation & Meals costs, see below)
  • Program Cost: JPY 90,000/mo, 5 days a week of working & learning, and 10 days of paid leave available six months into the program
  • Accommodation Cost: JPY 26,000/mo, Individual room in either Japanese or Western style, and Utility costs such as electricity and Wi-Fi are included
  • Meals (Working Days Only): Cost – JPY 20,000/mo, Although AYF attempts to accommodate Fellows with food allergies, special dietary needs or those following religious dietary practices including Halal diet, the dishes we provide are general buffet style.

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