Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship 2024 in Japan (Fully Funded)

An excellent opportunity for young professionals with at least Bachelor's degree from all over the world to join the AYF fellowship for 9 months on Awaji island, Japan at the home of the Awaji Youth Federation. This fellowship program is fully funded by Awaji Youth Federation.

Awaji Youth Federation Fellowship 2024 in Japan (Fully Funded)

About the Awaji Youth Federation

The Awaji Youth Federation (AYF) is an initiative based on Awaji Island in Japan. It aims to bring together young leaders from around the world to collaborate on projects addressing global challenges. The program typically lasts for a 9 months , during which participants work on various initiatives related to sustainable development, entrepreneurship, and community building.

About AYF Fellowship

The AYF Fellowship is a live-in program in Japan that combines work and learning for 9 months. Fellows live on Awaji Island at Manabi no Sato, a facility run by the Awaji Youth Federation. The program encourages participants to grow and improve their abilities in a multicultural setting. This environment combines between the demands of a Japanese workplace with a flexible and engaging "learn by doing" approach.

The AYF Fellowship follows the motto "Turning your Imagination into Action." They collaborate with the Pasona Group to develop creative business solutions for social issues. As a Fellow on Awaji Island, you'll have a unique opportunity to share your international viewpoint with this close-knit Japanese community. There are different themes and and structures, AYF has selected four main themes for Fellowship activity. These are

- PR & Marketing

- Art & Music

- Health & Wellness 

- Design & Technology

Eligibility | Who can apply?

- All candidates aged between 24 - 30 years from all the countries are eligible to apply

- You must have 2-3 years of experience in one of the fellowship focus area

- You hold a Bachelor's degree or higher degree as a legal requirement for working visa in Japan

- You have a proficient level in English, you can prove that by having TOEIC  test with score 800 or equivalent, and if you’ve got a handle on Japanese (JLPT N1-N3), that’s a huge plus.

- Can show hard work and discipline, you are not afraid of fostering all your efforts to make the things happen, this discipline keeps you focused on achieving your goals.

- Able to take care of the other and collaborate with them 

- Able to adapt with the new challenges with ease and keep pushing forward.

Expenses and Benefits

Monthly Salary (Base salary + Overtime):JPY 197,000

Government Taxes, Pension and Insurance fees will be deducted.

Japanese class fees will be deducted.

Accommodation will be provided in single rooms in either Japanese or western styles

Accommodation and Utilities such as electricity, water, WIFI will be covered by the program

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


Application deadline: 31st of May 2024

Interviews time: June - July 2024, Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.

Selection result: Selected fellows will be contacted in early August.

Fellowship starts: Fellowship will start in October

How to apply?

to apply, you need to fill in the online application form by 31st of May 2024

More details

for more details about AYF fellowship, check the opportunity website from HERE

By applying to this volunteering program, you take responsibility and risks. Inform yourself about the regulation and potential risks. "Opportunity 4U" cannot be held liable for any of the potential risks, and this post is only for informative and popularising purposes.

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