Update : 2022-12-5
This interest-free loan system is for the parents/guardians with difficulty in financing their child's high school, junior college, college/university or professional school entrance and study.
Loan amounts are as below. There's no interest.
The loan is decided by the detail examination.
Subjected people must meet all the following conditions.
(1) Those who have been living in Soka City for more than one year and have paid residence tax in full.
(2) Those who can provide one joing surtey who lives in Kanto area (Tokyo-to, Saitama-ken, Kanagawa-ken, Chiba-ken, Ibaraki-ken, Gunma-ken and Tochigi-ken) and has paid residence tax in full and an income with which he/she can guarantee the debt
(3) An applicant and his/her joing surtey are NOT a gurantor of other municipal scholarship.
High Schools and Special Professional School
National & Public: 100,000 yen
Private: 300,000 yen
University and 2-Year College
National & Public: 200,000 yen
Private: 500,000 yen
Reimbursement should be made monthly and equally after the 6 months from the next month you receive the fund at 24 times for national and public schools, 36 times for private high schools, technical colleges and advanced vocational schools and 48 times for junior colleges and colleges/university.
Application for the School Entrance Preparation Loan will be accepted until January 13 (Friday) at Soumu Kikaku-ka.
If you cannot come to the City Hall on weekdays, contact with following section.
Application and Inquiry
Soumu Kikaku-ka, Kyouiku Iin -kai (General affairs and planning Section in Board of Education)