During the emergency declaration for coronavirus pandemic,tThe Liberal Democratic Party submitted the emergency proposal to pay special benefit to students who face a difficulty in making a living
100,000 yen or 200,000 yen will be paid to students depending on the student’s living situation.
Japan Student Services Organization is considering the system the benefit is paid based on the screening of student’s application by the educational institution.
The types of educational institutions which are subject to this special benefit policy are university, college, vocational school and technical college.
The financial resource will be raised from the reserve fund of 1 trillion 50 billion yen included in the first 2020’s supplementary budget.
Reference: Yahoo News