Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
Application is open for the 2020-2021 MEXT Top Global University Project Scholarships (SGU Scholarships) at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU). Outstanding International Applicants who have an excellent academic background can apply to this fully funded scholarship to study their higher education at Asia Pacific University.
Applicants should first apply to Asia Pacific University, then the university will offer the Scholarship to the selected student. MEXT Scholarships is offered by Japan Ministry of education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) to enhance international competitiveness and promote the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.
Benefits of MEXT Top Global University scholarships (SGU):
This scholarship provides the following expenses for selected students:
- 100% tuition fee
- Monthly allowance of 144000 JPY for living expenses
Notes: MEXT Scholarship for April 2021 enrolment will be provided for one year and for September 2021 enrollment will be provided for six months. the continuation of this scholarship is possible upon reapplication.
Who can apply?
Applicants should meet the following requirements:
- Intend to study abroad in Japan from overseas
- Be a national of a country other than Japan
- Born on/or after April 2, 1986
- Have obtained a GPA of at least 2.30 on a 3.00 scale at the latest university.
- Not eligible if :
- serving on active military duty or civilians employed by military during the application
- Not Be able to arrive in Japan during the arrival period specified by APU.
- previously received the MEXT scholarship
- Be applying to another MEXT Scholarship
How to apply?
Applicants of April 2021 enrollment, should apply online on/before September 23, 2020 and for September 2021 enrollment, should submit the application on or before November 18, 2020.
- Asia pacific university reviews the applications and selects the outstanding applicants for MEXT recommendation and notify the selected applicants with their final result.
- Selected applicants complete and submit additional MEXT application documents to APU.
- The final scholarship award result is decided by MEXT.
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For more details about Asia Pacific University and its programs, please visit the university website. http://en.apu.ac.jp/home/