MEXT Japan scholarship 2021, International Graduate Program
MEXT Japan scholarship 2021, International Graduate Program

Designation/Position-  MEXT University Recommendation scholarship

Asia Pacific University, Japan invites application for MEXT University Recommendation scholarship from eligible and interested candidates

About-  Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, commonly referred to as APU, is one of the top international private institutions in Japan. Ritsumeikan APU was established in April of 2000 in Beppu, Ōita, Japan. MEXT University Recommendation scholarship

Research/Job Area- masters and PhD degree programs

Location- Asia Pacific University, Japan

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  1. Intend to study abroad in Japan from overseas
  2. Not have Japanese nationality and be a national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  3. Be born on or after April 2, 1986.
  4. Have achieved a GPA of at least 2.30 on a 3.00 scale at their most recent university


  • Those who are serving on active military duty or civilians employed by the military at the time of application are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Recipients must be able to arrive in Japan during the arrival period stipulated by APU.
  • Those who apply for this scholarship cannot have received a MEXT scholarship in the past unless they have more than 3 years of educational research experience after the final payment of the previous MEXT scholarship award.
  • Those who apply for this scholarship cannot be applying for another MEXT scholarship.
  • Recipients of this scholarship cannot receive a scholarship from another scholarship organization while studying at APU.
  • Recipients of this scholarship must have “student” as their status of residence (visa status) in Japan.

Job/Position Description- 

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding international students who are recommended by APU. The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) provides this scholarship with the aim of enhancing the international competitiveness and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.

  • Country: Japan
  • University: MEXT University Recommendation scholarship
  • Course Level: masters and PhD degree programs
  • Eligible Countries: All countries except those in diplomatic relations with Japan.
  • MEXT Scholarship Benefits: Fully Funded
    • 100% Tuition fee waiver
    • MEXT scholarship Monthly Allowance 144,000 JPY/ month
    • Free round air tickets.
  • Duration:
    • Masters Program: 2 Yeas
    • Doctoral Program: 3 Years

How to Apply- 

  • 1.Submit the APU application by November 18, 2020 (for September 2021 Enrollment). Additional documents are not required to be considered for this scholarship.
  • 2.APU reviews application documents and selects outstanding candidates to recommend to MEXT.
  • 3.Applicants selected to be recommended for this scholarship are notified with their final APU application results.
  • 4.Selected applicants complete and submit additional MEXT application documents to APU.
  • 5.The final scholarship award results are decided by MEXT.


Last Date for Apply–  18 November 2020 (for September 2021 Enrollment)

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