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Scholarship Description:

1. Scholarship Eligibility Requirements and Scholarship Benefits

To be eligible to apply for Japanese Government (MEXT) scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government. Applicants who have Japanese nationality are not eligible.
  • Have been born on or after April 2, 1985.
  • Be in both good physical and mental health.
  • Be willing to newly acquire a student visa and newly enter Japan for the purpose of study upon receipt of the scholarship.
  • Be able to arrive in Japan on a date designated by Ritsumeikan University in the middle of September 2020.
  • Have a CGPA equal to or higher than 2.30 out of 3.00 for most recent two years of formal study.
  • Meet or exceed the academic and linguistic ability requirements established by MEXT.

Scholarship Benefits: Please refer to the scholarship outlinePDF for a description of scholarship benefits as well as a more detailed overview of scholarship eligibility and conditions.

2. Application

At Ritsumeikan University, applicants may apply for enrollment to the Master's and/or Doctoral degree programs of certain select graduate schools via the application procedures described below. Applicants selected for enrollment via these specific procedures will also be granted a university recommendation for MEXT scholarship. Please carefully read through all sections of the application guidelines, and the FAQ, before beginning to complete an application:

*Please download the documents to your computer first then fill them in digitally before printing. Before printing the PDF, be sure to either delete or turn off the “Sticky Note” comment boxes on the PDF application forms. Further reference materials may be found below.

5. Additional Requirements and Supporting Information

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Scholarship Details:

Date Posted:Nov 30, 2019 Closing Date: Jan 8, 2020


MEXTScholarshipOutline (1).pdf