Japanese Government Scholarships For International Students


If you are interested in experiencing a new culture while pursuing your academic goals at the same time, then you might want to consider applying for the Japan Scholarship 2020/2021.

Moreover, Japan scholarship 2020/2021 applications are already open and everyone who wants to apply is invited to CLICK HERE and visit the official website where they can fill in the online application form.

Although, we want to mention that the Japan scholarship 2020/2021 is awarded only to outstanding international students that have received recommendations from the APU.

In addition, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) are offering Japan scholarship 2020/2021 scholarship for the purpose of enhancing international competitiveness and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese based universities.

Now, let’s go ahead and check out which are the benefits of being awarded a Japanese Government Scholarship.

Japan Government Scholarships 2020/2021- Benefits:

  • 100% of tuition (covered by the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship)
  • 144,000 JPY per month for living expenses (amount subject to change)
  • Economy class air travel between the home country and APU at the beginning and end of the program

Japan Government Scholarships in 2020/2021 – Criteria:

  • Intend to study abroad in Japan from overseas
  • Not have Japanese nationality and be a national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  • Be born on or after April 2, 1985
  • Regions: Open for all

Application and Selection Process:

  1. Submit the APU application of Japan scholarship 2020/2021 before the deadline. 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 (SGU) application documents to APU
  5. The final scholarship award results are decided by MEXT

Where Will You Study?

International students who manage to win a Japanese Government Scholarship will benefit from the opportunity of studying in the city of Beppu, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) in the undergraduate program that offers the chance to complete a four-year bachelor’s degree and to also experience the culture of Japan.

Everyone who studies at APU will join a vibrant community that has an almost one to one ratio of Japanese/domestic students to international students, so all students will feel integrated.

In addition, all undergraduate programs are conducted not only in Japanese but also in English so that everyone can understand. Applicants can fill an online application form here for the Japan Scholarship 2020/2021.

Official Letter and Deadline

Getting the opportunity to study in Japan is a once in a lifetime chance and you shouldn’t miss it! Click on the Official Website for more information.

The Deadline for APU application is by November 18, 2020.

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