MEXT Scholarships for Ritsumeika – Study in Japan!


If you always dreamed of moving to a foreign country and getting to experience the amazing culture while also pursuing your academic goals of getting your higher-studies degree, then you should be pleased to know that the applications for the Japanese Government Scholarship in 2020/2021 are already open.

This scholarship program awards only the most outstanding international students who can provide a recommendation by APU.

Furthermore, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has created this scholarship program for the sole purpose of enhancing international competitiveness and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.

Nonetheless, the studies will take place in the city of Beppu, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) and students will attend the undergraduate program which offers the chance to complete a four-year bachelor’s degree while getting to experience a unique multicultural learning environment.

What’s great about winning a scholarship in this program is the fact that students will attend classes that are interactive but not just that, they will also get the opportunity to gain real-world experience through programs such as volunteering for example.

After graduating from this scholarship program, the students will have all the knowledge and intercultural communication skills that they need in order to get a job anywhere in the world. Now, this is not a promise that most scholarships are willing to make.

MEXT Scholarships for Ritsumeikan in Japan-2020/2021


  • 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

MEXT Scholarships for Ritsumeikan in Japan-2020/2021


  • Intention 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
  • Eligible Regions: Open for all.

Official Letter and Deadline

We are advising everyone who wants to study in Japan to CLICK HERE and access the official website where they can find all the information that they need and also the online application form.

The deadline is November 18, 2020

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