MEXT Scholarship for Graduate Study in Japan
Type: Master's Degree, Ph.D. or Other Doctoral Degrees
Who: Arab graduate students looking to study in Japan
What: Tuition fees + stipend + travel expenses
Where: Asia Pacific University Japan
Program Length: Two to Four years
Deadline to Apply: 17 November 2021
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: Japan
Academic Subject(s): All Subjects
The MEXT University Recommendation (UR) scholarship is awarded to outstanding international students who are recommended by Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), in Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) provides this scholarship with the aim of enhancing the international competitiveness of Japanese universities and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.
The scholarship benefits include:
– 100% of tuition (covered by the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship)
– 144,000 JPY (about $1,300 US) per month for living expenses (amount subject to change)
– Economy class air travel between the home country and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University at the beginning and end of the program
Deadline: November 17, 2021
– 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, 1987
How to Apply
– Submit the APU application by November 17, 2021 (for September 2022 enrollment). Additional documents are not required to be considered for this scholarship.
– APU reviews application documents and selects outstanding candidates to recommend to MEXT.
– Applicants selected to be recommended for this scholarship are notified with their final APU. application results.
– Selected applicants complete and submit additional MEXT (SGU) application documents to APU.
– The final scholarship award results are decided by MEXT.