Sunday, April 14, 2019

[Bachelor Degree] Keio University Scholarship - Merit and Need Based Scholarship, Japan

Keio University leverages its strengths as a comprehensive university to promote multidisciplinary research under the three initiatives of Longevity, Security, and Creativity. We are also cultivating individuals equipped with international mindsets and making contributions to solve both domestic and global challenges through international joint research under these three initiatives while developing various educational programs.

Keio University provides scholarships to international students so that they can focus on their studies without financial worry.

Scholarships are broadly divided into the following: those offered by Keio University, those offered by public organizations such as the Japanese government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) and Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), and those from scholarship sponsors such as private companies and scholarship foundations.


Benefit:
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Internal Scholarships

Keio University provides various benefit-type scholarships that meet the needs of the students and do not require repayment.
The following is a summary of scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Merit-Based Scholarships
  • Keio University Scholarship
    • This scholarship is for second-year students or above of excellent character and academic grades with a strong motivation to study, but are recognized as having financial difficulties.
    • Application period (planned): October
    • Number of recipients (planned): about 310 students (including Japanese students)
    • Scholarship amount: 500,000 yen per year
    • Scholarship period: one year (you may reapply)  
  • Yamaoka Kenichi Memorial Scholarship for New Undergraduate Student
    This scholarship is for privately financed international students from Asia who are new first-year students in the undergraduate program.
    Application period (planned): April
    • Number of recipients (planned): about 10 students
    • Scholarship amount: 700,000 yen per year (Faculties of Letters, Economics, Law, and Business and Commerce); 900,000 yen per year (all other faculties)
    • Scholarship period: one year
  • Yamaoka Kenichi Memorial Scholarship for Current Undergraduate and Graduate Students
    • This scholarship is for privately financed international students from Asia of excellent character and academic grades, and furthermore are in need of financial aid.
    • Application period (planned): April
    • Number of recipients (planned): about 20 students (including undergraduate and graduate students)
    • Scholarship amount: 500,000 yen per year
    • Scholarship period: one year (you may reapply)
  • Goldman Sachs Scholars Fund
    • This scholarship is for students of excellent character and academic grades with a strong motivation to study, but are having difficulty devoting to their studies due to financial reasons (such as being from a developing country). Students must be recognized as needing financial aid to continue studying as international students.
    • Application period (planned): April
    • Number of recipients (planned): about 10 students (including undergraduate and graduate students)
    • Scholarship amount: 500,000 yen per year
    • Scholarship period: one year (you may reapply)
  • Donor Designated Scholarships (Merit-Based)
    • This scholarship is set up using donations from many individuals who are connected to the university, such as Mita-kai (alumni association) members.
    • Application period (planned): April–May
    • Number of recipients (planned): a few
    • Scholarship amount: different for each scholarship
    • Scholarship period: one year (you may reapply)

Need-Based Scholarships

  • Keio University Degree Completion Scholarship
    • This scholarship is for students who are highly motivated to study, but due to a sudden change in their household finances (includes being victims of large-scale natural disasters) or a life of continuous poverty, are having difficulties continuing their studies.
    • Application period (planned): June and November
    • Number of undergraduate student recipients (planned): about 120 students (including Japanese students)
    • Scholarship amount: within the amount of the tuition fee
    • Scholarship period: one year (you may reapply)
  • Donor Designated Scholarships (Financial Situation-Based)
    • This scholarship is set up using donations from many individuals who are connected to the university, such as Mita-kai (alumni association) members.
    • Application period (planned): April–May
    • Number of recipients (planned): a few
    • Scholarship amount: different for each scholarship
    • Scholarship period: one year (you may reapply)

How to Apply:
  • There are some scholarships for which you will need to get a recommendation from the university before you can apply. For others, you can apply directly to the organization without going through the university.
    To apply for scholarships, you must go through a scholarship applicant registration process twice a year, at the start of the Spring and Fall Semesters.

Deadline:
Varies ( Mostly April and October)

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