Monday, August 19, 2019

[Master and Phd Degree] Asia Pacific University MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation and Top Global University Project) 2020, Japan (Fully Funded)

APU Students are eligible to receive a number of scholarships through organizations outside of APU. Each Scholarships has different eligibility requirements and application procedures, so please be sure to review the information on each scholarship organization’s website before applying.
 
1. MEXT Scholarship (University Recommendation) APU will automatically recommend outstanding eligible candidates to the scholarship organization.
About the Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to outstanding international students who are recommended by APU. The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) provides this scholarship with the aim of enhancing the international competitiveness and promoting the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.


Benefit:
  • 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

Requirements :
  • 1. Intend to study abroad in Japan from overseas
  • 2. Not have Japanese nationality and be a national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  • 3. Be born on or after April 2, 1985 
Notes:
  • Those who are serving on active military duty or civilians employed by the military at the time of application are not eligible for this scholarship
  • Recipients must be able to arrive in Japan during the arrival period stipulated by APU
  • Those who apply for this scholarship cannot have received a MEXT scholarship in the past unless they have more than 3 years of educational research experience after the final payment of the previous MEXT scholarship award
  • Those who apply for this scholarship cannot be applying for another MEXT scholarship
  • Recipients of this scholarship cannot receive a scholarship from another scholarship organization while studying at APU
  • Recipients of this scholarship must have student as their status of residence (visa status) in Japan

How to Apply:
  • Submit the APU application by November 19, 2019. 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 

Source: 

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2. MEXT Scholarship (Top Global University Project) To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must first apply to APU. APU will then select eligible candidates to recommend to the scholarship organization.

This scholarship was established at APU after the university was selected for the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Top Global University Project (SGU).  
Universities selected for this project can provide this scholarship to outstanding international students with excellent academic performance. The scholarship also aims to enhance the international competitiveness of Japanese universities.

Requirements:

  • 1.Intend to study abroad in Japan
  • 2.Not have Japanese nationality and be a national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  • 3.Be born on or after April 2, 1985 

Notes:

  • Those who are serving on active military duty or civilians employed by the military at the time of application are not eligible for this scholarship
  • Recipients must be able to arrive in Japan during the arrival period stipulated by APU
  • Those who apply for this scholarship at APU cannot be applying for it or any other MEXT scholarship at another university
  • Recipients of this scholarship cannot receive a scholarship from another scholarship organization while studying at APU
  • Recipients of this scholarship must have student as their status of residence (visa status) in Japan

Award
  • 100% of tuition (covered by the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship)
  • 144,000 JPY per month for living expenses (amount subject to change)
  • Notes:
    • April 2020 Enrollment: The MEXT Scholarship will be provided for one year from April 2020 to March 2021.
    • September 2020 Enrollment: The MEXT Scholarship will be provided for six months from October 2020 to March 2021.
  • Continuation of the MEXT Scholarship is possible upon reapplication.

How to Apply:

  • Request to be considered for this scholarship within the APU online application and submit the application by September 24, 2019 (for April 2020 enrollment) or November 19, 2019 (for September 2020 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 

Source:
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Deadline:
  • April 2020 Enrollment: August 1, 2019 (Thu) - September 24, 2019 (Tue)
  • September 2020 Enrollment: August 1, 2019 (Thu) - November 19, 2019 (Tue)