MEXT (UR) Scholarship 2024–2025 for Foreign Students

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MEXT (UR) Scholarship 2024–2025 for Foreign Students

Applications for the MEXT (UR) Scholarship 2024–2025 for Foreign Students at the Ritsumeikan Asian Pacific University (APU) are now being accepted from adequately qualified individuals who want to enroll in the university’s degree program for the 2024–2025 academic year. This scholarship is offered by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) in an effort to boost international students’ active exchange programs at Japanese universities and increase their competitiveness on the global stage.

Scholarship Overview

  • Hosts Ritsumeikan Asian Pacific University.
  • Sponsored by Japanese Government.
  • Completely funded.
  • Grants available for both graduate and undergraduate studies.
  • Nationality: All.

MEXT (UR) International Student Scholarship Overview

  • Recommended by Asian Pacific University (APU).
  • Multiple scholarship opportunities available at APU Graduate School.
  • Applicants must apply to APU.
  • Qualified applicants suggested to scholarship organization.

MEXT Scholarship for International Students Requirements

  • Eligibility: Plan to study abroad in Japan.
  • Citizenship: Must be a citizen of a designated MEXT nation.
  • Birth Date: April 2, 1989 or later.
  • GPA: Minimum 2.30 GPA from recent university.


  • Not applicable to current military or civilian employees.
  • Recipients must travel within APU-specified arrival window.
  • Previous MEXT scholarship recipients must have over three years of educational research experience.
  • Multiple MEXT scholarship applications allowed.
  • Residency status: Must be “student” in Japan.
  • English Proficiency Test Score: Validity: Exam results taken on or after March 23, 2022.

MEXT Scholarship Benefits for International Students

  • 100% tuition and entry fee reduction.
  • Monthly living expenses of 144,000 JPY.
  • Economy class air travel to/from home country and APU.

MEXT Scholarship Application Process

  • Apply for admission to APU before November 15, 2023.
  • APU selects deserving applicants for MEXT recommendation.
  • MEXT decides on final scholarship grant outcomes.
  • Selected candidates submit additional MEXT application forms.

Deadline for application: November 15, 2024

Visit the official scholarship website

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