Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships 2024/2025 for International Students at Asia Pacific University

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The Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships are open at Asia Pacific University for September 2024 enrolment. APU will automatically recommend outstanding eligible candidates to the scholarship organization.

Application Deadline: 15th November 2023

Eligible Countries: International

To be Taken at (Country): Japan

About the Award: This scholarship is awarded to outstanding international students recommended by APU. The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) provides this scholarship to enhance international competitiveness and promote the active exchange of international students in Japanese universities.

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Type: Masters, PhD


  • Intend to study abroad in Japan 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, 1989

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 APUThose 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 APURecipients of this scholarship must have student as their status of residence (visa status) in Japan

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:

  • 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

How to Apply:

  • Submit the APU application by November 15, 2023. 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 of their final APU application results
  • Selected applicants complete and submit additional MEXT (SGU) application documents to APU
  • MEXT decides the final scholarship award results

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