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Ritsumeikan University Scholarship in Japan 2020 (Fully Funded) – MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship

Applications are open to apply for the Ritsumeikan University Scholarship in Japan 2020. A Fully Funded Scholarship in Japan by the Japanese Government to pursue a Master & Ph.D. Degree in Japan Under MEXT University Recommended Scholarship.

Duration of Master Scholarship is 2 years and for Doctoral Scholarship is 3 years. All Nationalities are Eligible to apply to Study in Japan.IELTS/TOFEL is not necessary for this Fully Funded MEXT Scholarship For International Students.

Ritsumeikan University is offering a Wide range of courses & Majors. Japanese Study is in high demand nowadays they are offering a lot of Fully funded opportunities for youth every year. You can also apply for Tokyo institute of technology scholarship in Japan.

Ritsumeikan University Scholarship in Japan 2020 Details

RU is a university recommended MEXT scholarship details are given below.It is for both Master and PhD Scholarship in japan.

  • Country: Japan
  • University: Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
  • Degree: Masters & Doctoral (Ph.D.)
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Eligible Region: All countries can apply

Deadline: 8th January 2020

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Financial Coverage

MEXT is a Fully Funded Scholarship at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto Japan. All the Expenses will be covered by the MEXT to study in Abroad, Japan to gain this Youth Opportunity 

  • Students will be exempted from paying tuition fees while under scholarship
  • MEXT Scholarship Stipend: JPY 143,000-145,000
  • Economy Class Air Travel Tickets to/from Japan at the beginning and end of the program.
  • Students who leave Japan during the month of completing their scholarship-sponsored studies will be provided an economy-class ticket from the international airport closest to their university (Kansai International Airport) to the international airport closest to their home.

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Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible to apply for Japanese Government (MEXT) scholarship, an applicant must:

  • MUST be a national of other countries.
  • Have been born on or after April 2, 1985.
  • Be in both good physical and mental health.
  • Have a CGPA equal to or higher than 2.30 out of 3.00 for most recent two years of formal study.
  • Those students whose language Institute was in English can Submit English Proficiency Certificate from their University & they are exempted from the Language Test.

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What is MEXT Scholarship in Japan 

MEXT Stands for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships For Bachelors, Master & Doctoral Degree in the fields which you have studied in Your Country.

The MEXT  Scholarship is a comprehensive scholarship sponsored by the government of Japan, in which Japanese universities recommend individual applicants to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (known as the “Monbukagakusho” in Japanese or by its English language acronym “MEXT”) for a scholarship.

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Selection Timeline

Nov 2019 – Feb 2020 Applicants submit applications to Ritsumeikan University (hereinafter “RU”)
Feb – Mar 2020 RU announces admission results to applicants
Mar – Jun 2020 RU submits scholarship recommendations for applicants
who succeeded in the admissions process to MEXT
Jun – Aug 2020 MEXT notifies scholarship results to RU
RU notifies applicants of their scholarship selection results
Aug – Sep 2020 RU issues MEXT Scholarship Certificates to those granted MEXT scholarship
Successful applicants submit the MEXT Scholarship Certificate to their local Embassy or Consulate of Japan to apply for a student visa as a Japanese government scholar
Mid-Sep 2020 Scholars travel to Japan on a date designated by RU,
attend orientation, etc…
Sep 26, 2020 The Fall Semester begins and scholars begin their formal studies at RU


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How To Apply For Ritsumeikan University Scholarship in Japan 2020

The Application Proces is Not Online. You have to complete all the application and the required documents and send it to the following Mail Address:

Ritsumeikan University International Center at BKC, Admissions Team 1-1-1 Noji-Higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan 525-8577. Phone: +81 (0)77-561-3946 Fax: +81 (0)77-561-3956

The MEXT Scholarship application form & Full Guidelines Step by Step is given in the PDF link given below.




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