MEXT APU Japan Scholarships 2022

MEXT APU Japan Scholarships 2022 applications are now open. APU University Scholarships in Japan are fully funded in 2022. The Bachelors, Masters, and PhD scholarships at APU university Japan are open to all international students. As one of the top private international institutions in Japan, APU stands for Asia Pacific University. International students can apply for this scholarship for free in Japan. Please submit applications for the APU Scholarship recommended by MEXT University.


MEXT Scholarships do not require IELTS/TOEFL as they do not require knowledge of the Japanese language. For the APU Scholarships for international students 2022, those without IELTS can submit an English Proficiency Language Certificate. The MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship is offered by MEXT.

Details About MEXT APU University Japan Scholarships 2022

Country Japan
University Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Course Level Undergraduate, Masters & Doctoral (PhD.)
Deadline 16th November 2022
Financial Coverage Fully Funded

MEXT (UR) Scholarship: What is it?

It is the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) that offers scholarships to Japanese universities in 2022-2023.

There are three types of MEXT Scholarships:

  • Bachelor Students: Students who have completed 12 years of school education outside of Japan.
  • Master’s course: Students who have completed 16 years of schooling in a country other than Japan.
  • Doctoral Course: Applicants who have completed 18 years of schooling outside of Japan.

Financial Coverage for MEXT (UR) APU University

All expenses will be covered by MEXT Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Scholarship. For international students, it is a fully funded scholarship.

  • Full Admission Fee.
  • 100% of Tuition (funded by the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship)
  • 144,000 JPY for living expenses (subject to change)
  • Economy class Air travel to and from APU at the beginning and end of the program.

Scholarship Criteria for APU University Japan

  • All international students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • From overseas, I intend to study abroad in Japan.
  • Be a national of a MEXT designated country
  • Born on or after April 2, 1988
  • At their most recent university, they achieved a GPA of at least 2.30.

English language requirements must be met by all applicants.

The English Proficiency test score is equivalent to a B2 or above on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale (e.g. TOEFL iBT 72 or above, IELTS 5.5 or above).

The deadline

MEXT APU University Japan Scholarships 2022 applications are due on 16th November 2022

MEXT APU Japan Scholarship Application Process

  1. Visit this link first.
  2. Then click on Undergraduate at the top right. (This is for Undergrads)
  3. For Graduates. Visit Here

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