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MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship 2023 (Fully Funded)

MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship 2023

MEXT University Recommendation Scholarships 2023-2024 are fully funded scholarships for international students. These scholarships are available for masters and PhD. MEXT University Recommendation Scholarship will cover 100% of tuition, 144,000 JPY per month for living expenses and economy class air travel.

Courses Offered

  • Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (Master’s Programs)
  • Society and Culture (SC)
  • International Public Administration (IPA)
  • Public Health Management (PHM)
  • Sustainability Science (SS)
  • Tourism and Hospitality (TH)
  • yes Development Economics (DE)
  • International Relations (IR)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA Program)
  • Accounting and Finance (AF)
  • Marketing and Management (MM)
  • Innovation and Operations Management (IOM)
  • Japanese Management (JM)
  • Dual Degree International Material Flow Management (IMAT) Program ( 2 years )
  • Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (Doctoral Program) (3 years )


Scholarship Coverage

MEXT University Scholarship Recommendation provides the recipient with the following benefits:

  • 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
  • Incoming international students are required to live on campus at AP House (APU’s dormitory) during their first year at APU (out of funding).


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Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for MEXT University Scholarship University Recommendation, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: English or Japanese
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries.
  • Intend to study abroad in Japan from 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, 1988
  • Have achieved a GPA of at least 2.30 on a 3.00 scale at their most recent university
  • 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

Application Deadline

The deadline for the MEXT Scholarship program is on November 16, 2022

Application Process

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For more information: Visit MEXT University Recommendation Scholarships Webpage

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