MEXT APU Japan Scholarships 2022 applications are now open. APU University Scholarship in Japan in 2022 will be a Fully Funded Scholarship. APU university Japan offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral scholarships to international students. The Asia Pacific University is one of Japan’s top private international institutions. It is one of the free scholarships in Japan available to international students. Apply for the APU Scholarship recommended by MEXT University.


MEXT Scholarships come in two types. Scholarships for MEXT Embassy Recommendations. (UR) Scholarships for MEXT University Recommendations. Below you will find all the details about MEXT APU University Japan Scholarships in 2022.

MEXT APU University Japan Scholarships 2022 Details

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

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MEXT (UR) Scholarship: What is it?

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

MEXT Scholarships come in three forms:

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

Financial Coverage of MEXT (UR) APU University

All expenses will be covered by the MEXT Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Scholarship. 

  • Admission fee in full.
  • Tuition (covered by the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship): 100%
  • Living expenses: 144,000 yen per month (subject to change)
  • At the beginning and at the end of the program, air travel is provided between the home country and APU.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the APU University Japan Scholarship

  • Scholarships are available to all international students.
  • From overseas, I intend to study in Japan.
  • You must be a national of a MEXT-designated country
  • A birth date of April 2, 1988 or later
  • At their most recent university, they earned a minimum GPA of 2.30.

Requirements for proficiency in English

Requirements in terms of language

English language requirements must be met by all applicants.

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

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The students whose language institute was in English can submit a certificate of English proficiency from their university and will not be required to take the language test.

Due date

Application deadline for MEXT APU University Japan Scholarships 2022 is 16 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
  4. APU Scholarship applications are submitted online.
  5. The APU application must be submitted by November 16, 2022 (for enrollment in September 2023).
  6. MEXT determines the final scholarship award results.

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