MEXT Asia Pacific University Scholarship 2024 – Study in Japan

The 2024 edition of the MEXT Asia Pacific University Japanese Government Scholarship 2024, is now open for applications! This scholarship is available for all international students from countries having diplomatic relations with Japan. Hosted by Asia Pacific University, this scholarship is fully funded by the Japanese Government.

MEXT Asia Pacific University Scholarship

MEXT Asia Pacific University Japanese Government Scholarship recipients can pursue Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree Programs at the prestigious APU University. Amazingly, students are not required to present an  IELTS/TOFEL score. However, to be considered for this scholarship, applicants are required to first apply for admission at Asia Pacific University (APU). After this APU will select eligible candidates to recommend to the scholarship organization.

Before we continue on discussing this scholarship, let’s shed some light on the Asia Pacific University, where students are expected to pursue their chosen programs.

About Asia Pacific University

The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), is a prestigious University located in Japan, APU was founded in 1993. At the Asia Pacific University, students can pursue the following programs: media, Business and Engineering, and Information Technology Programs for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree programs.

Now, let’s see the benefits you can expect as a recipient of this scholarship:


MEXT Asia Pacific University Japanese Government Scholarship 2024 offers numerous benefits to successfully selected applicants. These benefits Include:

  • A full Tuition fee waiver (covered by the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship)
  • A 144,000 JPY monthly payment for living expenses (amount subject to change)
  • The recipient’s economy class Air travel between their home country and APU at the beginning and end of the program.

Eligibility Criteria

All interested candidates for the MEXT UR Scholarship must meet the following criteria to apply

  • Applicants should have plans to study abroad in Japan from overseas.
  • He/She must have Japanese nationality and be a national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan.
  • Age: was born on or after April 2, 1989
  • Have already attained a GPA of at least 2.30 on a 3.00 scale at their most recent university.
  • Have English Proficiency test scores equivalent to B2 or above on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) scale.
  • In the event where applicant does not have any English test, he/she can provide an English Proficiency Certificate from a previous University stating that the degree language was English.

MEXT Asia Pacific University Japanese Government Scholarship – How to Apply

The application process for this scholarship is smooth and can be completed within a few minutes. Kindly follow these steps:

Application Deadline

15th November 2023 for September 2024 Enrollment.

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