Financial Aid

Financial Aid

By Meiji University (Financial Aid determined before admission)

■ Meiji University International Students Incentive Scholarship Program (for 2017 Admission)
Meiji University International Student Incentive Scholarship Program is a scholarship to provide opportunity to study at Meiji University for young, competent students with financial difficulty from target countries/regions. Students honored with this scholarship are expected to take part in strengthening the relationship between Japan and their home country.
■ Meiji University Special Grant for Privately Financed International Students
This program is designed to support promising students from overseas who can contribute to the advancement and globalization of Meiji University's education and research, and to nurture people who will be able to succeed in the international arena. Recipient students will be subsidized for either 100% or 50% of their tuition fees. This grant is offered at selected entrance exams and successful students will be nominated by Undergraduate or Graduate School. No application is required.

By Meiji University (Financial Aid determined after admission)

■ Meiji University Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students (Type 1)

(50,000 yen per month for undergraduates / graduates students in the 2015 academic year, up to six months)

This scholarship is for privately financed international students enrolled in a regular course to obtain a degree of Meiji University. It is to support international students with high academic motivation, and considered to be in need of financial support for education.  The application period is around April of each year.
■ Meiji University Parents’ Association Union Scholarship for international students
■ Tuition Assistance (Reduction) Program for Privately Financed International Students

Meiji University offered the Tuition Assistance (Reduction) Program for Privately Financed International Students who have difficulties in continuing studies for financial reasons.

    Latest information about this program will be put on the university website.

Grade

GPA

Maximum assistance rate

Newly admitted Undergraduate/ Graduate students

, Transfer students

N/A

30

M2 or above /

 D2 or above (Graduate)

3.0 or above

(1.7 or above only for students

 of the GS of Professional Accountancy)

30

Second-year student or above  

(Undergraduate)

3.0 or above

40

2.5 or above, less than 3.0

35

2.0 or above, less than 2.5

25

Less than 2.0

None

*The assistance rate may be less than above because of a limited budget of the assistance.

By the Japanese Government (MEXT) / JASSO

■ MEXT Scholarship program (Embassy Recommendation)
■ Monbukagakusho Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students

(48,000 yen per month for undergraduates / graduates students in the 2015 academic year)

   The deadline is in April of each year. The scholarship also has reservation program.
   For more information, visit the JASSO website. http://www.jasso.go.jp/

Scholarship offered by the foundations

There are approximately 50 types of scholarships offered by the foundations every year. The application method, duration stipend amount are different depending of each scholarship.

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