Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship is now open at Ritsumeikan University for international students. Applicants from all around the world can apply for the MEXT Scholarship University Recommended at Ritsumeikan University. Ritsumeikan University MEXT Scholarship is inviting applications from applicants to study in Japan with a Fully Found Scholarship for International Applicants to study abroad.

MEXT is abbreviated as the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) a Japanese Government Scholarships designed by the Japanese Government and Ministry of Education for International students to support them in their educational careers to study in Japan.  MEXT Research Scholarships 2022 for Master and PhD. Scholarships in Japan for International Students. Study in Japan. MEXT Scholarships for Master and PhD Degrees. Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan.

Ritsumeikan University is a private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its origin to 1869. With the Kinugasa Campus in Kyoto, and Kyoto Prefecture, the university also has a satellite called Biwako-Kusatsu Campus and Osaka-Ibaraki Campus. 

Brief Description

  • Organization: MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
  • University: Ritsumeikan University
  • Department: Given Below
  • Course Level: Master & PhD Degrees
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Aapplication Mode: by Post
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Japan
  • Deadline: 11 January 2022

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants to study in Japan with a Fully Funded Japanese Government Scholarship at Ritsumeikan University, must fulfill the following eligibility criteria;

  • Have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government. Applicants who have Japanese nationality are not eligible (Japanese dual-nationality citizens who plan on renouncing their Japanese citizenship, however, may apply).
  • Have been born on or after April 2, 1987.
  • Be in both good physical and mental health.
  • Be willing to newly acquire a student visa and newly enter Japan for the purpose of study upon receipt of the scholarship.
  • Be able to arrive in Japan on a date designated by Ritsumeikan University in the middle of September 2022.
  • Have a CGPA equal to or higher than 2.30 out of 3.00 for current degree program as calculated by MEXT’s formula (or most recently attended degree program for persons not currently enrolled).
  • For applicants to English language medium degree programs: Have English language ability equal to or greater than Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) B2 level. See CEFR Conversion Chart and MEXT Language Requirements for details.

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Fields of Study

Ritsumeikan University Japan has a wide range of academic programs for domestic and international applicants to study in Japan with a fully funded Japanese government scholarship. MEXT University Recommended Scholarship ar Ritsumeikan University is limited to some specific graduate schools in which applicants can apply for the MEXT Scholarship 2022. The list of Graduate Schools is participating in MEXT university recommended scholarship are given below.

  • Information Science and Engineering
  • Policy Science
  • Economics

How to Apply

Eligible and interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the Ritsumeikan University MEXT Scholarship 2022 by following the given procedure;

Step 1;

First, download the application guidelines and application forms along with the field of study and reference formate and fill them accordingly;

1.1. Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering (GSISE) Application Guidelines and Application Form

1.2. Graduate School of Policy Science (GSPS) Application Guidelines and Application Form

1.3. Graduate School of Economics (GSE) Application Guidelines and Application Form

2. Field of Study and Research Plan [Submission of a research plan using this format is required for all applicants]

3. Letter of Reference Template (The mandatory Letter of Reference is free-format. Use of this template is optional)

Step 2;

Send the above application forms to the University international student admission office along with your all required documents by post to the following address

Ritsumeikan University International Center at BKC, Admissions Team
1-1-1 Noji-Higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan 525-8577
Phone: +81 (0)77-561-3946 Fax: +81 (0)77-561-3956

Notes to Keep in Mind before Posting your Application

1) Make sure that ALL of your application documents meet ALL requirements described in the guidelines checklist.
2) In particular, your Letter of Recommendation, and in turn, your application, will not be accepted if it does not meet all requirements mentioned in the guidelines.
3) Additionally, your transcripts, and in turn, your application, will not be accepted if they do not meet all requirements mentioned in the guidelines. If your transcripts do not meet the criteria in the guidelines, please obtain additional supplemental documentation, such as a detailed explanation of the grade scale, as necessary from your university before submitting your application.
4) If the rest of your documents are ready but you are waiting for the arrival or announcement of an English language test score, please send the rest of your application in advance before the deadline. Follow up by delivering a scan of your language test score certificate via email as soon as it is ready.

Documents Required

  • Ritsumeikan University Graduate Application Sheet (University designated form)
  • Application for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarship (Monbukagakusho designated form)
  • Application Questionnaire (University designated form)
  • Field of Study and Study Program (Monbukagakusho designated form)
  • Letter of Recommendation by the dean, or a person of equivalent or higher position, at the applicant’s school or institution (Must be addressed to the “President of Ritsumeikan University, Japan”)
  • Official certificate of grades from most recent academic institution attended (Undergraduate or Graduate degree program)
  • Official certificate of graduation or expected graduation or of program completion or expected program
    completion from most recent academic institution attended (Undergraduate or Graduate degree program)
  •  (Optional) Records from most recent university indicating superior academic achievement with clear
    indicator of outstanding performance (e.g. GPA, grades and criteria, or individual rank order)
  •  Abstract of thesis written for most recent academic degree awarded, etc…
    *The abstract MUST be a concise summary (i.e. 1 page maximum) of your most recently written thesis, or of your graduation project or a term paper, etc… if you did not write a thesis.
  •  Copy of passport page containing the applicant’s name and date of birth or a copy of your family register or residence certificate, etc. (applicants in possession of a passport must submit the passport page copy)
  • Copy of documentation showing objective proof of level of English language ability
  • Certificate of health (University designated form, or form with identical contents)
  • Three (3) passport-quality photographs, (4.5 cm tall x 3.5 cm wide, front-facing, photos taken within 6
    months of application showing applicant from chest up, with name and nationality written on the reverse)


MEXT Scholarship is a Highly Paid Fully Funded Scholarship, that will cover Registration, Tuition Fee, Monthly Stipend (147,000 JPY for Master and 148,000 JPY for PhD), Accommodation, Airfare, Health Insurance.

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


adnan ahmad · November 16, 2019 at 2:24 PM

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    Muhammad Usman · November 23, 2019 at 3:40 PM

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Muhammad Yaseen · November 19, 2019 at 3:41 PM

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    Muhammad Usman · November 23, 2019 at 3:39 PM

    wait krein within two weeks update ho ga sb ka

Samuel · November 19, 2019 at 8:29 PM

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    Muhammad Usman · November 23, 2019 at 3:39 PM

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