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Tuition Reduction Scholarship (Undergraduate) | APU Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

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APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship

APU Tuition Reduction Scholarships are offered in percentages of 30%, 50%, 65%, 80% and 100%, and cover the least amount of academic credits needed to graduate within the standard period of time. These scholarships are made available by the financial contributions of domestic and international companies and individuals, together with the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), to support the ideals of APU, with the purpose of helping to reduce the financial burden for outstanding international students of lesser financial means.

Eligibility

Applicants who will obtain a Japanese status of residence (visa status) of student before enrolling at APU are eligible to apply for the APU Tuition reduction Scholarship at the time of application to APU. If you are not able to receive a status of residence of student by the time of enrollment to APU, the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship will be revoked. The scholarship will also be revoked if you change to a status of residence other than student while studying at APU.

How to Apply

You can apply for the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship through the online application system. Applicants who apply earlier have a greater chance at receiving the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship.

Evaluation

An overall evaluation of all submitted documents, interview performance, and the online assessment will be conducted for both the undergraduate application and scholarship application. The scholarship results will be released together with the final application results. Also, applicants who apply earlier have a greater chance at receiving the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship.

Other Information

Students awarded with these scholarships are expected to maintain a good academic record, serve as role models for other students, and complete all tasks assigned to them. In the case of inappropriate behavior unbefitting of a scholarship recipient, the scholarship will be revoked. A review of academic performance and other criteria will be conducted each semester to determine whether or not recipients qualify for renewal of this scholarship.


First Year Students Tuition Reduction Scholarships for 2022 enrollment

Tuition Reduction Annual Scholarship Amount Annual Tuition Borne by Student
30% 390,000 JPY 910,000 JPY
50% 650,000 JPY 650,000 JPY
65% 845,000 JPY 455,000 JPY
80% 1,040,000 JPY 260,000 JPY
100% 1,300,000 JPY 0 JPY

Transfer Students Tuition Reduction Scholarships for 2022 enrollment

Tuition Reduction Annual Scholarship Amount Annual Tuition Borne by Student
30% 450,000 JPY 1,050,000 JPY
50% 750,000 JPY 750,000 JPY
65% 975,000 JPY 525,000 JPY
80% 1,200,000 JPY 300,000 JPY
100% 1,500,000 JPY 0 JPY
  • Note that tuition amount may be subject to change. In addition, the tuition for the first year of study is different from the tuition for the second through fourth years of study.
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