Sylff Scholarship

The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff)

All eligible admitted applicants to APU will be automatically recommended for this scholarship. No additional application documents are required to apply.

About the Scholarship

This scholarship is for master’s candidates admitted to APU, whose research relates to the following theme: "Issues and Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Region: Rapid Transformation amid Accelerating Globalization". The research must also be related to the Sylff policy of taking a cross-disciplinary approach to tackle global issues and overcoming differences of nationality, language, religion and political systems.  


Admitted master’s applicants


1,000,000 JPY/annually from October 2020 to September 2022 (100,000 JPY/ month for April and October, and 80,000 JPY/ month for the remaining 10 months).
This scholarship will be revoked if the candidate takes a leave of absence.

Application and Selection Process

APU will select outstanding eligible candidates and recommend them to Sylff for this scholarship.