Top Global University Project



MEXT Scholarship (Top Global University Project)

About the Scholarship

This scholarship was established at APU after the university was selected for MEXT’s Top Global University Project (SGU).  
Universities selected for this project can provide this scholarship to outstanding international students with excellent academic performance. The scholarship also aims to enhance the international competitiveness of Japanese universities.


  • Those who are serving on active military duty or civilians employed by the military at the time of application are not eligible.
  • Those applying for this scholarship at APU cannot apply for it at other universities.
  • Scholarship recipients must have student as their visa status.
  • Award

  • April 2020 Enrollment: The MEXT Scholarship will be provided for one year from April 2020 to March 2021.
  • September 2020 Enrollment: The MEXT Scholarship will be provided for six months from October 2020 to March 2021.
  • Continuation of the MEXT Scholarship is possible upon reapplication.
  • Application Period

    Application and Selection Process