Scholarships

Scholarships for overseas students

In order to reduce the financial burden on overseas students studying at Gakushuin University, the university offers a unique system of “Scholarships and subsidies for overseas students”.
You might also be recommended for JASSO Scholarships for International Students in Japan or other scholarships for privately-funded students.
 

Gakushuin University Scholarships

Details of each scholarship are posted for the benefit of Gakushuin University students on G-Port or on the bulletin boards. 

    ⇒* Information on the academic year 2015 system of “Scholarships for Overseas Students” and “Reduction of Tuition Fees” is posted on G-Port (by April 3, 2015),

Record of Scholarships for Overseas Students in Academic Year 2014.

Eligible students: Privately-funded overseas students on a full-time degree course who have “College student” visa status and who satisfy the following criteria:
・Students deemed to have difficulties in paying tuition fees for economic reasons.
・Students with results above a certain level (second year students and above)
Amount: 144,000 to 288,000 yen (annual amount)
Number of students granted a scholarship: 107
Selection period: once per year (April)
Comments: students resitting the year are not eligible

Record of subsidies granted to overseas students in Academic Year 2014.

Eligible students: Students eligible for the Scholarships for Overseas Students who have particularly outstanding results (second year students and above)
Amount: 300,000 yen (annual amount)
Number of students granted a subsidy: 13
Selection period: once per year (April)
Comments: none

Record of “reduction of tuition fees” system in Academic Year 2014.

Eligible students: Privately-funded overseas students on a full-time degree course who have “College student” visa status and who are deemed to have difficulties in paying tuition fees for economic reasons.
Reduction rate: 30% (annual amount)
However, in the case of a student who is in the third year of a doctoral program and has obtained the credits required to complete the course but needs to remain enrolled for the writing and assessment of his or her doctoral thesis, he or she will have tuition fees reduced by 100% on condition that this is carried out within three years of obtaining the credits.
Number of students granted reduced fees: 121
Selection period: once per year (April)
Comments: none

Scholarships outside Gakushuin University

Please check for information about scholarships outside Gakushuin University for which applicants are currently being recruited. Information is posted on G-Port and the Centre for International Exchange bulletin boards (Central Building 2F). 

Reference

External Scholarship (Benefit) Information.pdf

Information on JASSO study grants (external link/ no open recruitment)