Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowships Fund for International Students at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan

Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowships Fund for International Students at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan

Japan 01 May 2022
Asia Pacific University Grants

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01 May 2022
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Award or Grant Description $$  187,500 yen

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University has announced the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowships Fund in collaboration with Nippon Foundation to international applicants for the academic year 2021-2022.

This scholarship aims to cultivate future leaders who will be active domestically and internationally by providing scholarships for postgraduate students at APU.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Applicants can apply for postgraduate fellowships in Accelerating Globalization in the Asia Pacific regions.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The students must submit legitimate documentation.
  • The applicants must submit a relevant research proposal.
  • The applicants must not be availing of any other scholarship from APU.

Offered Benefits

The selected applicants will receive 187,500 YEN per month, from August to March, i.e., eight times a year, for the complete duration of their study from the university.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The applicants are required to apply through the online application system of the university. Accepted applicants will be considered for the grant.
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must submit the following documents:
  • Student Information Card
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Financial plan
  • Statement of Financial Support
  • Three identical photos
  • Graduation or diploma certification
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must propose research content consistent with the basic theme of ‘Issues and Opportunities Facing the Asia-Pacific Region: Rapid Transformation amid Accelerating Globalization’ to be accepted in a PhD programme at APU.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must attain a minimum score of 310 – 499 on TOEFL or ITP to be admitted at APU.

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