Financial Aid (Scholarship) for International Students

There are a number of scholarship programs available. Most scholarships can be applied for after enrollment, but there are some that can be applied for before enrollment, such as "the Keio Design the Future Award for International Students" and "Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship". Further information is provided on the web pages of the Keio University International Center and JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization).

Keio University International Center Scholarship Information

JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization)

Scholarships available before admission

1 Keio "Design the Future" Award for International Students

Keio University was founded by Yukichi Fukuzawa in 1858 as Japan's first modern institution of higher learning. To commemorate the university's 150th anniversary in 2008, Keio launched the "Design the Future" Award for International Students. This scholarship is aimed at financially supporting highly talented international students with outstanding academic records to prepare them to become global leaders in academia, business, and public service. KMD selects and nominates candidates from among prospective applicants to its master's and doctoral programs who have the potential to "design the future." For more information, please visit the International Center website.

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2 Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Research Students (Embassy Nominated Students)

Applicants who wish to enroll in Keio University through the Japanese Government Scholarship scheme should contact the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General where you live at first. For further information, see the website of the International Center below.

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3 Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Research Students (University Nominated Students)

"Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Research Students" (University Nominated Students) is mainly offered to exchange students from abroad based on interuniversity agreements such as student exchange agreements. Keio University selects and nominates grantee candidates to MEXT. The scholarship will be payable for a period necessary for a grantee to complete his/her regular course. Each grantee is provided monthly with around 150,000 yen. Traveling costs to and from Japan are also provided. KMD will nominate appropriate a candidate from successful applicants who expect to enroll. Please refer to the following link for details.

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