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Graduate School of Media and Governance Principal Scholarship Application requirements and schedule summary

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGS)

Note: The following are from the 2011 academic year. Some information may be different in the 2012 calendar.

Scholarship Name Application Judgement Matriculation Application Period Group (Masters, Doctor) Amount

Payment Period

Before entering university
Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO:MEXT) Scholarship (University Nominated Students) No Application required December September nominated by the university M, D (except Taiwan) Tuition, 145,000 JPY/ month Shortest period necessary to complete the course
Keio “Design the Future” Award for International Students Concurrent Application December April, or September May, October M Tuition, 200,000 JPY/ month Shortest period necessary to complete the course
GAO Scholarship (for students starting in April) No Application required May, October April nominated by the university M 1,010,000 JPY/yr (worth of tuition fee) 1 year (renewable)
GAO Scholarship (for students starting in September) No Application required May, October September nominated by the university M 1,010,000 JPY/yr (worth of tuition fee) 1 year (renewable)
The Young Leaders Scholarship (for students starting in April) Concurrent Application May, October April May, October M, D 1,000,000 JPY/yr 1 year (non-renewable)
The Young Leaders Scholarship (for students starting in September) Concurrent Application May, October September May, October M, D 1,000,000 JPY/yr 1 year (non-renewable)
Other recommended MEXT Scholarships (supplement) pending pending pending pending pending pending pending
After entering university
MEXT Scholarship (Domestic application) November November April, or September May, October M, D (except Taiwan) Tuition, 145,000 JPY/ month from next April until the Shortest period necessary to complete the course
JASSO Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students April May April, or September May, October M, D 65,000 JPY/month 1 year (non-renewable)

Other Programs:


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