University Sponsored First Year Graduate Scholarships
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Ritsumeikan University Graduate School SEISEKI-YUSHUSHA (Academic Excellence) Scholarship (For 1st Year of Enrollment)
This scholarship is awarded to students who achieved great results in their entrance examinations and are entering the Master’s Program, the Integrated Doctoral Program (to the first-year) or the Professional Degree Program (applies only to Graduate School of Professional Teacher Education) at Ritsumeikan University.
Each graduate school will select prospective recipients for this scholarship from among those who passed the entrance examinations by their designated method with outstanding results and the prospective recipients will be informed of their eligibility at the time of their enrollment.
*No additional application for this scholarship is required.
*Those who are government-sponsored international students and those who are receiving financial assistance from other institutions that are equivalent to the government sponsorship are not eligible for this scholarship.
2. Scholarship Amount and Number of Recipients
|Graduate Schools||Amount of Stipend (per semester) and Number of Recipients|
|Law, Business Administration, Sociology, Policy Science, Public Policy, Language Education and Information Science, Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Sports and Health Science, Professional Teacher Education||Ⅰ: 100,000 yen||Ⅱ: 50,000 yen|
|Combining I and II, a maximum of approximately 25% of newly enrolled students|
|International Relations||Ⅰ: 250,000 yen||Ⅱ: 200,000 yen||Ⅲ: 150,000 yen||Ⅳ: 100,000 yen||Ⅴ: 50,000 yen|
|Combining I, II, III, IV and V, approximately 25% of admitted students|
|A maximum of approximately 40% of newly enrolled students|
|Economics||Ⅰ: 150,000 yen Approximately 10% of newly enrolled students||Ⅱ: 100,000 yen Approximately 15% of newly enrolled students||Ⅲ: 50,000 yen Approximately 25% of newly enrolled students|
|Image Arts||Ⅰ: 150,000 yen||Ⅱ: 100,000 yen||Ⅲ: 50,000 yen|
|Combining I, II and III, approximately 50% of newly enrolled students|
|Science and Engineering||Ⅰ: 250,000 yen Approximately 3% of admitted students||Ⅱ: 162,500 yen Approximately 22% of newly enrolled students|
|Information Science and Engineering||Ⅰ: 225,000 yen Approximately 25% of admitted students||Ⅱ: 50,000 yen Approximately 20% of newly enrolled students|
|Life Sciences||150,000 yen Approximately 30% of newly enrolled students|
|Technology Management||Ⅰ: 150,000 yen||Ⅱ: 100,000 yen||Ⅲ: 50,000 yen|
|Combining I, II and III, a maximum of approximately 70% of newly enrolled students|
|Human Science||50,000 yen|
|A maximum of approximately 25% of newly enrolled students|
3. Dispersal Method
The scholarship is disbursed to cover tuition of first and second semester (excluding the admission fee).
Please contact the administrative office of the graduate school that you have chosen.