Financial Aid for Intercultural Exchange

Ritsumeikan University Financial Aid for Intercultural Exchange

The application period for the 2022 Spring Semester has come to an end - thank you to all students who applied.

The Ritsumeikan University Financial Aid for Intercultural Exchange offers funding to both individual RU students and student groups for student-organized activities, events and projects focused on intercultural exchange (exchange between peoples of different backgrounds and cultures). The application for this semester will be held as follows.

-About the Application Period
Spring Semester Application Period: Wed, Apr 13 to 17:00 on Wed, Apr 20, 2022 (Japan Time)

-Application Guidelines and Application Forms
1) Application Form (form 1)
2) Handbook for Applying for Financial Aid
3) Regulations

All related inquiries should be sent to For inquiries set the subject of your email as “Question about Financial Aid for Cultural Exchange” and clearly state your name and student ID number at the start of your email.

-Submitting an Application
The individual student or leader of the group which is applying should submit an application from their university email account. An Application Form and document proof of any predicted expenditures and/or income must be attached. The subject of the email should be “Application for Financial Aid for Intercultural Exchange”.
Submit Applications to the International Center via email at:

-Guidance Session
At the Guidance Session some pointers will be given on how to fill out the application forms. Interested applicants who are unsure of how to fill out the application or who aren’t yet sure if they want to apply or not are encouraged to attend. Let it be understood that attendance at the Guidance Session will have no role in deciding which applications are selected for financial aid and which are turned down.
Date: Fri, May 27, 2022
Time: 12:20 - 12:50
Langauge: English
Place: Online. Further details TBA

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