Scholarship and Financial Aid

Ritsumeikan University provides a range of financial support for students. It also supports applications for scholarships offered by external organization such as the Japan Student Service Organization (JASSO).

For a complete scholarship information, please visit the International Admissions website.

Scholarships for GLA students

Following is a general overview of the scholarships available from Ritsumeikan University to students of College of Global Liberal Arts (GLA). All scholarship information is subject to change without notice.

Ritsumeikan University Tuition Reduction Scheme

International students with a status of residence of “student” while studying at Ritsumeikan University will receive a fee reduction through the RU Tuition Reduction Scheme. International students are guaranteed at least a 20% tuition reduction, with 50% and 100% fee reductions offered to the most outstanding applicants.

No separate application is required for the scholarship and the amount of reduction will be notified to the applicants with admission results.

College of Global Liberal Arts Scholarship for Study Abroad

¥700,000 / year

This scholarship will be provided to all students who study at the Australian National University on the dual degree program. Students cannot receive it in combination with other scholarships specified in university policies.

Ritsumeikan University Study Abroad Challenge Scholarship

¥300,000 / year

This scholarship will be provided to all students who study at the Australian National University on the dual degree program. Students cannot receive it in combination with other scholarships specified in university policies.