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Financial Aid

Kyushu University offers a generous financial aid package to students in the International Undergraduate Programs.

For students enrolling in October 2018
(International Undergraduate Programs in English)

1. Exemption of Half the Tuition

You are entitled to receive an exemption of half the tuition for the first year (two semesters) if you hold a foreign nationality only and meet ALL of the following three conditions:

1. You have acquired a qualification to apply for Kyushu University outside Japan.
2. You reside outside Japan at the time of application.
3. You will obtain a new student visa and enter Japan to study at Kyushu University.

Tuition Original amount After exemption
1st year(per semester) 267,900 yen 133,950 yen
2nd year on(per semester) 267,900 yen N/A
2. Kyushu University International Undergraduate Scholarship

Up to 10 successful applicants in our undergraduate programs for the October admission (excluding MEXT Scholarship recipients) may receive this scholarship. From the second year on, a maximum of 10 students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher from the previous year will receive this scholarship.

(a) Eligibility: You may apply if you hold a foreign nationality only and meet ALL of the following three conditions:
1. You have acquired a qualification to apply for Kyushu University outside Japan.
2. You reside outside Japan at the time of application.
3. You will obtain a new student visa and enter Japan to study at Kyushu University.
(b) Amount of monthly allowance: 60,000 yen per month
(c) How to apply: You can apply by filling out the section for scholarship application in the application form.

3. Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO: MEXT) Scholarship

A few successful applicants in the International Undergraduate Programs who meet the eligibility criteria set by the MEXT may apply for this scholarship.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2018 (UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS)

(a) Eligibility: A few successful applicants with outstanding screening results are eligible to apply.
(b) Duration, amount of monthly allowance and other benefits:
- Four years with 119,000 yen per month
- Exemption of the enrollment fee and the tuition fee (for four years)
- Airline tickets are provided for you to come to Japan for enrollment and to go back to your country after graduation.
(c) Kyushu University will select a few out of all successful applicants and recommend them to the MEXT after contacting them individually.

4. Dormitory

All successful applicants will be guaranteed a room in a university dormitory at least for the first year. The students themselves will be responsible for the rent (around 20,000 yen a month).


Other Scholarships

1. Scholarships offered by public institutions:

1.1 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

※ Please contact your embassy in Japan for further information concerning MEXT scholarship.

1.2 Japanese Student Services Organization (JASSO)

2. Scholarships offered by private institutions:

2.1 Corporate Scholarships, such as Ajinomoto Scholarship Foundation.

2.2 International Clubs and Associations, such as:
The Rotary Foundation

※ For more information about public and private scholarships available in Japan, click HERE

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