GIGA International Scholarships 2017

Keio University invites applications for the GIGA Scholarship Programme for 2017-18 academic year.
This call is intended to international students who have been admitted to the Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies in September 2017


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Award Value

Mentor Mitakai Scholarship for International Students:
Admission Fee & Academic Fees for one year. The scholarship recipient will be exempt from payment of the admission fee and academic fees for one year starting September 2017. (For students who show exceptional academic excellence only)

Merit Scholarship Supplement JPY 1,200,000 per year. Students who show exceptional academic excellence will also receive the scholarship supplement

Masatada Kobayashi Scholarship for International Students: JPY 1,000,000 per year; the scholarship will be appropriated to the payment of academic fees required at the time of entering the University. The scholarship amount less the academic fees for the 2017 Fall Semester will be paid into the scholarship recipient’s bank account

Level & Area of Studies

Bachelor program to study Global Information and Governance Academic (GIGA) Programme

Place of Study

At Keio University in Japan

Eligibility and Criteria

Be accepted through Admissions for Overseas Students (GIGA Program) to enter the Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies in September 2017
Be an incoming first-year student
Be a foreign national
Persons who hold any of the following Japanese residency statuses are not eligible to receive: Permanent Resident, Special Permanent Resident, Spouse or Child of Japanese National, Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident, or Long Term Resident.

Applicant’s’ Nationality

Scholarships are open to international students

Application Instruction

All candidates are advised to learn the detail instruction of application at the website and application link below
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A Notification of Award will be sent out to the students selected as scholarship recipients by postal mail, together with admission registration documents in early April 2017.

Important Dates

Submission of Application 13th February 2017