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Financial Support for Graduate Students

Outstanding students in the Graduate School of Economics may be eligible to for various financial support programs.

Details about the following scholarships are subject to change. Please visit the website of each scholarship or bulletin boards for the latest information.

ADB-JSP Scholarship

This Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) was launched in 2005. Up to a maximum of ten Keio University students can receive the scholarship. Recipients will be selected from among successful applicants to the Master’s Program at Keio University, and those who wish to receive the scholarship.

Eligibility

International students who have passed the fall entrance exam for the Master’s Program and who meet all requirements of this scholarship
(For more detailed requirements, please visit the following website.)

Application/Selection

The Graduate School will select a single applicant with excellent academic standing

Number of Recipient

One student per year

Award Benefits

Full tuition and fees at Keio University
A monthly stipend of JPY 154,000
Medical insurance fee of JPY 7,450 x 2 times per year
An allowance for books and instructional materials of JPY 50,000 x 2 times per year
A research grant of JPY 30,000 x 2 times per year
An allowance for a Japanese language learning program fee of JPY 88,000
Travel expense of JPY 170,000

Duration of Award

A maximum of two years (the award is terminated upon receipt of a degree in the event of student earning their degree within two years)

For more information, please visit the following website:

Scholarships provided by Keio University

These scholarships are provided by Keio University. In principle, application and screening can be conducted only after admission to Keio University except for the “Design the Future” Award. For more information about scholarships, please visit the Keio website and bulletin boards on campus.

  1. "Design the Future" Award for International Students
    Funded by the University, this award is open to international students of high academic standing and character who wish to be admitted to Keio University’s Master’s Programs or Professional Degree Programs

    Eligibility

    International students who have passed the fall entrance exam for the Master’s Program

    Application/Screening

    The Graduate School will select and nominate a single applicant having the highest academic standing, and the University will select the final recipients.

    Award Benefits

    Full tuition and fees at Keio University
    A monthly stipend of JPY 200,000
    A one-time preparation grant of JPY 150,000 (including a travel subsidy)

    Duration of Award

    A maximum of two years (the award is terminated upon receipt of a degree in the event of student earning their degree within two years)


    For more information, please visit the following website:
  2. Shinzo Koizumi Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is provided to facilitate researchers at Keio and recipients are selected from among those who have passed the entrance exam to the Master’s Programs.

    Eligibility

    Students who have passed the entrance exam for the Master’s Program, who display excellent academic standing and who are selected by the Graduate School

    Award Benefits

    A Monthly stipend of JPY 30,000

    Duration of Award

    One year

  3. Keio Graduate School Scholarship (for international students)

    Eligibility

    International students currently enrolled in either the Master’s or Doctoral Program and who satisfy all other requirements of the scholarship

    Award Benefits

    JPY 150,000 per year
    Applicants recognized as being high academic achievers will receive an additional scholarship amount of JPY100,000-300,000

    Duration of Award

    One year (Students can apply each year)

  4. Keio Emergency Scholarship

    Eligibility

    Students currently enrolled in either the Master’s or Doctoral Program and who satisfy all other requirements of the scholarship

    Award Benefits

    Within the amount of the tuition

    Duration of Award

    One year (Students can apply each year)

  5. Scholarships supported by donations to Keio

    Eligibility

    Varies in accordance with each scholarship

    Award Benefits

    JPY 100,000 +

  6. Keio Research Encouragement Scholarship
    To reinforce the foundations of cultivating human resources capable of leading various research fields and contributing internationally through their research, this scholarship will be established in the 2016 academic year, aimed at promoting further studies and research at the graduate level for outstanding students. Details about the scholarship, such as application eligibility, will be announced later.

Scholarships provided by Independent Administrative Institution Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) is an independent administrative institution established under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho).

For more details, please visit the JASSO website.

Scholarships provided by private foundations/local governments

There are various other scholarship programs operated by approximately 100 organizations. Applications for all scholarships are accepted after admission to Keio.

Others

  1. Adjunct Researcher (Part-time)
    Adjunct Researchers (Part-time) are mainly assigned to teaching assistance. This financial support enables recipients to gain privileges nearly equal to the cost of tuition, as well as a monthly stipend of 50,000 yen, to allow them to concentrate on their studies and research.

    Eligibility

    Students enrolled in the first or second year of the Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Economics, or students who intend to take the entrance examination for the Doctoral program for the subsequent academic year

    Length of Employment

    One year (Renewed a maximum of twice)

  2. Research Associates (Non-Tenured)
    This system was established for the purpose of promoting career development for young researcher at Keio. Research Associates (Non-Tenured) are mainly assigned to research and research assistance, as well as taking charge of courses.

    Eligibility

    Students who have completed the Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Economics, Keio University, regardless of whether or not they possess a doctoral degree, and who have outstanding research ability and will have been enrolled in the Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Economics for between three and six full years at the beginning of their employment

    Length of Employment

    One year (Renewed a maximum of twice)

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