Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Students


Instructions for Embassy Nominated MEXT Scholarship Students (Research Students)

How to apply for Letter of Provisional Acceptance at Rikkyo University

The procedure is in accordance with the system set by the Japanese Government.
To apply for Letter of Provisional Acceptance it is necessary to pass the primary screening at Japanese Embassy /Consulate (diplomatic establishment) at your country. For more details, please refer to the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship website. Inquiries about the screening schedule should be made at the Japanese diplomatic mission at your country.

In case you consider studying at Rikkyo University, after you successfully pass the primary screening at the Japanese diplomatic mission in your country, submit the necessary documents within the deadline set by the ”APPLICATION GUIDELINES FOR JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MEXT) SCHOLARSHIP (RESEARCH STUDENTS)” through the form below.

Documents to submit:
Convert into PDF each of the documents listed below (①~⑩) and submit them through the following form. Make sure to contact us at the e-mail address below and let us know that you have completed your application.

Submission Form: https://forms.gle/Be6JnCg4qzcZbUgJ7

Title of your e-mail message: “Request for provisional acceptance as Embassy Nominated MEXT Scholarship Student”
E-mail:rikkyo-mext@rikkyo.ac.jp (To: Rikkyo University International Office)
◆General documents
Passport copy Copy of the page with your name, nationality, birthday, picture and passport number
Passing Certificate of the Primary Screening Must bear the confirmation stamp of the Japanese diplomatic mission
◆Complete set of documents submitted to the Japanese diplomatic mission  ※Must bear the confirmation stamp of the Japanese diplomatic mission
Application Form MEXT designated form
Field of Study and Research plan MEXT designated form
Academic transcript for all academic years of university attended  
Certification of graduation or degree certificate of the university attended  
Abstract of theses  If applicable
Recommendation letter from the president/dean or the academic advisor at the current or last university attended  
Recommendation letter from the present employer If applicable
Japanese Language Proficiency Test Certificate
/Certificate of the English language proficiency
If applicable
Address:International Office
Rikkyo University
3-34-1 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
Tokyo 171-8501, Japan

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