Research Grants/Financial Aid

Academic Fees and Financial Aid

Academic Fees for Students Admitted in April 2016
(including Registration Fee)

Master's Program, Graduate School of Media and Governance 1,410,000 yen
Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Media and Governance 710,000 yen

Keio University applies a sliding scale to the Tuition Fee. Students are expected to pay above-mentioned fees determined by using this scale every year.

The tables above do not include fees that Keio University collects on behalf of other parties (Student Health Insurance Union registration fee, Materials distribution fee and Other Course-Related fees).

The detailed information is available from the website below:
Keio website: Graduate Schools "Academic Fees"

Scholarships

Keio website: Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students

Keio International Center website: Scholarships

Scholarships of The Graduate School of Media and Governance

Available Scholarships Prior to Entering Graduate School of Media and Governance

1. "Design the Future" Award for International Students

2. Japanese Government Scholarship (Japanese only)

3. Research Associate (Non-tenured)

4. GAO Scholarship

5. Young Leaders Scholarship

6. Research Encouragement Scholarship

Please refer to the following link for further information on available scholarships.
Available Scholarship Information

The Young Leaders Scholarship(Sylff Program)

The Young Leaders Scholarship, a part of the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) program, is given to selected new students for their first year in the master's program or/and the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Media and Governance. It will cover one million yen of initial academic fees. Selected from among entrance examination applicants, recipients will be decided after the announcement of successful applicants to the Graduate School of Media and Governance. The Sylff program "aims to identify and nurture leaders who will overcome differences such as nationality, language, ethnicity, religion, and political systems to tackle global issues" for the benefit of all people. The Young Leaders scholarship will be awarded to students who have shown not only academic excellence, but also have potential to become leaders who will carry the future. Recipients of the scholarship will be invited to use the Sylff dedicated SNS, participate in a wide variety of programs, and receive support from the Tokyo Foundation, an independent think tank for policy research and the administrating body of the Sylff program.

Sylff

GAO Scholarship

The GAO Scholarship is awarded by the Graduate School of Media and Governance to exceptionally meritorious students who are admitted to the master's program. The scholarship gives a waiver to selected students for their first year tuition and registration fees (1.04 million yen for AY2015). The GAO Scholarship may continue to be offered for up to two years until the completion of the coursework if the scholarship recipient maintains an excellent academic record and fulfill the requirements for the following year. Scholarship recipients will be selected from all applicants and decided after the admission examination result announcement.

Keio Research Encouragement Scholarship

The Keio Research Encouragement Scholarship is awarded to the students who have high research motivation and expected to achieve outstanding research in the future. Amount of this scholarship is 300,000 yen/year. Selected from among entrance examination applicants, recipients will be decided after the announcement of successful applicants to the Graduate School of Media and Governance.

Research Grants

Taikichiro Mori Memorial Research Grants

The purpose of the grants is to encourage education and research at the Graduate School of Media and Governance.

Graduate Student Researcher Development Grant

The grant is given to research projects with future potentials that are an experimental and/or approaching to a long-term research in the future.The projects must be led by project leaders who are Doctoral or Master's students of the Graduate School of Media and Governance.

Amount of Grant
Doctoral Students: A maximum of 400,000 yen will be awarded to each successful applicant
Master's Students: A maximum of 300,000 yen will be awarded to each successful applicant

International Academic Conference Presentation Grant

The grant is given to Master's and Doctoral students of the Graduate School of Media and Governance.A maximum of 200,000 yen will be awarded to each successful applicant.

Grants Supported by Keio University

The following introduces an example of research grants for graduate students supported by Keio University:

慶應義塾大学博士課程学生研究支援プログラム or Keio University Doctoral Students Research Support Program
The grant is given to fundamental / embryonic researches conducted by Doctoral students that are important, but difficult to be recognized by other grant programs.

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