How to Apply for AY Scholarship 2021 for International Students at Waseda University, Japan

Last Updated on August 9, 2021

Applications are invited for the AY Scholarship 2021 for International Students. This Scholarship Program is for students who wish to study at Waseda University in Japan. You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria.

AY Scholarship 2021

AY Scholarship

To become a candidate for this scholarship, kindly read through this piece to learn the full details- the eligibility criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more.

Selection of Nominees for Scholarship

Once you completed the Scholarship Registration Form, your name will be on the candidate
list for a single Academic Year (starting from April to March of the next year). You must
complete the Scholarship Registration Form every Academic Year in order to stay on the list.
Whenever the WBS office receives an opportunity to nominate student(s) for a scholarship,
nominee(s) will be selected from the candidate list.

The criteria upon selection of nominee(s) could be very different depends on the scholarship provider. Possible criteria including affiliated program, age, nationality, gender, and so on; however, if the scholarship provider did not specify any criteria for selection, your academic records (upon admission, during your study at WBS, etc.) will be the main yardsticks.

If you are selected as a nominee, the WBS office will inform you through your Waseda email
with further information. You will then have to complete/prepare necessary documents
(application forms, transcripts, recommendation letter, health check report, resident status
form, photos, etc.) which are requested by the scholarship provider.

Additional Information regarding Scholarship

The procedures above are for scholarships that require nomination from the university/WBS.
Apart from those, there are also publicly offered scholarships that do not require nomination
and students can apply directly to the providers.

Information on these scholarships will be available on the university’s scholarship division website (, as well as the bulletin board outside of our
office on the 3rd floor, Bldg. No. 11.

Please check periodically if you are interested to apply.

How to apply for AY Scholarship 2021

  • Access the URL below and complete the registration form at the bottom of the page
  • Submit a photocopy of both sides of your Residence Card to the WBS Office as soon as you arrive in Japan.

Application Link

AY Scholarship Deadline

From September 15th to September 26th, 2021(strict deadline)
*You CANNOT apply for AY 2021 scholarship after the deadline.

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