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Information on Recruitment for Scholarships in the Fall Semester was updated on September 1, 2020.
The information relating to scholarships which will recruit in the Fall Semester of the 2020 academic year at Hiyoshi Campus can be confirmed from the link below. If you wish to apply, please do so within the specified period after confirming all of the information.
(1) Confirm scholarships actively recruiting
Recruitment at the Hiyoshi Campus is planned for the following scholarships in the Fall Semester of the 2020 academic year.
・Keio Gijuku Iji-kai Scholarship
・Donor designated scholarships
・Keio University Scholarship
・Keio University Graduate School Scholarship (Graduate Schools of Letters, Law, and Business and Commerce Only)
・Keio University Degree Completion Scholarship (Fall recruitment)]
・Keio University 150th Anniversary Commemorative Scholarship for Study Abroad
・Keio University Recovery Assistance Scholarship for Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake
・"New Study Support System for Higher Education" for which the government/Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) is recruiting
・Private Organizations and Local Government Scholarships
Application guidelines for scholarships for which students enrolled at "Hiyoshi Campus" are eligible are shared regularly at the below website. Please ensure that you confirm the latest information.
[Hiyoshi Campus] Scholarship Information (Internal, External, Japan Student Services Organization [JASSO])
Application deadlines differ by campus. Please ensure that you check the information for the campus at which you are enrolled in. Applications other than your affiliated campus cannot be accepted.
(2) Submission of application documents
Prepare the required documents after confirming the application guidelines for various scholarships shared on Information of Scholarship Recruitment and → 2. Documents required for applications.
Application documents will be accepted by post or at the service desk. Please apply by the specified deadline, following the procedures below . The application method used will not affect the screening process.
[Sending by post]
Applications will be accepted strictly by the specified deadline. Applications cannot be accepted in cases where the documents arrive at the university after the application deadline. Please send the required documents to the following address.
Please ensure that you register the information for the documents sent from the below form after posting them (It is required to register the tracking number. Please also ensure to retain the receipt of shipping for safekeeping.)
* Send to:
4-1-1 Hiyoshi(Undergraduate Students), Kouhoku-ku, Kanagawa 223-8521
Scholarships and Financial Assistance Group, Office of Student Services, Keio University
* Shipping report form
・When sending the documents please use a method which allows tracking such as Letter Pack, Letter Pack Plus, Registered Mail, Express Mail, etc.
・ Please do not fold the documents when you post them. Please use a "square 2 envelope" unless sending by Letter Pack.
・Please write the name of the scholarship you are applying for on the front of the envelope.
・Please ensure that you report that the package has been shipped using the form after sending.
[If using service desk]
Applications will be accepted up until service desk hours on the day of the application deadline specified in the application guidelines for the various scholarships. Applications cannot be accepted if received after the deadline.
Where to apply will be announced in this page.
・Applications via the service desk will only be available if the campus facilities are open for use. If facilities are not available due to the shutdown of campus facilities, it will not be possible to complete applications at the service desk.
・Availability of facilities differs by campus. Please refer to the Keio University Student Website below on the availability of facilities at Hiyoshi Campus.
Keio University Student Website Keio University measures for COVID-19 (for Keio students)
(3) Confirmation of application acceptance status
If the application form you sent has been accepted by the university, the screening status will be indicated as "Screening" on the "Confirm scholarship applications and status for receipt of scholarship payments" screen on the Online Scholarship Application System. If the documents are not indicated as "Screening" despite a number of days having passed since submission and there is no contact from the university office in charge via the Online Scholarship Application System, please inquire to the Scholarships and Financial Assistance Group at the Office of Student Services, Hiyoshi Campus.
If you have applied by post, please wait five business days from arrival of the package at the university after ensuring to confirm the delivery status with the delivery company.
*Resubmission or correction of incomplete or incorrect documents
If there are missing or incomplete application documents, the section in charge at the university office will indicate that resubmission or correction is required via the Online Scholarship Application System (there will be no e-mail notification of missing or incomplete documents.) Please follow the instructions and resubmit or correct any incomplete or incorrect documents. If the missing or incomplete status remains unresolved, please confirm carefully on the Online Scholarship Application System following application as such applications will be at a disadvantage for the screening.
Due to all scholarships have a quota for recommendations and the numbers accepted, not all applicants will be successful in their applications. Each scholarship has a selection process, and in some cases, students are required to submit an essay or undergo an interview. The timeline from recruitment to the selection of applicants is often quite tight, so if an application is incomplete or contains errors, it may not be considered for selection.
(5) Confirmation of screening results
If your documents have passed the screening and you are eligible for an interview, you will be contacted individually at your keio.jp e-mail address from the university office in charge. If you have been selected as the candidate to be recommended after passing final screening, "Selected" will be displayed on the Online Scholarship Application System and you can confirm the amount to be transferred. If you are not selected, "Not selected" will be displayed on the Online Scholarship Application System. The screening and decision-making process will not be disclosed.
(6) Selection and payment of scholarship stipend
The stipend will be transferred to the student recipients' bank account if screening is passed. Some scholarships will require the students to carry out the prescribed procedures after the results are announced. Please follow the instructions that are provided.
If the scholarship recipient repeats the previous year, takes a leave of absence, studies abroad, or withdraws from the university, the provision of the scholarship or loan may be terminated, or part of the stipend already received may have to be returned. If any of the above cases apply, the student must swiftly report this to the scholarship section on their campus and follow the prescribed procedures.
(1) View Scholarship Information Guidebook (faculty/graduate school) PDF, download application form
You can view the PDF of the "Scholarship Information Guidebook" (faculty/graduate school editions) from the link below .
In addition, you can download the prescribed forms needed for applications. Please print and use these as the application documents after downloading the files.
Application method/all form downloads
Please use the forms below instead of the links above for the "Application Form" and "Checklist," however, if you will apply for a scholarship at Hiyoshi Campus after the Fall Semester of the 2020 academic year.
・Application Form [Hiyoshi]
・Application Form (for Internal Scholarship) [Hiyoshi]
* The page numbers stated on the Checklist indicate the applicable pages of the "Scholarship Information Guidebook."
If you have already applied for an Internal, Private Organization or Local Government Scholarship in the Spring Semester, please confirm the "[2nd or more] Self-check" column on the checklist; however, if there are documents which you wish to replace from those submitted for the Spring Semester or if your circumstances have changed, you are requested to resubmit the required documents based on your latest circumstances.
(2) Documents relating to sudden changes in household finances
In the cases that you have changed workplace, position, or have undergone a reduction in salary or been rehired, and as a result your total income for the entire year is not included on the Tax Withholding Certificate, or your household finances have suddenly changed with a drastic reduction in income from what can be confirmed on the previous year's Certificate of Annual Income, you will be required to submit a Certificate of Expected Annual Income or a copy of your three most recent month's pay statements, to give a picture of your latest income status. For more details, refer to p. 43 ③ of the Scholarship Information Guidebook for undergraduates (Japanese version), or p.29 ③ of the guidebook for graduate schools (Japanese version).
In particular, if there has been a major change in your household finances since the Spring Semester of the 2020 academic year (students who completed applications for internal scholarships in the Spring Semester of 2020), you will also be required to submit any documents in your possession which objectively certify a sudden change in household finances (copies of certificates relating to public support, etc.), at the same time as the above documents.
Q. As the service desk is currently closed, I do not have the "Keio University Scholarship Information Guidebook"/"Keio University Graduate School Scholarship Information Guidebook" to hand.
A. The Scholarship Information Guidebooks are available online. The various forms that are required are also available for download. Please obtain any forms you do not have to hand from the webpage below:
Q. Although I have already applied for other scholarships, I would like to amend the contents of the Application Form and Applicant Information Sheet that I submitted at that time.
A. If you would like to revise the contents of an Application Form and Applicant Information Sheet you have already submitted, you will need to print out the finalized versions of these again, and after amending/adding information to the relevant parts in red, send them along with the other application documents.
Additionally, if there has been a change in the financial situation of your household since the time of your first application, you may additionally send required documents based on the latest financial situation of your household.
Q. It takes time to have various certification documents issued due to the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), and I am unable to prepare all of the designated documents by the deadline.
A. If there are any documents you have been unable to prepare by the deadline, firstly, please submit the documents you have prepared up to then by the deadline. For the missing or incomplete documents, attach an explanation letter (no prescribed format) detailing their contents and the expected dates of submission, and submit them as soon as they are ready. The screening process may be affected or the money transfer delayed depending on the content and submission status of the missing or incomplete documents.
Q. Where can I check the "Announcement of successful applicants"?
A. The announcement can be checked via the Scholarship Application System.