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Scholarships for International Students

Prior to Enrollment

Candidates will be screened for eligibility on the basis of the result of the entrance exam and the GMAT score. Remission will be applied for the first semester after entrance. The recipients must undergo an eligibility review every semester based on their academic performance. Candidates must enclose the application form for the scholarship with the application materials for admission.


Download Application Form


Tuition Remission Minimum Score for Application
A 60% Tuition Remission GMAT 720 or above
B 30% Tuition Remission GMAT 640 or above
C 10% Tuition Remission GMAT 560 or above

After Enrollment

Qualified students may receive the following tuition remission according to academic performance. The first eligibility review takes place at the end of the first semester for the tuition remission in the following semester.


  Tuition Remission Assessment Standard
A 60% Tuition Remission Number of courses registered Three or above except for seminar
Grade Point Average 3.6 or above
Attendance rate 100.0%
B 30% Tuition Remission Number of courses registered Three or above except for seminar
Grade Point Average 3.0 or above
Attendance rate 98.0%
C 10% Tuition Remission Number of courses registered Three or above except for seminar
Grade Point Average 2.65 or above
Attendance rate 95.0%

Housing Scholarship

We may award a housing scholarship to students with outstanding academic performance. The assessment standard is based on academic performance for the first semester after enrollment.


Housing Scholarship JPY 25,000 or JPY 40,000/mon.
Chiyoda Residence Rent JPY 73,750/mon.

Eligibility Reviews

Students awarded scholarship and housing aid undergo an eligibility review every semester based on their academic performance. Poor academic performance may result in the cancellation of a scholarship. Therefore, all scholarship recipients are encouraged to study hard to show high academic achievements and high attendance as well.

Government Scholarship

MEXT Scholarship

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology provides government-scholarship to international students.


MEXT website (English)

JASSO Scholarship

The Japan Student Services Organization, an independent administrative institution, funds scholarship for international students.


JASSO website (English)


Scholarships for students working in Japan

Education and Training Benefit System of the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare

The School operates courses designated by the Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare as eligible for the provision of specialized practical education and training benefits. Please visit the nearest Employment Office (Hello Work) for details such as designated programs. Regular degree students who complete designated programs according to the requirements will be paid up to 1.12 million yen.


Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare


Hello Work


About professional practice and training benefit system

KEI scholarships and benefits

For professionals, female leaders, and international leaders

Scholarship recipients from three categories will be selected twice a year at the time of the selection process based on eligibility.  The scholarship can be continued after the second semester of the first year depending on the student's performance after admission. Even if a student is not selected as a scholarship recipient in this selection process, the student who is deemed qualified to study at the NUCB Business School will be admitted as a regular degree student.

Founder's scholarship

Students with excellent academic records who meet the criteria for academic records in the semester prior to the semester in which the scholarship is awarded will receive a predetermined amount each month.


KEI Scholarships and Benefits
Type of Scholarship Max Number of Recipients Amount Awarded Notification Date
For professionals 3 students each semester Tuition equivalent With notification of admission result
Half the tuition fee
For female leaders 3 students each semester Tuition equivalent With notification of admission result
Half the tuition fee
For international leaders 3 students each semester Tuition equivalent With notification of admission result
Half the tuition fee
Founder scholarship 2 students Monthly 50,000 yen over 6 months With release of grades at the end of the semester prior
2 students Monthly 30,000 yen over 6 months

Available Loans

Japan Student Services Organization Scholarship

Students who wish to apply for the scholarship after enrollment will be selected based on their income and other criteria. There are two types of scholarships: the Type 1 Scholarship, which does not carry interest, and the Type 2 Scholarship, which does carry interest, with different selection criteria.


Japan Student Services Organization Scholarship

National Education Loan


Japan Finance Corporation

Educational loans from financial institutions

The School also offers low interest educational loans through a unique partnership with a private financial institution.


Orico Student Financial Support Plan

In addition to our partner financial institutions, various other financial institutions offer student loans. There are differences in interest rates and repayment methods, so please check the website of the relevant institution for details.

Other tuition support

Tuition installment payment system

After enrollment, tuition is payable semiannually. Payment in two or three installments is also available. However, an amount equivalent to 1% of the remaining balance (deferred payment amount) will be charged as a handling fee.  

We do not accept payment by installment for fees owed upon admission, including the admission fee and the first semester tuition.

Please consider the above educational loans.


Scholarships for study abroad

Student Foreign Exchange Scholarship

Students enrolled in any degree program are eligible to receive up to 500,000 yen or an amount equivalent to study abroad travel expenses to and from exchanges at one of our partner institutions. Recipients are selected from those who meet all of the following conditions:

• TOEIC 750 points or higher, or TOEFL 550 (PBT) / 80 (iBT) points or higher*
• Attendance rate of 95% or more
• GPA of 3.0 or higher

*Requirement waived for those enrolled in courses taught in English or with native English proficiency

Scholarship for off-campus EMBA modules

Students who meet certain criteria are eligible to participate in short-term study abroad programs developed and held by  IMD (International Institute for Management Development, MIT (Massachusetts Institute Technology), or HBS (Harvard Business School). Up to 3 qualifying participants from the NUCB Business School may also be eligible to receive up to 200,000 yen or an amount equivalent to study abroad travel expenses.

Scholarship for authorized* study abroad at non-partner institutions


Certified Study Abroad Scholarship
Amount Awarded Max Number of Recipients Requirements
a) 70% of the tuition fee of the study abroad destination 2 students per year GPA (from previous semester or admission): 3.60+
Attendance rate: 98%+
TOEIC: 750 / TOEFL : 80+ (IBT) 550+ (PBT).
b) 50% of the tuition fee of the study abroad destination GPA (from previous semester or admission): 3.00+
Attendance rate: 95%+
TOEIC: 750+ / TOEFL: 80+ (IBT) 550+ (PBT)

*Authorized study abroad refers to study abroad at institutions outside of the NUCB Business School Global Campus partner network that has been approved by Administration Office as a study abroad destination. Fees at the study abroad destination or host institution will be paid for by the student taking courses or engaging in research.
*Applicable only to study abroad as part of a degree program for which credit is granted based on the authorized study abroad program.
*The maximum amount of the scholarship to be provided is 500,000 yen.