International undergraduate student at Hiyoshi (full-time degree student)
Information for PEARL International Students, 2022 Fall
*You need a keio.jp account in order to view it. New student accounts will be available from September 22, 2022.
International Student Handbook 2022 New！
*This section explains scholarship opportunities for international students whose residence status is "student."
In order to apply for scholarships, you must complete scholarship application registration within the designated period every academic year and every semester (spring and fall).
Please be sure to check the web page below for information on how to complete registration procedures.
Keio International Center Website (International Students > Scholarships >)
https://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/en/life/scholarship/application.html [updated on July 29, 2022]
CURRENT students: September 14, 2022 (Wed.) - 11:00AM on September 21, 2022 (Wed.)"Strict Deadline"
NEW students: September 22, 2022 (Thur.) - 11:00AM on September 27, 2022 (Tue.)"Strict Deadline"
* Current students must register no later than 11:00 AM on September 21, 2022.
* NEW students must register no later than 11:00 AM on September 27, 2022.
* The office is closed on weekends and holidays. We strongly recommend that you complete the registration process as soon as you can, as there may be some questions that arise during the actual registration process.
[Inquiries: Hiyoshi Office of Student Services International Section firstname.lastname@example.org]
* "New students" are those who enrolled Keio in September 2022. Others are "Current students."
* Registration is possible even on office closing days (Saturday, Sunday, etc.), but please note that questions or inquiries cannot be answered on the closing days.
STEP 2: Apply for Scholarships
Once you have completed the scholarship application registration, you can apply for scholarships offered by each foundation.
After obtaining scholarship information and carefully reviewing the application requirements, please prepare the designated application form and documents, and submit them via the designated Google Form.
The scholarships currently available are listed on the web page below.
Keio International Center Website (International Students > Scholarships > Scholarships Now Available )
"Open a new ordinary savings account"
*Please be aware that it may not be possible to open an account at the counter on the same day you apply.
*Please select "Opening a general account" on the website.
Submission of copy of residence card
All international students are required to submit their residence card to the International Office of their main campus on the following occasions:
① When you enter Keio University
② When the extension of your period of stay is approved and you obtain a new residence card,
③ When a change in your status of residence is approved and you obtain a new residence card,
④ When you newly obtain "Permission to Engage in Activity other than that Permitted under the Status
of Residence Previously Granted"
Please attach a photograph, etc., that shows both your student ID card (after acquisition) and your residence card and upload it to the residence card submission form using a file name formatted as follows.
File name: [Residence card] (student ID no. name)
Example: [Residence card] (12345678 Taro Keio)
*Make sure your address is printed on the residence card.
*The 12 digits of your residence card number must be clearly shown in the image.
(keio.jp authentication is required to submit; submission possible from September 22)
*Not necessary for students who submitted their residence card with their address printed on the back when carrying out the scholarship applicant registration.
Status of Residence (Visa Information)
・Regarding new entry to Japan (COVID-19)
Keio International Center Website (Life at Keio>Visa>Regarding new entry to Japan (COVID-19))
・Regarding re-entry / entry to Japan (COVID-19)
A new policy regarding the period of validity of the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) is currently in effect.
Immigration Services Agency of Japan Website (New policy regarding the period of validity of the Certificate of Eligibility)
*The document stating that the accepting organization, etc. "is able to continue accepting the foreign national with the same activity contents as were given at the time of the application for the certificate of eligibility" will be issued upon your request via the following Google Form. Please note that the request for this document should only be made after you have determined the date you plan to apply for a visa, otherwise the document issued by Keio will be set to expire three months after being issued. Before making the request, please contact the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate in your area and confirm the status of visa applications, visa issuance, and required documents.
Google Form for requesting document issuance:
Keio International Center Website (For International Students>Life at Keio>Changing Your Status of Residence)
・Student Counseling Room
・Various information to ensure that life while studying in Japan goes smoothly is also available on the International Center website.
Websites for Student Support and Contact
> Course registration, advancement, leave of absence, and student ID, etc.
Keio Students Site: https://www.students.keio.ac.jp/en/
> Residence card(Immigration), scholarships, Japanese class, etc.
International Center Website: https://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/en/