Rwanda Education Board Scholarships for International Students in Japan

Rwanda Education Board (REB) at this moment informs the public that bilateral cooperation with the Government of Japan through the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport of Japan has offered Rwanda Government scholarships for undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. programs in various fields of studies.

This seeks to improve the quality of Basic Education through curriculum development, development and management of teachers, assessment, and promote the use of information and communication technology in education.

Also, fast-tracking basic education development in Rwanda by designing and delivering high-quality free 12 years of primary education for all children of school-going age.

Education in Rwanda

The country has a number of institutions of tertiary education. In 2013, the public University of Rwanda (UR) was created out of a merger of the former National University of Rwanda and the country’s other public higher education institutions.

In 2013, the gross enrolment ratio for tertiary education in Rwanda was 7.9%, from 3.6% in 2006.

The country’s literacy rate, defined as those aged 15 or over who can read and write, was 71% in 2009, up from 38% in 1978 and 58% in 1991.

About Rwanda Education Board Scholarships

The Rwanda Education Board is tasked with the Responsibilities of

  • Being able to contribute to determining education policy;
  • To coordinate and fast-track education programs and activities aimed at providing to all categories of Rwandans a qualitative education;
  • Designing and distributing curricula, teaching materials, guides, and methodologies and establishing teaching methods for the nursery, primary secondary, specialized schools, and adult literacy education by the current educational development;
  • To promote the use of information and communication technology in education;
  • Coordinating programs and activities aimed at developing teachers, building their capacities, and improving their management;
  • Establishing regulations determining how national examinations are conducted at various levels of education, except in vocational and technical training and in higher learning institutions;
  • To cooperate and collaborate with other regional and international institutions having similar responsibilities
  • Advising the Government on all activities which can fast-track education development in Rwanda.
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Level/Field of study:

Rwanda Education Board Scholarships for International Students in Japan are available for participants who wish to pursue undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. programs in any field.

Host Nationality:

The Scholarship is hosted in Japan.

Eligible Nationality:

The scholarship is made available for international participants from the nation of Rwanda.

Scholarship Benefits:

The worth of Rwanda Education Board Scholarships accrues up to full-time tuition fee sponsorship at undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. levels of study.

Scholarship Number:

The number of openings is not specified. However, it has multiple opportunities for a lot of international participants.

Application Procedure:

Applicants can apply through the online processor. To see more information and begin the application, click on the link below.


Application Deadline:

The deadline for the submission of the application is usually in May every academic year.


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