ELIGIBILITY

For students seeking a full-time degree at an Anchor University:

Asian students interested in pursuing a full-time degree program at one of our Anchor Universities are eligible for the AFLSP Scholarship. Our Anchor Universities currently include: (1) Hitotsubashi University-ICS, (2) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, (3) Kyoto University, (4) Peking University, (5) Waseda University, and (6) Zhejiang University.  As each Anchor University operates its own independent selection process for the AFLSP, interested students should read through the program offerings of their university of choice here and contact the university’s office or program administrator directly to express their interest and/or apply for admission.

For prospective and existing students of our Participating Universities:

Students of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean ethnic origin, or whose country of residence/ citizenship is Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Taiwan, Japan, or Korea are eligible for the AFLSP Scholarship at our Participating Universities, which currently include: (1) Fudan University, (2) Keio University, (3) Kyushu University, (4) Taiwan University, (5) Seoul National University, (6) Shanghai Jiao Tong University, (7) The Chinese University of Hong Kong, (8) The University of Hong Kong, (9) The University of Tokyo, and (10) Tsinghua University.

Please note that the AFLSP Scholarship only supports Asian students who wish to study abroad in Asia at one of our Anchor or Participating Universities.

For exchange students:

If you are a Japanese student from (1) Keio University, (2) Kyoto University, (3) Kyushu University, (4) The University of Tokyo, or (5) Waseda University, you are eligible for the AFLSP Exchange Scholarship at one of our Anchor or Participating Universities in Greater China and Korea, which currently include (1) Fudan University, (2) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, (3) Taiwan University, (4) Peking University, (5) Seoul National University, (6) Shanghai Jiao Tong University, (7) The Chinese University of Hong Kong, (8) The University of Hong Kong, (9) Tsinghua University, and (10) Zhejiang University.

AFLSP Scholars are welcome to pursue their choice of an undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral degree or exchange program within the restrictions of each partner university.  For details regarding eligibility, please visit our Eligibility and Selection Criteria  page. For further information about the specific program offerings and restrictions of each partner university, please visit our Partner Universities page.

Each Anchor University operates an independent selection process for the AFLSP in line with BXAI selection criteria.  Shortlisted candidates are then recommended by universities to BXAI for final review and approval.

 

Please ensure that you meet the criteria to become an AFLSP Scholar by reviewing the Eligibility and Selection Criteria page first.  Students who wish to apply for the AFLSP Scholarship at our Anchor Universities should read through the program offerings of their university of choice here and contact the university’s relevant office or program administrator directly to express their interest and/or apply for admission.

Please ensure that you meet the criteria to become an AFLSP Scholar by reviewing the Eligibility and Selection Criteria page first.  To apply, please visit our Application Process and Timeline (for Participating Universities) page and click “APPLY ONLINE” on the sidebar. 

For prospective students, the PU application number is the reference number you receive from a Participating University when submitting an application.  Please use this number to register on our website.

For existing students of our Participating Universities, please use your student ID number as the PU application number when submitting your application.

The AFLSP supports both existing and prospective students for selected programs at our Participating Universities (please visit our Partner Universities page for details on program restrictions).  Students of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean ethnic origin, or whose country of residence/citizenship is Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Taiwan, Japan, or Korea are eligible for the AFLSP Scholarship at our Participating Universities, which currently include: (1) Fudan University, (2) Keio University, (3) Kyushu University, (4) Taiwan University, (5) Seoul National University, (6) Shanghai Jiao Tong University, (7) The Chinese University of Hong Kong, (8) The University of Hong Kong, (9) The University of Tokyo, and (10) Tsinghua University.

 

Please note that the AFLSP Scholarship only supports Asian students who wish to study abroad in Asia at one of our Anchor or Participating Universities.

The AFLSP Scholarship supports students pursuing either one or two-year programs at our Anchor Universities.  However, we may support existing and/or prospective students of Participating Universities for up to four years for selected program(s), depending on the restrictions set forth by the university.  In this case, students may apply for the AFLSP Scholarship in their third or fourth academic year depending on the unique offerings of their university, which may be viewed here.

Please note that the AFLSP Scholarship offers each student up to US$25,000 per academic year, or a total of US$50,000 per scholar only.  If your degree program covers a period longer than two years, the maximum amount of US$50,000 will be disbursed over the course of your degree program.

Students of Japanese ethnicity or nationality (including those who hold a Japanese passport OR have a Japanese parent or grandparent) AND who are existing students of (1) Keio University, (2) Kyoto University, (3) Kyushu University, (4) The University of Tokyo, or (5) Waseda University are eligible for the AFLSP Exchange Scholarship.  This scholarship supports Japanese students interested in a minimum one-year exchange at one of our Anchor or Participating Universities in Greater China and Korea, namely: (1) Fudan University, (2) Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, (3) Taiwan University, (4) Peking University, (5) Seoul National University, (6) Shanghai Jiao Tong University, (7) The Chinese University of Hong Kong, (8) The University of Hong Kong, (9) Tsinghua University, and (10) Zhejiang University.

Please note that the AFLSP Exchange Scholarship offers each student up to US$12,500 for a one-year exchange program.

The BXAI Selection Panel will take into consideration each candidate’s depth of engagement, accomplishments, and aspirations in relation to BXAI’s mission, vision, and core values.  Candidates are expected to demonstrate intellectual and academic potential of a high standard, knowledge of global issues, exceptional character, and a commitment to public service.  Interview topics are wide-ranging in nature, with questions designed to assess candidates in light of BXAI’s selection criteria, as detailed here