The Higher Education Council (HEC) wishes to inform the general public that, through the Bilateral Cooperation between the Government of Rwanda and the Government of Japan, the latter has offered scholarships for 2023 to Rwandans students in the following categories:

• Undergraduate students

• Research Students (Masters – PhD)

• College of Technology Students

• Specialized Training College Students

Please note:

• Interested candidates should find the application form and other relevant information on:

1. HEC website: https://www.hec.gov.rw

2. Embassy: https://www.rw.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr en/00 000025.html

• Applicants should submit medical certificates only once they selected for the written exams.

• For any other information, applicants may contact: Mr. Etienne Ndagijimana on 0791504860 (HEC) or Ms. Candide MWISENEZA on 0788444233 (Japanese Embassy).

A complete application file should be submitted online to HECMIS using the link: https://mis.hec.gov.rw/system-login, not later than 17/6/2022.

More information


1. Research (Master’s & PhD) Students   
The application window for 2023 program is now OPEN!


2. Undergraduate Students   
The application window for 2023 program is now OPEN!


3. College of Technology Students
    The application window for 2023 program is now OPEN!


4. Specialized Training College Students
   The application window for 2023 program is now OPEN!