Meiji Gakuin University ranked 12th nationally (38.9%) and 3rd among private universities for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) awarded for high acceptance rate for new projects in FY2018, according to data released by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) on November 7 (the national average was 25.0%). The university came in 18th nationally for the proportion of women receiving new and continuing KAKENHI grants.
KAKENHI grants are competitive research subsidies provided by the government to individuals and groups belonging to research institutes such as universities. Research funded by these grants benefits both university classes and society at large.
■ Related links
List of KAKENHI grants on the university website(Japanese only)
FY2018 Distribution of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (MEXT website)