Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarships 2021


Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship of Embassy Recommendation is now open for 2022. 

Application Deadline: Varies (see below)

Type: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, Training

Eligibility: Before inquiring the Japanese Embassy/consulate, please take a moment to read the basic eligibility thoroughly.

Eligible Countries:

College of Technology students

Specialized training college students

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Undergraduate students


Research students | Masters course and Doctoral course

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To be Taken at (Country): Japan

Number of Awards: Numerous

Value of Award: MEXT scholarship is one of the few opportunities covering full expense hence very competitive in nature. Being eligible and having a high academic performance (GPA 2.3 or above out of 3.0) is vital.

How to Apply:

  1. Submission of application should be done to the Embassy/consulate of Japan of your home country. DO NOT SUMBMIT TO MEXT. Application forms can be found here: College of Technology studentsSpecialized training college studentsUndergraduate Students, and Research students.
  2. Enrollment types, screening procedure and deadlines for submission differs by the country, check the application detail on at the website of the Japanese Embassy/consulate of your home country.
  3. Previous years examination can be found here
  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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