MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship 2023 for Undergraduate (Fully Funded)

MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship 2023 for Undergraduate (Fully Funded)

MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship 2023 for Undergraduate (Fully Funded)

The Japanese Government in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology known as MEXT are pleased to invite as well as welcome highly suitable international students who wish to further their academic excellence in Japan to enroll for their ongoing fully funded undergraduate scholarship programme for the 2023-2024 academic session.

The scholarship program as stated above is mainly for undergraduates and often considered as one of the most competitive study package in the country with lots of benefits to be harnessed by every successful applicant. The program is meant for candidates from almost all Nation, and applicant can apply through the Japanese Embassies, Consulates General in their countries.

The program aims to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between the grantee’s country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.

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Scholarship summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Japanese Government

Host Institution(s): Universities/Higher Institutions in Japan

Scholarship Worth: Full Funding (See Benefits Below)

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students

Requirements and eligibility criteria for the 2023/2024 MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship;

  • Nationality: Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. The First Screening must be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the country of which the applicant chooses the nationality.
  • Age: Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1998. However, applicants who satisfy the conditions for Academic Background stipulated below must be 18 years of age or older at the time of admission to a university in Japan, however, there are a number of exception.
  • Academic Background: Applicants must satisfy any one of the following conditions. However, applicants desiring direct placement must have a secondary education or equivalent.
  • Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan before and after arriving in Japan.
  • Health: Applicants must submit a health certificate in the prescribed format signed by a physician attesting that the applicant has no physical or mental conditions hindering the applicant’s study in Japan.
  • Additional Eligibility: It is important that you refer to the application guide for detailed and comprehensive eligibility conditions for the program.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Allowance: 117,000 yen per month. A supplemental regional allowance of 2,000 yen or 3,000 yen per month will be added to the monthly scholarship amount for the grantees studying or conducting research in specially designated regions.
  • Education Fees: Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by MEXT.
  • Traveling Expenses: MEXT will stipulate the travel schedule and route, and provide an airline ticket to grantees who will arrive in Japan and also return ticket at the end of the programme.

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Application Procedures for the MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship 2023 (How to apply);

Interested applicant who meets the above requirements and eligibility criteria for this scholarship are expected to apply using the application form and required documents at the embassy as stipulated in the application guidelines on or before the deadline. The process often differ with respect to the country of the applicant.

Application Deadline: Varies by Country.

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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