Please remember to follow all of the guidelines on this page in order to submit your application for the scholarship.
The 2024 session of the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship of Embassy Recommendation is now available. Applying to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) with a recommendation from a Japanese embassy or other Japanese diplomatic mission in your country or applying to the MEXT with a recommendation from a Japanese university are the two ways to be considered for a Japanese Government Scholarship.
Application Deadline: Applications for most embassies vary, and should be submitted before 20th June 2023.
Eligible Countries & Deadlines: All
Type: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, Training
Number of Awards: Numerous
Value of Award: Fully-funded
Eligibility: MEXT scholarship is one of the few opportunities covering full expenses hence very competitive in nature. Being eligible and having a high academic performance (GPA 2.3 or above out of 3.0) is vital. The eligibility criteria vary for applicants ”before coming to Japan / before entering a university”, and ”after coming to Japan / before entering a university”. Click here to see the requirements for each category.
How to apply: Follow this link for application procedures.