Monbukagakusho (MEXT), the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology offers four different scholarships for non-Japanese nationals wishing to study in Japan.
- ONLY U.S. CITIZENS LIVING IN OUR 10-STATE JURISDICTION MAY APPLY THROUGH THE CHICAGO CONSULATE: IL, IN, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, WI
———US citizens living in other states should apply through the consulate responsible for their state. Non-US citizens should apply through the Japanese embassy in their country of citizenship. Please click here for a list of all embassies and consulates.
- To read about other scholarships for non-Japanese to study in Japan, please see our links page
All MEXT Scholarship applications will be subject to a document screening after the appointed application deadline. Only those applicants who pass the document screening will be invited to the Consulate to sit for the interview and exams for their respective scholarship.
Please read the guidelines and FAQs listed below for the scholarship(s) you are interested in. If you need further assistance, please contact the JIC.
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|This scholarship offers undergraduate students majoring in Japanese language, Japanese affairs, or Japanese culture an opportunity to deepen their understandings through academic study at one of several universities in Japan. Please click here for FAQs related to this scholarship.|
|Deadline||All applications must be received by Friday, February 26th, 2016|
|Interview & Test Date||Monday, March 14, 2016|
|More Information||English Guidelines: [PDF]|
|Japanese Guidelines Part 1: [PDF]|
|Application Form: [Word]|
|Health Form: [Word]|
|Course Guide Part 1: [PDF]
Course Guide Part 2: [PDF]
Course Guide Part 3: [PDF]