MEXT Scholarship for 2020 – Japan

Scholarships & Jobs presents MEXT Scholarship for 2020 – Japan

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2020 from International students

Details

The Ministry of Education, Culture , Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers Fully funded Scholarships to international students applying to graduate courses, as Research Students, offered at Japanese universities under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program. The aim is to foster Human Resources who will act as bridges between the applicant’s country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute towards the development of both countries and the world wide.

Research students are those who are enrolled in a Master’s course, Doctoral course, or a professional graduate course at any graduate school, or who are conducting research in a specialsized field at an undergraduate department, graduate school, institute attached to a university, without the aim of completing the course or who are receiving preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects prior to placement at the university.

Eligibility

To be eligible for scholarship, applicant must:

  • Be national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
  • Have been born on or after April 02, 1985
  • Be willing to learn Japanese
  • Submit a health certificate in the prescribed format signed by a physician attesting that the applicant has no physical or mental conditions hindering the applicants study in Japan
  • Must satisfy any one of the following conditions for admission to either a master’s or doctoral course at a Japanese graduate school:

First Phase – Master’s course/ Doctoral course 

  • Have completed 16 years of school education in countries other than Japan
  • have received a degree equivalent to bachelor’s degree
  • have completed a program with the standard study period of three years or more at universities in countries other than Japan
  • be eligible for enrollment in a master’s course/doctoral course (first phase) at any Japanese graduate school

Second Phase – Doctoral course 

  • have been awarded with an overseas degree equivalent to master’s degree or professional degree
  • have graduated from universities and have been involved in research study at universities or research centers  for two or more 
  • be eligible for enrollment in a doctoral course (second phase) at Japanese graduate school

Doctoral course (Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Sciences and Pharmacy)

  • have completed 18 years of school education in countries other than Japan
  • completed 16 years of school education in countries other than Japan and have been involved in research study at universities or research centers for two years or more
  • have academic competency equivalent to university graduates in medicine, dentistry, veterinary sciences and certain parts in pharmaceutical fields

Benefits

  • a monthly allowance of 143,000 – 145,000 Japanese Yen depending on course
  •  an additional regional allowance of 2,000 – 3,000 Japanese Yen per month
  • Fee for the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at universities
  • Transportation to and from Japan

Application

Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:

  • Field of study and research plan
  • Academic transcripts for all academic years of university attended
  • Certificate of graduation or degree certificate of the university attended 
  • Recommendation letter from the president/dean or the academic advisor 
  • Abstract of theses
  • Certificate of language proficiency, if required 
  • Recommendation letter from the employer

To apply, applicants are required to contact the Japanese Diplomatic Missionin their country for country specific details and deadlines.

Scholarships & Jobs presents MEXT Scholarship for 2020 – Japan

MEXT Scholarship Japan
Fully Funded Masters and PhD Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2020

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Institute Name: Japanese Universities
Degree/Course: Masters Degree and PhD
Deadline: Varies with country
Country: Japan
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