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MEXT Scholarship 2022 | Japanese Government Scholarship | Fully Funded

If you are looking to study in Japan with scholarship then read this post through. Because in this post, we will explain what is MEXT scholarship 2021, its benefits and step by step application procedure.

MEXT Scholarship 2021-2022 is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is available for undergraduate, masters, PhD and training studies. MEXT scholarship will cover tuition fee, accommodation, monthly living allowance and round airfare travel expenses from your country to Japan.

In order to apply for the MEXT Scholarship 2022, IELTS or TOEFL is not mandatory. And in this fully-funded international scholarship, tuition fee, airfare allowance, exam fee, stipend, and transportation allowance in Japan will be covered. Research students will get the opportunity to conduct the research in international laboratories under the supervision of the host university faculty members.

Brief Description

  • Application Deadline: Open
  • University or Organization: Japanese Universities
  • Course Level: Undergraduate and graduate
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Japan

MEXT Scholarship Categories:

  • MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship 2021
  • MEXT Research Scholarship 2021 (Masters and PhD)
  • MEXT College of Technology Scholarship 2021
  • MEXT Specialized Training Scholarship 2021

Japan Scholarship Duration:

  • Undergraduate: 4-5 Years
  • Masters: 2-3 Years
  • Doctoral: 3-4 Years

MEXT Scholarship Coverage

MEXT Scholarship 2021 is a Fully Funded Scholarship for International Students to Study in Japan For Free. This scholarship will provide the recipient with the following benefits:

  • Allowances: Monthly Stipend Allowance, Preparatory Allowance (2021 Rate)
  • Education Fees: Fees for the Entrance Examination, Tuition Fee at Universities will be paid by MEXT.
  • Traveling Expenses: Transportation to Japan: MEXT will cover your Round Airfare Travel Expenses from your Country to Japan. The Airline ticket will be an Economy-class ticket for the flight.
  • Accommodations: Residence halls for international students provided by universities.

What Is The Eligibility Criteria For MEXT Scholarships In Japan:

Candidates must fulfill the following criteria to avail of this Scholarship for their study at Top Universities of Japan under the Japan MEXT Scholarship.

  1.     Intend to study abroad in Japan from overseas and Medically Fit.
  2.     Not have Japanese nationality and be a national of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan.
  3.     Be born on or after April 2, 1985

Academic Requirements:

  1. Bachelors / Undergraduate Students:
    1. Applicants who have completed 12 years of school education in countries other than Japan.
  2. Masters Students:
    1. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for Master’s Degree programs.
  3. Ph.D. Students:
    1. Applicants with a master’s degree are eligible to apply for Doctoral Degree programs    

What Documents Are Required For Apply For MEXT Scholarships:

 The List Of Documents Is Given Below:

  1. MEXT Japanese Application form
  2. The highest degree diploma verified with official stamps should be uploaded. (Including Grading Points)
    1. Bachelors program applicants: 12 Years of Education (or above)
    2. Master’s program applicants: Bachelor’s degree diploma (or above)
    3. Ph.D. program applicants: Master’s degree diploma (or above)
    4. Note:  If the diploma is not in English, a notarized copy of a translation in English is required.
  3. The highest degree Transcript verified with official stamps should be uploaded. (Including Grading Points)
    1. Bachelors program applicants: 12 Years of Education (or above)
    2. Master’s program applicants: Bachelor’s degree Transcripts (or above)
    3. Ph.D. program applicants: Master’s degree Transcripts (or above)
    4. Note:  If the diploma is not in English, a notarized copy of a translation in English or is required.
  4. Two recommendation letters
    • The letters of recommendation must be written by the applicant’s teachers/advisors/employers (who are able to evaluate your academic performance and research potential) in either English.
  5. Passport Scan (if available at the time of application)
  6. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  7. Photographs
  8. Study plan / Statement of purpose
    • The study plan is written in English. Basic content shall include motivation of application, education/ research Background, and prospective study at Japanese universities.
  9. English Language Proficiency Document:
    1. Those students whose language institute was in English can Submit English Proficiency Certificate from their Home University & they are exempted from Language Test.
  10. Academic thesis or relevant publications (for Ph.D. program applicants)
    1. Applicants for Ph.D. programs should submit a copy of their Master’s thesis or relevant academic publications.
  11. Other reference documents (if applicable)

How to Apply for MEXT Scholarship 2021?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for MEXT Scholarship 2021:

  1. Find the Japanese Embassy or Consulate of your country from here.
  2. Visit the website of Japanese Embassy of your country. Under the Education / Scholarship tab, you will find the MEXT scholarship.
  3. Download the MEXT scholarship application form and fill it.
  4. Submit the required documents (list given below) to Japanese Embassy of your country.
  5. A written test will be conducted by the Japanese Embassy. Find Sample Written Test with Answers Here.
  6. After that interviews of the candidates will be conducted.
  7. The successful candidates will be informed through email or embassy website.

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