Japanese Government Scholarships for International Research Students

Date: 2016 Feb 29

Brief Description

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities either as (non-degree) student or regular student for a degree under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2015. See also Japanese Government Scholarships for Undergraduate Students.

Host Institution(s):

Universities in Japan

Field(s) of study:

Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field. And fields of study must be subjects which applicants will be able to study and research in graduate courses at Japanese universities. The fields of study may be restricted to particular fields by the Japanese Embassy/Consulate General(hereinafter referred to as the “Japanese diplomatic mission”). See the official website for other restrictions to eligible fields of study.

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

Nationals of countries which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship includes an allowance of 143,000-145,000 yen per month, an additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions, travel costs to and from Japan, and school fees. See the official website for complete scholarship benefits.

Website/Links:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.mext.go.jp/a_menu/koutou/ryugaku/boshu/1346643.htm