2014 MEXT Japanese Studies Student Scholarship Details
- Level of Studies
- Eligibility Requirements
- Duration of Program
- Preliminary Japanese-language training
- Prior Japanese-language ability requirements
- Fields of Study
- Planned Number of New Scholarship Recipients (Worldwide)
- Scholarship Stipend
- Travel Allowance
- Medical fee assistance
- Application Guidelines
- Examinations required for Embassy Recommendation
- Examination Questions from Previous Years
2015 Application has closed.
Applicants must be born between April 2, 1984 and April 1, 1996. Applicants must be enrolled at a university outside of Japan as undergraduate students majoring in fields related to the Japanese language or Japanese culture at the time of arriving in and leaving Japan. Students majoring in the fields other than Japanese language or Japanese culture who wish to study various aspects of Japan (engineering, economy, agriculture, architecture, art, etc.) as part of their major studies should apply through the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) for admission to the Short-term Student Exchange Promotion Program.
One Academic Year
Japanese language skill sufficient for college-level classes is required.
Japanese language or special training related to Japan
Please choose a university from this guide.
340 Planned Recipients
To be determined. (The actual amount for the 2013 academic year for reference was ¥117,000 (about $1,150) per month. This amount is subject to change due to budgetary reasons.)
Tuition for national universities waived; tuition for public and private universities is paid for by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Roundtrip fare (air ticket) is provided; *If you are selected, you will be supplied with a round-trip economy class ticket from the nearest international airport to your home to Japan. Please note that the address you write on your application is considered your home address and the ticket will be issued for the airport closest to that address. You will not be permitted to change departure locations.
Provided within the limits of budget
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Mail completed applications to:
Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship Administrator
Consulate General of Japan
3438 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326