Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship Information
The Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho or MEXT) sponsors the Monbukagakusho Scholarship to enable foreign students from 160 countries to study Japanese language and culture at the undergraduate level, to train in methods of teaching Japanese as a foreign language, and to research a broad range of topics at the graduate level in Japanese universities. To date, some 92,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program established in 1954. As of May 1, 2011, there were 9,396 foreign students studying in Japan as Japanese government scholarship students.
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- Undergraduate Student Scholarship Information (For Graduating High School Students)
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- Japanese Studies Student Scholarship Information (For Current College Students)