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 around the world to earn undergraduate degrees, study Japanese language and culture at the undergraduate level, train in Japanese specialized training colleges, and research a broad range of topics at the graduate level in Japanese universities. Since its inception in 1954, more than 100,000 students from various countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program.
The following information applies to those applying through the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta. ONLY U.S. citizens residing in the jurisdiction (Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina) may apply through the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta. U.S. citizens residing outside this area should contact their representative consulate or the Embassy for scholarship application details. Contact information can be found HERE.
NOTICE for 2022 MEXT Scholarships:
- Download the correct scholarship application and instructions available from the “Study in Japan: A Comprehensive Guide:”
NOTICE: The links to access the 2022 MEXT Scholarship Application Documents have been fixed. Please click the links below to access the Application Documents.
- Research Student Scholarship (Graduate Level Studies)
- Undergraduate Student Scholarship (Undergraduate Level Studies)
- Specialized Training College Student Scholarship (Specialized School)
Mail all completed applications to:
Attn: MEXT Scholarship Coordinator
Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta
3438 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
*Depending on circumstances, a virtual interview via Zoom may be conducted.