Japanese Government Scholarships 2020 - 2021, Nagasaki University, Japan


August 07, 2020

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Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

The Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) scholarship program for foreign students, established in 1954, comprises 8 different categories. These include research students, (144,000・145000/month), teacher training students (143,000/month), undergraduate students (117,000/month), Japanese studies students (117,000/month), and others. Exchange students who get scholarships from these programs are called “Japanese Government Scholarship Students”. There are three ways to apply for the scholarships: embassy recommendation, university recommendation, or domestic selection.

Every year, Nagasaki University recruits graduate students from overseas and recommends the selected candidates to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Foreign Government Scholarships

These scholarships are sponsored by the government of the home countries of foreign students, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, UAE, Kuwait and others. For more information, please contact the applicable government of your home country.

Scholarships that privately financed foreign students can apply for upon arrival in Japan

Some government and private organizations also offer scholarships to privately financed foreign students. Qualification criteria vary depending on the type of scholarship. Available scholarships will be posted at bulletin boards of the Liaison Center for International Education office and/or applicable faculty and school, so please make sure to check them regularly. Major scholarships are listed below.

Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Honors Scholarship for privately Financed International Students
Monthly Stipend in Yen Undergraduate Students: 48,000
Graduate Students: 48,000
Payment Period One Year
Renewal Not possible
Application Period April
Required Language Japanese
Past Record (Fiscal Year 2015)
Application Requirements Application will open on the same date as for MEXT Honors Scholarship

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June 27, 2020