MEXT Scholarships for Foreign Research Students in Japan

Scholarship

Applications are open for MEXT Research Scholarships available for international students to study graduate courses at Japanese Universities either as a (non-degree) student or Regular Student for a Degree under the Japanese Government Scholarship Program 

Important Dates

Eligibility

  • For Research Student / Master’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. The candidates should obtain their mark sheet and degree on or before 31st March 2019 for April 2019 batch and 30th September 2019 for October 2019 batch

For Ph.D. Degree

  • Master’s degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. Candidate having practical research/teaching/work experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification on or before 31st March 2019 for April 2019 batch and 30th September 2019 for October 2019 batch

For Research Student/Master’s degree in Japanese Language

  • Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university or;
  • Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree course in any subject from a recognized university and obtained N2 Certificate of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted by the Japan Foundation

For Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

  • Students who have completed Master degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university
  • For Management course a minimum GMAT score of 650 with a Bachelor Degree

How to Apply

  • The application form https://www.in.emb-japan.go.jp/Education/Research_Student.html
  • The application should contain the information in this order (1) Brief info (2) Application Form 3) Field of Study & Research Proposal and 4) Placement Preference form, mentioning subject Research Student and file name as field of study-name.pdf (e.g. physics-amit.pdf) should be sent to the Embassy through email as an attachment
  • Email id: scholarship-india@nd.mofa.go.jp
  • Applications received on this email id only will be considered as submitted application

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.


Japan Information Centre (JIC), Embassy of Japan,

50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,

New Delhi – 110021, Tel: 011-4610-4865,

Email:jpemb.sinha@nd.mofa.go.jp,

Website www.in.emb-japan.go.jp

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