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Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Teacher-Training

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Teacher-Training
Application Due Date for Academic Year 2014
11 March 2014

Application Period
January ~ February every year

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Teacher-Training
Overview: ( English / Chinese )

The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships for Japanese Studies and Teacher Training is now open for application until 11th March 2014. Qualified Malaysian nationals who would like to pursue their studies in Japan are invited to apply. During the term of scholarship, monthly allowances of approximately 117,000 yen (approx RM3,800) will be given to each Japanese Studies grantee, and 143,000 yen (approx RM4,600) to Teacher Training grantee (amount is subject to change). Fees for entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at universities will be exempted. A round-trip airplane ticket is also provided.

Application Guidelines & Forms / Course Guidebook
Guidelines & Forms / Course Guidebook
** Please visit Public Service Department of Malaysia website for full set of application forms and requirements in details.

Teacher Training (1½ year non-degree course from October 2014)
a) Applicants must be under 35 years of age as of 1st April 2014 (born on or after 2nd April 1979)
b) Applicants must be graduates of universities or teacher training college who work as teachers in primary or secondary schools or as academic staff at TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTIONS with at least 5-year experience in their terms of service.
c) Applicants must have good command of English language and are willing to learn Japanese
d) Application for Teacher Training Scholarship should be made to the Public Service Department (PSD) of Malaysia. For details, please visit or contact Cik Wan Izni bt
Wan Hamdi (Tel: 03-8885-3420 Email: or Pn. Nazrina bt Abdul Malik
(Tel: 03-8885-3438 Email:

Application Process
January ~ February Submit application form to the Public Service Department of Malaysia by due date.
Interview. Only successful candidates will be notified to attend the interview.
August Notification of final result.
October Depart to Japan.
(1) Late submissions will not be entertained no matter what reasons are given.
(2) Applications without sufficient documents (stated in the guidelines) will not be considered.
(3) Submitted application forms and documents will not be returned, whatever reasons given.
(4) The decision on successful candidates made by the Embassy of Japan is final. Any queries on the final decision will not be entertained.


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