Application Due Date for Academic Year 2016: 17 February 2017
Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Japanese Studies Application Period
January ~ February every year
Applicants must be from 18 to 30 years old. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate students in faculties or schools which major in Japanese language or Japanese culture in a university outside Japan at the time when they come to Japan and must be enrolled in the home institution at the time when they return to their home countries.
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January ~ February: Submit application form by due date.
March: Interview. Only successful candidates will be notified to attend the interview.
August: Notification of final result.
October: Depart to Japan.
- Late submissions will not be entertained no matter what reasons are given.
- Applications without sufficient documents (stated in the guidelines) will not be considered.
- Submitted application forms and documents will not be returned, whatever reasons given.
- The decision on successful candidates made by the Embassy of Japan is final. Any queries on the final decision will not be entertained.