STUDYING IN JAPAN

JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MEXT) SCHOLARSHIPS
 

Updated on 16 February 2024

The purpose of these scholarship programs is to accept excellent human resources from foreign countries, including India, to Japan, as international students, to promote mutual understanding with foreign countries and to form human networks, to strengthen the educational and research abilities of Japanese universities, and to make international intellectual contributions.
*NOTE:
Owing to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19, there is a possibility that the application procedure could be changed or stopped at a later stage, and the Embassy may entirely cancel the selection of candidates of the scholarship programs, for the academic year 2024.


Sl. No. Type Level No. of Scholarships Application Period Remarks
1 Research Student Research studies
(possible to continue to
Master's/Ph.D course)
To be announced April-May Applications closed for 2024*

2 Undergraduate Students Undergraduate level leading to Bachelors Degree 12 April-May Applications closed for 2024*
3 College of Technology Students Undergraduate level leading to Associate Degree (Diploma) 12 April-May Applications closed for 2024*

4 Specialized Training College Students Undergraduate level leading to Certificate 12 April-May Applications closed for 2024*

5 Japanese Studies Students Undergraduate level leading to Certificate About 9 Dec-Jan Applications closed for 2024
6 Young Leaders’ Program Students Masters Degree course A few Jul-Sep Applications closed for 2024. Application through nomination by recommending organization.
7 Teacher Training Students Undergraduate level leading to Certificate About 9 Dec-Jan Applications closed for 2024

For any further clarifications, please get in touch with

Mr. Sinha, Email:jpemb.sinha@nd.mofa.go.jp
Please also mention your telephone number, with area code, while sending your query by email.

Japan Information Centre (JIC),
Embassy of Japan,
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021.


Attention to Japanese Government Scholarship Applicants


All application procedures for Japanese Government (Ministry of Education Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: MEXT) Scholarships are conducted through Japanese Embassies, Consulates in your countries, or institutions of higher education in Japan.

If you require any further information regarding Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships, please contact the Japanese Embassies, Consulates in your countries, or institutions of higher education in Japan where you wish to enroll.

No application fee is charged. Therefore, please be aware that organizations or individuals who charge application fees or deposits have no relation with the Japanese Government.