Press Releases - From Embassy
Press Release No.3

NEW DELHI: March 21, 2014
Japanese Government Scholarship Send-Off Reception Held in the Japanese Embassy

On 21st March 2014, the send-off reception for the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship students was held at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence.

Seven Indian students who won the scholarship, alumni of Japanese Government Scholarship and JSPS fellows, representatives of Japanese companies, and representatives of Japanese universities attended the reception.

At the reception, Ambassador Takeshi Yagi said, “I hope your stay in Japan will be very useful not only for your academic career, but also for expanding your knowledge about Japan. Please convey your experience to your friends in India so that we will be having more Indian students in Japan.”

As of now, in total, 38 Indian students have received the MEXT Scholarships for the year 2014. Out of those 38 students, 29 are going to start their higher education in Japan from April this year. The rest of the students will be leaving for Japan in October 2014.

These 38 students will join the following programs:

- Research Students (32 students);
A program for doing Research as well as Master’s and Doctoral course

- Undergraduate Students (4 students);
A program for students who wish to study as undergraduate students in Japan

- Specialized Training College Students (2 students);
A program for students who wish to study at a Japanese specialized training college

For more details of the MEXT Scholarships, please see the Embassy of Japan’s website

*MEXT: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Send-off Reception