Monbukagakusho: MEXT Scholarships 2017

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Scholarship Info

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 17th February 2017. 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 RM4,500) will be given to each Japanese Studies grantee, and 143,000 yen (approx RM5,500) 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.

Deadline

Feb 17, 2017

Criteria

a) Applicants must be between 18 and 29 years of age as of 1st April 2017 (born between 2nd April
1987 and 1st April 1999).
b) Applicants must be 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate students (must not be final year students)
majoring in Japanese Language or Japanese Culture enrolled in non-Japanese
universities.
c) Applicants must have good command of Japanese Language.
d) Application for Japanese Studies Scholarship must reach the Embassy of Japan by 4:00pm on 17th February 2017. 

Amount

During the term of scholarship, monthly allowances of approximately 117,000 yen (approx RM4,500) will be given to each Japanese Studies grantee.

Preferred Discipline

Japanese Studies

Contact Info

Please call 03-2177-2600 (ext. 157/146) or

visit http://www.my.emb-japan.go.jp/English/JIS/education/scholarship/scholarship.htm