Blakemore Foundation Freeman Fellowship
Fellowships for individuals who want to spend a year abroad in an intensive language program to improve their Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Burmese or Khmer language skills.
Goes By: MEXT
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities either as (non-degree) student or regular student for a degree under the Japanese Government.
Applicants must be a prospective or college graduate and a citizen residing in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina. Japanese language proficiency, while encouraged, is not a requirement. Interested applicants must apply through the Japanese Consulate in Atlanta. See website for details.
Each grantee will be provided ¥143,000 per month for non-degree research, ¥144,000 per month for Master's courses, and ¥145,000 per month for Doctoral courses. An additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions.
|Year(s) of Application||Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral|
Minimum Grade Point Average
|Campus Nomination Required||No|
|Year of Study Funded||Masters, Doctoral|
|Academic Areas:||STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Social Sciences, Humanities, Education|
|Areas of Interest:||Study Abroad, Research, Language Study|
Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.
MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship Receipt Deadline
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Mail completed applications to: Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship Administrator Consulate General of Japan Phipps Tower 3438 Peachtree Road, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326
Last updated: June 18, 2020