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Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship


Goes By: MEXT
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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.


Award Value

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.


Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average

3.0

Citizenship

US Citizen
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
Language Funding Optional
Location Abroad

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.



Deadlines

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



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