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Research Students (Graduate School Students & Research Students) (Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship)

Last Update: Aug. 25, 2016

Organization Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT)
Applicable scholarship year 2016-2017
Application method Embassy Recommendation (Application through Japanese embassies) and Application through Japanese Universities
Place of residence at the time of application both in and outside Japan
Academic level Others(University or college graduates (or prospect). Those who have academic ability equal to that of a university graduate.)
Designated schools While candidates may express their preferences for specific schools of study, the final decision will be made by MEXT.
Age limitation Less than 35
Combined award limitation You cannot get another scholarship.
Other application matters Fields of Study: Applicant should apply for the field of study he/she studied at the previous university or any related field.
Stipend (Yen) Non-degree students: 143,000 yen for a month, Master's course: 144,000 yen for a month, Doctoral course: 145,000 yen for a month (Additional stipend for designated area)
Other stipend Transportation: One round-trip ticket. Tuition: Exemption of examination, entrance and tuition fee. Accommodation is provided. Japanese Language Training for 6 months (those with sufficient Japanese ability are exempted)
Duration (years) Up to 2 years
Application period The period will differ by country and region, although the following timing normally applies. Embassy Recommendation: March. University Recommendation: November to December. Domestic Selection: October to November.
Application deadline March, November, December

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