22/08/2016

Monbukagakusho Scholarships for Research Students

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    MEXT
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Japan
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Mobility Incoming
  • DEADLINE DESCRIPTION
    April-June usually (depends of the Embassy)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

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 a (non-degree) student or a regular student seeking a degree under the Monbukagakusho Scholarship Program.

Applications can only be accepted through Japanese embassies in the country of origin.

What is funded

Candidates for Master’s or Doctorate courses can apply for fellowships covering travel expenses and monthly stipend for an 18-month period (if arrival in Japan in October 2017), 24-month period (arrival in April 2017), of for the whole duration of their course.

Duration

18 months, 24 months, or longer

Eligibility

Foreign applicants of any nationality (within the list of countries holding diplomatic relations with Japan), born after April 1982 [for the 2016 call] and meeting the relevant academic background conditions are eligible.

Disclaimer:

The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.