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Japan Offering Fully Funded MEXT Scholarship with Monthly Stipend to Students, Apply Now!

The Japanese Government is now accepting applications for the MEXT Scholarship 2024-25. This prestigious scholarship offers fully funded opportunities for international students to pursue undergraduate, master’s, or PhD degrees at leading Japanese universities.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nationality: Applicants must be from countries that maintain diplomatic relations with Japan.
  • Age: Candidates must be born after April 2, 1987.
  • Language Proficiency: Knowledge of the Japanese language, IELTS, or TOEFL is not required.
  • Japanese Nationality: Students with Japanese nationality are not eligible to apply.


The MEXT Scholarship 2024-25 is a fully funded scholarship that covers:

  • Tuition Fees: 100% coverage of all tuition fees.
  • Monthly Stipend: A monthly stipend will be provided to all selected candidates.
  • Round-trip Airfare: Airfare tickets from the home country to Japan and back.
  • Accommodation: Full coverage of accommodation with a residence provided by the university and an allowance from the Japanese Government.

Duration of the Scholarship:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: 4-5 years
  • Master’s Degree: 2-3 years
  • Doctoral Degree: 3-4 years

Documents Required:

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • Mark Sheet Form
  • Application Form
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Health Certificate
  • Research Plan (for research students)
  • Abstract of theses (if applicable)
  • Academic details:
    • Marks sheet of Secondary School (Matric/O Levels, attested copy)
    • Marks sheet of Higher Secondary School (Intermediate/A Levels, attested copy)
    • Attested copy of Certificate of enrollment from the current educational institution (if applicable)
    • Hope certificate issued by the Institute (for students expecting their final results by August 2024)

Note: All submitted documents will not be returned and should be printed on A4 size paper. Certificates & documents, other than those mentioned above, will not be considered.

How to Apply:

  1. Embassies Link: Visit the Embassies of MEXT link to find the specific application guidelines for your country.
  2. Application Form: Download and complete the application form.
  3. Document Compilation: Prepare all the required documents as listed above.
  4. Submission: Submit the application and required documents as per the guidelines provided by the Japanese Embassy in your country.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline varies for each country. Applicants should visit the Japanese Embassy website in their respective countries to check the specific deadline.

About MEXT Scholarship:

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of the Japanese Government collaborates with ministries and agencies from various countries to encourage the acceptance of international students. This initiative aims to provide a platform for international students to enhance their knowledge and skills under the guidance of highly qualified scientists in some of the world’s top universities.

For more information and to apply, visit the official Embassies of MEXT link and follow the guidelines specific to your country.

In conclusion, the MEXT Scholarship 2024-25 offers a unique opportunity for international students to study in Japan with full financial support.

With a wide range of academic fields available and no language proficiency tests required, this scholarship aims to attract talented students from around the world and foster global collaboration and exchange in higher education.

Apply Now

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