MEXT Scholarship for undergraduate in Japan 2024 | APPLY NOW!

This is to inform the public about the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) MEXT Scholarships 2023/2024 for undergraduate and research study in Japan. Details about the Scholarship are given below.

MEXT Scholarship

About MEXT Scholarship 2023/2024

Recruitment for those arriving in Japan next April is made between April and May of the previous year. First screening is conducted between May and August by the Japanese Embassies or Consulates General.

As the application process and specific schedule differ according to the country of your nationality, please inquire the Japanese Embassy or Consulate General in your country for details. DO NOT send any application documents directly to MEXT in Japan.

Scholarship Details 

Application Forms along with Certificate of Health, and Recommendation Letter should be submitted to the Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country. These documents can be printed out and filled in by hand-written, typed out, or filled in with software applications and printed out.

MEXT Scholarship Benefits 

There are three primary MEXT Scholarship benefits:

  • Full tuition exemption
  • Monthly allowance
  • Round-trip airfare from the students’ homes to Japan

The MEXT Award is the most well-known Japanese scholarship among overseas students who aspire to study in Japan due to its considerable advantages.

Application Guidelines 

Application Guidelines for Undergraduate StudentsOpen PDF fileApplication Guidelines for Undergraduate Students (in Japanese)Open PDF file

How to Apply for the MEXT Scholarship

Application Form for FY2024Open PDF file
Direct Placement Preference Application Form for FY2024Open PDF file
Certificate of HealthOpen PDF file
Note: Certificate of Health must be filled in by a professional medical doctor.
Recommendation Letter SampleOpen PDF file
Note: This is a sample. Any form/style of letter is to be accepted.

Application Deadline

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is Unspecified.

Open this link for more details about the MEXT Scholarship 2023.

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