Consulate-General of Japan in Houston

在ヒューストン日本国総領事館

Government Scholarships

Each year, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science, and Technology (Monbukagakusho) offers scholarships to international students, providing hundreds with the opportunity to live and study in Japan. To date some 92,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program established in 1954. As of May 1, 2011, there were 9,396 foreign students studying in Japan as Japanese government scholars.

The Consulate-General of Japan in Houston offers three types of Monbukagakusho scholarships available to U.S. students. If you do not fit the requirements for these scholarships, and would like to explore more options for educational opportunities in Japan, please visit the Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide website at http://www.studyjapan.go.jp.

For questions about scholarships, please contact Ryan Pauley, MEXT Coordinator at the Consulate-General of Japan in Houston: (713) 652-2977 x 2114 or jetcoord@ho.mofa.go.jp

RESEARCH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Research Student Scholarships offer college graduates and graduate students the opportunity to study and research a specific field at a Japanese university.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 18, 2014New2

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Undergraduate Student Scholarships offer graduating high school students or students 17-21 years of age the opportunity to pursue an undergraduate degree in the fields of either Social Sciences and Humanities or Natural Science at a Japanese University.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 25, 2014New2

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SPECIALIZED TRAINING COLLEGE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Vocational School (Senshu-Gakko Student) Scholarships offer high school graduates the opportunity to receive professional training in Japan in a variety of vocations.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 24, 2014New2

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Research Student Scholarship

Deadline June 18, 2014
Exam and Interview Date July 9, 2014
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English Translation     pdf
  Application Form    word pdf
  Application Attachment Form    word pdf
  Field of Study & Study Program Form    word pdf
  Recommendation Form    word pdf
  Certificate of Health   pdf
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Undergraduate Student Scholarship

Deadline July 25, 2014
Exam and Interview Date August 8, 2014
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English Translation   pdf
  Application Form    word pdf
  Application Attachment Form   
word pdf
  Recommendation Form    word pdf
  Certificate of Health   pdf
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Specialized Training College Student Scholarship

Deadline July 25, 2014
Exam and Interview Date August 8, 2014
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English translation   pdf
  Application Form    word pdf
  Major & Related Subjects for Fields of Study Form   pdf
  Recommendation Form    word pdf
  Certificate of Health   pdf
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