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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. At the end of March, 2015, some 102,000 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, 2015, there were 9,223 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 Alisa Tobin, 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 2, 2017

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 JAPANESE STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

 
This scholarship offers undergraduate students majoring in Japanese language, Japanese affairs, or Japanese culture an opportunity to deepen their understandings through academic study at one of several universities in Japan.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 20, 2018New2

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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: June 2, 2017

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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: June 2, 2017

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Research Student Scholarship

 
Deadline June 2, 2017
Exam and Interview Date June 19, 2017 – June 23, 2017 (TBD)
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English Translation   pdf
  Application Form    pdf
  Application Attachment Form    pdf
  Field of Study & Study Program Form    pdf
  Recommendation Form    pdf
  Certificate of Health pdf
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Japanese Studies Scholarship

 
Deadline February 20, 2018
Exam and Interview Date March 5, 2018 – March 9, 2018 (TBD)
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English Translation pdf
  Application Form pdf
  Application Attachment Form pdf
  Recommendation Form    pdf
  Certificate of Health pdf
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Undergraduate Student Scholarship

 
Deadline June 2, 2017
Exam and Interview Date June 19, 2017 – June 23, 2017 (TBD)
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English Translation pdf
  Application Form pdf
  Application Attachment Form pdf
  Recommendation Form    pdf
  Certificate of Health pdf
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Specialized Training College Student Scholarship

Deadline June 2, 2017
Exam and Interview Date June 19, 2017 – June 23, 2017 (TBD)
 Application Documents Application Guideline -- English translation pdf
  Application Form    pdf
  Major & Related Subjects for Fields of Study Form pdf
  Recommendation Form    pdf
  Certificate of Health pdf
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