Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2021

2020/6/23

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (English acronym: MEXT, in Japanese: Monbukagakusho) offers scholarships to Zambian students wishing to pursue their studies at a Japanese university.

 

The scholarship covers:

1. Full tuition

2. Monthly allowance

3. Return trip flight between Japan and Zambia

 

You can apply either by sending the required documents by e-mail (jez@lu.mofa.go.jp) or by sending/bringing in hardcopies of the required documents to the Embassy.

 

Please note that there is a possibility to suspend/cancel the application process and/or applicants may be unable to travel to Japan even after being selected for the MEXT Scholarship Programme due to measures taken in response to COVID-19.

 

For more information, please contact: jez@lu.mofa.go.jp

 

We are looking forward to receiving your applications.

RESEARCH STUDENTS

1. Currently Open for Application: Yes
2. Duration: 18 months, beginning in October 2021. Extension may be possible if you proceed to a further degree programme.
Applicants can only enroll in universities from the October term of the 2021 recruitment.
3. Departure Date: October 2021
4. Placement at University: Designated by MEXT, based on your admission or a letter of provisional acceptance you obtain from Japanese universities.
5. Application Deadline: Friday, 21 August 2020
6. Selection Process: a) Application documents review
b) Examination and Interview
c) Results of the 1st screening notification
d) Acceptance notification
7. Complete Instruction and Application Forms: Please see Application Guideline. Carefully check required documents for the application described in the Application Guidelines. Application forms can be downloaded from above website.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

 
1. Currently Open for Application: Yes
2. Duration: 5 years, beginning in April 2021. For those majoring in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or a six-year course in pharmacy, the term of the scholarship is 7 years.
3. Departure Date: April 2021
4. Placement at University: Designated by MEXT, based on your fields and subjects choices.
5. Application Deadline: Friday, 21 August 2020
6. Selection Process: a) Application documents review
b) Examination and Interview
c) Results of the 1st screening notification
d) Acceptance notification
7. Complete Instruction and Application Forms:  Please see Application Guideline. Carefully check required documents for the application described in the Application Guidelines. Application forms can be downloaded from above website.