MEXT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2022

2021/4/19
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 Zambia and Japan
 
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.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

1. Currently Open for Application:
Yes
 
2. Duration:
5 years, beginning in April 2022. For those majoring in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or a six-year course in pharmacy, the term of the scholarship is for 7 years.
 
3. Departure Date:
April 2022
 
4. Placement at University:
Designated by MEXT, based on your fields and subjects choices.
 
5. Application Deadline:
No later than Friday, 14 May 2021 at 16:35 hrs
 
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 the Application Guidelines (https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/smap-stopj-applications-undergraduate.html). Carefully check required documents for the application described in the Application Guidelines. Application forms can be downloaded from above website.

RESEARCH STUDENTS

1. Currently Open for Application:
Yes
 
2. Duration:
a) Non-regular students: 18 or 24 months until the end of March
b) Regular students: Necessary period for the completion of the regular course
Extension may be possible if you proceed to a further degree programme.
 
3. Departure Date:
April or September/October 2022
 
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:
No later than Friday, 14 May 2021 at 16:35 hrs
 
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 the Application Guidelines  (https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/smap_stopj-applications_research.html). Carefully check required documents for the application described in the Application Guidelines. Application forms can be downloaded from above website.