MEXT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2022

2021/6/7
IMPORTANT NOTICE!!
 
     Applications for 2022 Japan Scholarship Programme were successfully completed on 14 May 2021. The screening has also been completed and the results were notified to relevant applicants with good notes. Any inquiry in this regard cannot be answered. Below is the information from our last recruitment cycle for your reference.


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.