Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2022 for Undergraduate Study (Fully-Funded)

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2022: Applications are now being invited from interested and eligible international students across the globe for the 2022 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Undergraduate Students to study in Japan.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as Undergraduate Students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program as follows.

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Scholarship Sponsor(s): Japanese Government

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Universities/Higher Institutions in Japan

Scholarship Worth: Full funding (scholarship benefits below)

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level:  Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students


Also Check: Fully Funded NIGINTERN Program in Japan for Foreign Students

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2022 | DETAILS

The program aims to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between the grantee’s country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.

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Eligibility Criteria

MEXT accepts applications from international students for study in Japan who satisfy the following qualifications and conditions.

  • Nationality: Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. The First Screening must be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the country of which the applicant chooses the nationality.
  • Age: Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1997. However, applicants who satisfy the conditions for Academic Background stipulated below must be 18 years of age or older at the time of admission to a university in Japan, however, there are a number of exception.
  • Academic Background: Applicants must satisfy any one of the following conditions. However, applicants desiring direct placement must have a secondary education or equivalent.
  • Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan before and after arriving in Japan.
  • Health: Applicants must submit a health certificate in the prescribed format signed by a physician attesting that the applicant has no physical or mental conditions hindering the applicant’s study in Japan.
  • Additional Eligibility: It is important that you refer to the application guide for detailed and comprehensive eligibility conditions for the program.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Allowance: 117,000 yen per month. A supplemental regional allowance of 2,000 yen or 3,000 yen per month will be added to the monthly scholarship amount for the grantees studying or conducting research in specially designated regions.
  • Education Fees: Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by MEXT.
  • Traveling Expenses: MEXT will stipulate the travel schedule and route, and provide an airline ticket to grantees who will arrive in Japan and also return ticket at the end of the programme.

Application Procedures

  • How to Apply: The application process and specific schedule for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2022 differ according to the country of your nationality. However, all applicants must complete and submit an application form and required documents at the embassy as stipulated in the application guidelines for the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship 2022 for Undergraduate Study
  • Application Deadline: Varies by Country.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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31 Thoughts

  1. Donnex G.R.Namaheya

    I am a Malawian born in 1975 but I have not been oppotuned to faward my education since I gratuated from Education College.
    No finance so I am kindly asking you to please help any link that I can get fully funded scholarship from in order to help me forward my education.

  2. Am Sulaimon from Nigeria,please how can I apply for the scholarship??

  3. Norbert Konjopari

    I am very interested, please help on the application

  4. Please, i think is not an online application form, so how can it be submitted after filling.


  5. I’m a Liberian but I was born March 23, 1995 but I haven’t been financially capable to further my education since I graduated from high school over seven years. Would you please accept my application; and how do I apply?

  6. Olaoluwa Erioluwa

    I am interested in this

  7. I am interested in this scholarship I am from Nigeria and born in 1992. Am I eligible to apply for Master In Engineering.if yes how can I apply.
    Best regards to you.

  8. i,m verry happy to study there if i could get the opportunity

  9. Please I am interested and I will be grateful if the official website can be forward to me to my email address below.

  10. I’m a South Sudanese ..is it allowed for me to apply

  11. i am really interested
    how can I apply
    what steps do I need to follow

  12. When is the deadline for applying?

  13. I am really intrested please guide me how i can apply.

  14. I am really interested.please guide me on how to continue with applications

  15. Ivan Brian Omagor

    what if am not in my country how do i submit the application forms to the embassy

  16. Please I’m so much interested

  17. Am a Kenyan citizenship, am I allowed to study in Japan because am interested to study there

  18. I am a Liberian born in 1992 but I have not been oppotuned to faward my education since I gratuated from high school.
    No finance so I am kindly asking you to please help any link that I can get fully funded scholarship from in order to help me forward my education.

  19. catherine mukuka

    i hereby apply for,scholarahip

  20. catherine mukuka

    i hereby apply for scholarship

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