Japanese Government (MEXT) and Asia Special Scholarship, Japan

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Japanese Government (MEXT) and Asia Special Scholarship

Japanese Government (MEXT) and Asia Special Scholarship for Asian Students.

Study Subject : Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Employer : Waseda University.

Level : Masters, Doctoral.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 9 Master’s or Doctoral candidates entering in September 2011 (MEXT stands for Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship is awarded for foreign students who are accepted to International Graduate Program (Master’s and Doctoral Program) after entrance examination (AO method).

MEXT Scholarship provides monthly allowance of 158,000 Yen for two years, Screening fees (refunded after enrollment), Tuition Fees and a round trip air ticket to Japan.

Asia Special Scholarship for 6 Master’s or Doctoral candidates entering in September 2011 : This scholarship is awarded for students who are accepted to International Graduate Program (Master’s and Doctoral Program) after entrance examination (AO method).

Students must be nationals of Asian countries excluding Japan (refer to the “List of Participating Countries for Asia Special Scholarship”), and must apply for this program from overseas.

After enrollment, students are provided 150,000 Yen as a round trip air ticket to Japan, and monthly allowance of 200,000 Yen for two years in Master’s program, three years in Doctoral program at a maximum.

List of Participating Countries for Asia Special Scholarship :

Lateral Entry
CategoryAverage of Marks
Open50%
Backward45%
Most Backward40%
SC / STJust pass in the examination

Application Deadline : 7th January 2011.

For further scholarship information and application please visit : http://www.sci.waseda.ac.jp/admission/GUIDE/youkou/Information.pdf.