2017 Japanese Government Scholarship for JAPANESE STUDIES

One-Year Scholarship For Japanese Studies

THE 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED
 
2018 application information will be posted in December 2017

*Please note that the information below is from the 2017 MEXT Application. It is provided here for your reference, but may be subject to change for the 2018 MEXT Application.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is now offering one-year scholarships to study in Japan for currently enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Japanese language, Japanese affairs or Japanese culture. To apply, applicants must:
 
(1) Hold U.S. citizenship;
(2) Be born between: April 2, 1987 to April 1, 1999.
(3) Be a current undergraduate student majoring in fields related to Japanese language or Japanese culture at a non-Japanese University at the time of arriving in and leaving Japan.
(4) Must have studied the Japanese language at a university for a total period of one year or more as of April 2017.
(5) Be able to arrive in Japan within two weeks before the first day of the study course set by the university (usually October);
(6) Must have sufficient Japanese language ability to take classes at a Japanese university in Japanese.
 
  *For more details, please see the Guidelines.
 
  APPLICATION DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 PM ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017.
  A Japanese language examination is required of all applicants, and an interview in English will follow the exam. (Further details about assessments will be given upon receipt of complete applications.)
  Application forms are available to download below.

For more information, please contact the Japan Information & Culture Center at the Consulate General of Japan San Francisco, Attn: Steven Goldman. Address: 275 Battery Street, Suite 2100, San Francisco CA 94111 Tel: (415) 780-6086 Email:Steven.goldman@sr.mofa.go.jp
 
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