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MEXT scholarship application information for students studying at HU! (2013.11.15)

MEXT offers a scholarship for students who have already enrolled in a Japanese university!

Following is the outline of the scholarship, and the detailed information has been sent to your supervisor; if you are interested, please ask him/her!

[Eligibility requirements]

1.Privately financed international student currently studying at a Japanese university/graduate school, and is enrolled or expected to be enrolled in a master's or doctoral course at the time of April 1, 2014. The student also should have excellent academic records.

2.Student who has the nationality of a country which has diplomatic relations with the Japanese government at the time of April 1, 2014.

3.Applicant must have been born on or after April 2, 1979.

[Scholarship benefits]

Monthly allowance

Under the fiscal 2014 budget, each grantee will be provided monthly with 144,000 yen (students enrolled in a Master's program or a professional degree program), or 145,000 yen (students enrolled in a doctoral program) (an additional monthly stipend of 2,000 or 3,000 yen may be provided to those undertaking study or research in specially designated regions).

Note:

These amounts are subject to change depending on the annual budget of each year.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees will be covered by the Japanese government.

 

Transportation from Japan

An economy class air ticket for a flight from Narita International Airport (or following the itinerary normally used by the university where the grantee is placed) to the international airport closest to your place of return.

Scholarship period

From April 2014.

This application must be made by supervisors, and supervisors who recommend students for this scholarship are required to request the application documents by November 20, if you wish to apply, please ask your supervisor as soon as possible.