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22/05/2018

Study In Japan

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate, research students (either non-degree or degree students) or at specialised training colleges under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2019.

Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. The aim of the scholarships is to foster students 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.

Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan, including a willingness to learn Japanese. Applicants must also have the ability to adapt to living in the country.

UNDERGRADUATE FIELDS OF STUDY
Social Sciences and Humanities: A
Law
Politics
Pedagogy
Sociology
Literature
History
Japanese language
Others
Social Sciences and Humanities: B
Economics
Business Administration
Natural Sciences: A
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Electronics
Electrical Engineering
Information Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture
Civil Engineering
Architecture
Environmental Engineering
Applied Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Industrial Chemistry
Textile Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Maritime Engineering
Biotechnology
Natural Sciences: B
Agriculture
Agricultural
Chemistry
Agricultural Engineering
Animal Science
Veterinary Medicine
Forestry
Food Science Fisheries
Pharmacy
Hygienics Nursing
Biology
Natural Sciences: C
Medicine
Dentistry
Each grantee will be enrolled at a preparatory school (either at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies or Osaka University) designated by MEXT for a one-year intensive course in the Japanese language and other subjects necessary for preparation for proceeding to university.

Its curriculum includes other subjects such as Japanese affairs, mathematics, English, and social studies for those majoring in social science and humanities, and physics, chemistry and biology for those majoring in natural sciences.

If a grantee is determined to be incapable of completing the preparatory course, his/her scholarship will be stopped and will be required to return to his/her home country. In such cases, expenses for the return to the
home country will not be paid by MEXT.

RESEARCH STUDENTS
Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field. Moreover, the fields of study must be subjects, which applicants will be able to study and research in graduate courses at Japanese universities.

The period of scholarship includes a 6-month period of Japanese language training for grantees who require such training.

Fees for the entrance examination and tuition at universities will be paid by MEXT. The entrance examination fee will not be paid by MEXT if the recipient cannot proceed to the master's or doctoral course or cannot be admitted by the university.

SPECIALISED TRAINING COLLEGE
Applicants who wish to study in Japan as a student at a specialised training college should choose a field of study to major in:
Technology
Personal Care and Nutrition
Education and Welfare
Business
Fashion and Home Economics
Culture and General Education
Other fields (only if offered as a course of study by a training college)
Each grantee will be enrolled at a preparatory school designated by MEXT for a one-year intensive course in the Japanese language and other subjects necessary for preparation for proceeding to a specialised training college.

The preparatory course lasts for one year, mainly consisting of education in the Japanese language as well as in Japanese affairs, etc.

Application forms visit: www.za.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/MEXT_Scholarship.html

Application Deadline: 8 June 2018 (must have arrived at Embassy of Japan) Hard copies need to be hand delivered or couriered to: Cultural Section of the Embassy of Japan in South Africa Postal address: 259 Baines Street, Groenkloof, Pretoria, 0181

Inquiry: Mr Ryan Keet
Tel: 012 452 1607
ryan.keet@pr.mofa.go.jp
www.studyjapan.go.jp/en

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