MEXT Scholarships for 2019


1. Research Students (MA/PhD):

Students in all fields who wish to study at Japanese universities as research students (MA/PhD)
Born on or after 2 April 1984
Scholarship term: 1.5 - 2 years (incl. 6-month Japanese language course)

1 Application Guidelines
2 Application Form
3 Placement Preference Form
4 Letter of Provisional Acceptance
5 Fields of Study and Research Plan
6 Recommendation Form
7 Certificate of Health (candidates who pass the document screening, written tests & interview)

2. Undergraduate Students:

Social sciences and Humanities, Natural sciences
Born between 2 April 1997 and 1 April 2002
Must have completed a 12-year regular course of school education by March 2019
Scholarship term: about 5 years (incl. one-year preparatory education in Japanese language)  

1 Application Guidelines
2 Application Form
3 Direct Placement Preference
4 Recommendation Form
5 Certificate of Health (candidates who pass the document screening, written tests & interview)

3. College of Technology Students:

Major in engineering field
Born between 2 April 1997 and 1 April 2002
Must have completed an 11-year regular course of school education by March 2019
Scholarship term: About 4 years (incl. one-year preparatory education in Japanese language)

1 Application Guidelines
2 Application Form
3 Majors and Related Key Terms
4 Recommendation Form
5 Certificate of Health (candidates who pass the document screening, written tests & interview)

4. Specialized Training College Students:

Major in Technology, Personal Care and Nutrition, Education and Welfare, Business, Fashion and Home Economics, Culture and General Education, and other fields
Born between 2 April 1997 and 1 April 2002
Must have completed a 12- year regular course of school education by March 2019
Scholarship term: About 3 years (incl. one-year preparatory education in Japanese language)

1 Application Guidelines
2 Application Form
3 Majors and Related Subjects for Fields of Study
4 Recommendation Form
5 Certificate of Health (candidates who pass the document screening, written tests & interview)
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Application Deadline: 17:00h, 20 June 2018
Applicants must send all the required documents to the Embassy of Japan in BiH (Bistrik 9, 71 000 Sarajevo) by post. Please indicate ''Application for MEXT 2019'' on your envelope. Documents which arrive to the Embassy after the deadline cannot be accepted.

All the necessary information are available on the Embassy of Japan website and in the Application Guidelines. Any questions can be sent to embassyofjapan.culture@sx.mofa.go.jp.