MEXT Scholarships for 2020



The Government of Japan offers 4 different scholarship programs to students from BiH who wish to study at universities in Japan, under the MEXT (Ministry of Culture, Sport, Education, Technology and Science) Scholarship Programme. 
Since 1996, more than 40 students from BiH have visited Japan and gained their education through MEXT scholarship programme.
 
4 scholarship programs for 2020 include:
 
  • Research Students (MA&PhD)
  • Undergraduate Students
  • College of Technology Students
  • Specialized Training College Students.
 
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, 1985
Scholarship term: 1.5 - 2 years (incl. 6-month Japanese language course)

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


2. Undergraduate students:

Social sciences and Humanities, Natural sciences
In principle, born on or after 2 April, 1995
Must have completed a 12-year regular course of school education by March 2020
Scholarship term: about 5 years (incl. one-year preparatory education in Japanese language)  

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


3. College of technology students:

Major in engineering field
In principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1995
Must have completed a 12-year regular course of school education by March 2020
Scholarship term: About 4 years (incl. one-year preparatory education in Japanese language)

1 Application Guidelines
2 Application Form
3 Fields of Study
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
In principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1995
Must have completed a 12- year regular course of school education by March 2020
Scholarship term: About 3 years (incl. one-year preparatory education in Japanese language)

1 Application Guidelines
2 Application Form
3 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 for 2020 -  17:00h, June 20, 2019
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 2020'' 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, thus no telephone inquiry will be accepted. In case of potential additional questions, they can be sent to embassyofjapan.culture@sx.mofa.go.jp.

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Briefing Session

The briefing session of MEXT 2020 will be held in two cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina as follows:
 
BANJA LUKA
6PM 27 May 2019
National and University Library of Republika Srpska
 
SARAJEVO
7PM 29 May, 2019
Room: 99
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo