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Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship

Goes By: MEXT

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities either as (non-degree) student or regular student for a degree under the Japanese Government.

Deadlines are typically in June, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

Applicants must be a prospective or college graduate and a citizen residing in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina. Japanese language proficiency, while encouraged, is not a requirement. Interested applicants must apply through the Japanese Consulate in Atlanta. See website for details.

Award Value

Scholarships will provide tuition coverage, accommodation, monthly living allowance, and round airfare travel expenses from your country to Japan.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: August 1, 2022

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