Applications open for The Japanese Government Scholarship 2019
Updated on Apr 27, 2018 - 8:36 a.m. IST by Shivani Bhatt

The Japanese Government Scholarship (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) for the year 2019 is now open for application to interested candidates, for studying in Japanese Universities (Undergraduate level), Colleges of Technology, and Specialized Training Colleges.


Undergraduate program consists of 4 years of Bachelor’s degree course plus 1 year of Japanese language training. When successfully completed, Bachelor’s degree is provided.


College of Technology consists of 3 years of Associate degree course plus 1 year of Japanese language training. Colleges of Technology impart practical and professional engineering education based on an integrated system, with general learning and specialized learning organized systematically.


Specialized Training College consists of 2 years of Associate certificate course plus 1 year of Japanese language training. Specialized Training Colleges are vocational schools that run courses in specialized subjects at the higher education level.


The scholarship benefits are:

  • Free tuition fees (JPY 2,67,900/semester; in case of National University)

  • Monthly stipend(JPY1,17,000≒Appx. INR71,800/month)

  • One return air ticket

TOTAL BENEFIT is equivalent to approx. INR59.5Lacs for 5 years in case of National University.


The deadline for submitting the application is 15th June 2018.


Click here for further details on scholarship terms, application procedure, and to download the prescribed application form.


Selected recipients of the above scholarships will be required to travel to Japan in April 2019.


For more details please contact: Japan Information Centre

Embassy of Japan

50–G, Shantipath


New Delhi –110021

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