Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

The Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) scholarship program for foreign students, established in 1954, comprises 8 different categories. These include research students, (144,000・145000/month), teacher training students (143,000/month), undergraduate students (117,000/month), Japanese studies students (117,000/month), and others. Exchange students who get scholarships from these programs are called “Japanese Government Scholarship Students”. There are three ways to apply for the scholarships: embassy recommendation, university recommendation, or domestic selection.