MEXT Scholarships 2017 for Foreign Research Students in Japan

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarships for Foreign Research Students in Japan 2017

Applications are open for MEXT Research Scholarships available for international students to study graduate courses at Japanese Universities either as a (non-degree) student or Regular Student for a Degree under the Japanese Government Scholarship Program for 2017.

Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field

Japanese Govt. Scholarship aims is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between your country and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to study and Research/Masters Course/PHD Course

Term of Scholarship: Two years from April or One and a half year from October*1 (Including a half year of Japanese language training period*2)

Number of Scholarships: To be announced

Stipend: Rs.143,000 Yen/ month (Approx. Rs. 85,000 / month for the year 2016 *3)

Tuition fees: Exempted

Airfare: Round-trip airfare will be provided

Fields of Study: (A) Japan related Humanities (B) Japan related Social Science (C) Mgt. Studies (D) Mathematical Science (E) Physics (F) Chemistry & Chemical Eng (G) Biology and Biotechnology (H) Agriculture and Fishery (I) Environmental Science (J) Pharmaceutical Science (K) Geology & Geoinformatics (L) Civil Engineering (M) Architecture (N) Material Science / Engineering (O) Electrical Engineering (P) Electronics & Communications Engineering (Q) Mechanical Engineering (R) Aerospace Engineering (S) Robotics (T) Information Technology

Age Limit
Under 35 (born on or after April 2, 1983)

MEXT Scholarships 2017 Eligibility Conditions

For Research Student / Master’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. The candidates should obtain their mark sheet and degree on or before 31st March 2018 for April 2018 batch and 30th September 2018 for October 2018 batch

For Ph.D. Degree

Master’s degree in the relevant field with minimum 65% marks. Candidate having practical research/teaching/work experience after obtaining the prescribed qualification on or before 31st March 2018 for April 2018 batch and 30th September 2018 for October 2018 batch

For Research Student/Master’s degree in Japanese Language

a) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree / Master’s degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university or;

b) Students who have completed Bachelor’s degree course in any subject from a recognized university and obtained N2 Certificate of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted by the Japan Foundation

For Ph.D. degree in Japanese Language

Students who have completed Master degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university
For Management course a minimum GMAT score of 650 with a Bachelor Degree

MEXT Scholarships 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The application should contain the information in this order (1) Brief info (2) Application Form 3) Field of Study & Research Proposal and 4) Placement Preference form, mentioning subject Research Student and file name as field of study-name.pdf (e.g. physics-amit.pdf) should be sent to the Embassy through email as an attachment, by 18th May 2017, positively
Email id: scholarship-india@nd.mofa.go.jp

Applications received on this email id only will be considered as submitted application

For more Details Contact: Japan Information Centre (JIC), Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021, Tel: 011-4610-4865, Email:jpemb.sinha@nd.mofa.go.jp, Website www.in.emb-japan.go.jp

MEXT Scholarships 2017 Important Dates

Application Deadline is 18th May 2017

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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