Application for 2019 MEXT Scholarships are Now Open!

1. 2019 Research (Postgraduate) Students Scholarship

Deadline for submission of required documents: 4:00pm, Friday, 1st June

This scholarship is open to students to undertake research or a graduate degree in Japan. Applicants must be Tongan citizens and must be born on or after 2 April 1984. Applicants must have either an undergraduate degree, or the same or a higher level of academic ability as that of a university graduate. The term of scholarship is either 18 months or two years (including 6 months of Japanese language studies), however, the scholarship may be extended to complete a Master's or Doctor's degree. Please read the following guidelines and timelines carefully before the submission. 
 
1.Application Guidelines and Forms
Please refer to http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications_research.html 
Note1: Submitted documents cannot be returned
Note2: Medical certificate and Placement preference are required only for those who have passed the primary screening. 
2. Timeline for Tongan citizens (PDF) 
3.Useful links for university selections
(1)http://researchmap.jp/search/
(2)http://jglobal.jst.go.jp/en/
(3)http://www.jasso.go.jp/en/study_j/search/index.html
(4)http://www.jpss.jp/en
4.Previous Exams
Previous exam papers for the scholarship exams are available online for reference.
Previous MEXT Scholarship Exams
5.Further Information
Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide
 

2. 2019 Undergraduate Students Scholarship

Deadline for submission of required documents: 4:00pm, Friday, 1st June


This scholarship is available to applicants who were born between 2 April 1994 and 1 April 2002, and who have completed 12 years of school education by March 2018, or have completed courses in a school comparable to a high school. Applicants must be Tongan citizens. A five-year scholarship is offered, including the first year in Japanese language training, beginning in April 2019. For those majoring in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or a six-year pharmaceutical course the term of scholarship is seven years, including the first year in Japanese language training. Please read the following guidelines and timelines carefully before the submission. 

1.Application Guidelines and Forms

Please refer to http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications_undergraduate.html

NOTE1: Submitted documents cannot be returned

NOTE2: Medical certificate is required only for those who have passed the primary screening. 

2.Timeline for Tongan citizens (PDF)

3.Previous Exams

Previous exam papers for the scholarship exams are available online for reference.

Previous MEXT Scholarship Exams 

4.Further Information

Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide

3. 2019 Specialized Training College Students Scholarship

Deadline for submission of required documents: 4:00pm, Friday, 1st June

This scholarship is available to applicants who were born between 2 April 1994 and 1 April 2002, and who have completed 12 years of school education by March 2018, or have completed courses in a school comparable to a high school. Applicants must be Tongan citizens. A three-year scholarship is offered, including the first year in Japanese language training, beginning in April 2019. Please read the following guidelines, timelines and Majors and related subjects for fields of study carefully before the submission. 


1.Application Guidelines and Forms
Please refer to http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications_specialized.html
NOTE1: Submitted documents cannot be returned
NOTE2: Medical certificate is required only for those who have passed the primary screening. 
2.Timeline for Tongan citizens (PDF)
3.Previous Exams
Previous exam papers for the scholarship exams are available online for reference.
Previous MEXT Scholarship Exams 
4.Further Information
Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide