Application open for MEXT Scholarship

1. 2018 Research (Postgraduate) Students Scholarship

Deadline for submission of required documents: 4:00pm, Monday, 3rd July 2017


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 1983. 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. Guidelines (PDF)
*Medical certificate and Placement preference are required only for those who have passed the primary screening.
2. Timelines (PDF)
3. Forms
(1)Application Form (MS Excel)
(2)Field of Study (MS Word)
(3)Letter of Recommendation (MS Word)

2. 2018 Undergraduate Students Scholarship

Deadline for submission of required documents: 4:00pm, Monday, 3rd July 2017

This scholarship is available to applicants who were born between 2 April 1996 and 1 April 2001, 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 2018. 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. Guidelines (PDF) *Medical certificate is required only for those who have passed the primary screening.
2. Timelines (PDF)
3. Forms
(1)Application Form (MS Excel)
(2)Letter of Recommendation (MS Word)

3. 2018 Specialized Training College Students Scholarship

Deadline for submission of required documents: 4:00pm, Monday, 3rd July 2017

This scholarship is available to applicants who were born between 2 April 1996 and 1 April 2001, 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 2018. Please read the following guidelines, timelines and Majors and related subjects for fields of study carefully before the submission.
1. Guidelines (PDF)
*Medical is required only for those who have passed the primary screening.
2.
Timelines
(PDF) 
3.
Majors and related subjects for fields of study
 4. Forms 
 
(1)
Application Form (MS Excel)
(2)Letter of Recommendation (MS Word)