Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2021 is now open!

2020/5/21
MEXT 2021
Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2021

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) of the Japanese Government offers scholarships for 2021 to Tongan Citizens who wish to study in Japan.  Its aim is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between Tonga and Japan through study in Japan and who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.  All application procedures for scholarships are conducted through the Embassy of Japan in Tonga. 
 

1. Research Students (Arrival in Japan: September or October 2021)

Applicants must have been born on or after April 2, 1986 and a college graduate (includes prospective graduates). Or you must have completed 16 years of schooling.   This scholarship offers to undertake research or a graduate degree in Japan.

1. Qualifications and Conditions
Please refer to Application Guidelines for more information.

2. Application Forms
Applicants must submit your application or enquire to the Embassy of Japan in Tonga by 4:00pm 31 August 2020.
Please download from Study in Japan website or obtain at the Embassy of Japan office.
  • The submitted documents will not be returned.
  • The Certificate of Health is not necessary at the application stage.  Only successful applicants will be required to submit after primary selection.
3. The Schedule of Application and Selection
 
Date   Schedule
31 August 2020 (4:00pm) Application Close
12 September 2020 Written Examination
Late September 2020 Interview
(Only applicants who are invited for interview)

Primary Screening decision and notification
from the Embassy of Japan
October
to
20 November 2020
Request a provisional acceptance to Japanese Universities
Early December 2020 Submission a Placement Reference Application Form
to the Embassy of Japan
February to June 2021 MEXT conducts second screening and university placement
June 2021 Notification of results of selection and university placement
from the Embassy of Japan
September or October 2021 Departure to Japan


4. Helpful Site
The following website may be helpful to select universities and courses in Japan.

2. Undergraduate Students (Arrival in Japan: April 2021)

Applicants must be born on or after April 2, 1996 and have completed 12 years of school education or have completed courses in a school comparable to a high school (includes prospective graduates).    Aavailable to applicants who want to undertake their undergraduate degree in a Japanese university.

1. Qualifications and Conditions
Please refer to Application Guidelines for more information.

2. Application Forms
Applicants must submit your application or enquire to the Embassy of Japan in Tonga by 4:00pm 31 July 2020.
Please download from Study in Japan website:
  • The submitted documents will not be returned.
  • The Certificate of Health is not necessary at the application stage.  Only successful applicants will be required to submit after primary selection.
3. The Schedule of Application and Selection
Date   Schedule
31 July 2020 (4:00pm) Application Close
15 August 2020 Written Examination
Late August 2020 Interview
(Only applicants who are invited for interview)

Primary Screening decision and notification
from the Embassy of Japan
December 2020 MEXT conducts second screening and university placement
January or February 2021 Notification of results of selection and university placement
from the Embassy of Japan
April 2021 Departure to Japan

 

3. Specialized Training College Students (Arrive in Japan: April 2021)

Applicants must be born between on or after April 2, 1996 and have completed 12 years of schooling or have completed school education comparable to a Japanese high school (includes prospective graduates).   This scholarship offers a postsecondary course at a specialized training college.

1. Qualifications and Conditions
Please refer to Application Guidelines for more information.

2. Application Forms
Applicants must submit your application or enquire to the Embassy of Japan in Tonga by 4:00pm 31 July 2020.
Please download from Study in Japan website:
 
  • The submitted documents will not be returned.
  • The Certificate of Health is not necessary at the application stage.  Only successful applicants will be required to submit after primary selection.
3. The Schedule of Application and Selection
Date   Schedule
31 July 2020 (4:00pm) Application Close
15 August 2020 Written Examination
Late August 2020 Interview
(Only applicants who are invited for interview)

Primary Screening decision and notification
from the Embassy of Japan
December 2020 MEXT conducts second screening and university placement
January or February 2021 Notification of results of selection and university placement
from the Embassy of Japan
April 2021 Departure to Japan


4. Helpful Site
The following site may help you to understand Specialized Training College Student.

Contact

For further enquiries, please contact:

The Embassy of Japan in Tonga
Level5th, National Reserve Bank of Tonga Building,
Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga
P.O. Box No 330
Tel: (676)22-221
E-mail: emb-japan@nu.mofa.go.jp

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