BENGALURU: The Japanese Government Scholarship (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) for the year 2018 is now open for application to interested candidates, for studying in Japanese Universities (Undergraduate level), Colleges of Technology, and Specialized Training Colleges. Finally selected candidates for scholarship will be required to travel to Japan in April 2018.
Undergraduate program consists of four years of bachelor’s degree course and one year of Japanese language training. When successfully completed, bachelor’s degree is provided. College of Technology consists of three years of associate degree course and one year of Japanese language training. Colleges of Technology impart practical and professional engineering education based on an integrated system, with general learning and specialized learning organized systematically. Specialized Training College consists of two years of associate certificate course plus one year of Japanese language training. Specialized Training Colleges are vocational schools that run courses in specialized subjects at the higher education level.
The scholarship benefits are:
－Free tuition fees (JP Yen 2,67,900/semester ; in case of National University)
－Monthly stipend（JP Yen 1,17,000≒Appx. INR68,400/month）
－One return air ticket.
Total benefit is equivalent to Appx. Rs 58.84 lac for five years in case of National University
Age eligibility: From 17 to 21 years ( Born between April 2, 1996 and April 1, 2001) Eligibility: Students who have completed high school education, Class 12 or equivalent.
The deadline for submitting the application is Friday, June 16, 2017.
For further details & downloading application form please visit website :
Applicants based in Karnataka may apply/query for (1) Under Graduate Program to:
Consulate-General of Japan in Bengaluru
1st floor, Prestige Nebula, 8-14 Cubbon Road,
Ph.: 080-40649999. e-mail: [email protected]
Japan Information Centre (JIC), New Delhi
Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi 110021, Ph.: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810