BY POST: Must be delivered to the Embassy on or before Wednesday, 15th May 2022


(Fully  Funded)


  Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship for Egyptian 2021 Research Students 

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to
international students who wish to study in graduate courses at Japanese universities as Research Students

The scholarship is offered for those who are enrolled in a master’s course, a doctoral course, or a professional graduate course at a graduate school, or who are conducting research in a specialized field at an undergraduate department, graduate school, institute attached to a university, etc. without the aim of completing the course, or who are receiving preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects prior to placement at the university, etc

Opportunity Focus Areas:

All fields, but Traditional entertainment arts such as Kabuki and classical Japanese dances, or subjects that require practical training in specific technologies or techniques at factories or companies are not included in the fields of study under this scholarship program.

A student who studies medicine, dentistry or welfare science will not be allowed to engage in clinical training such as medical care and operative surgery until he/she obtains a relevant license from the Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare under applicable Japanese laws

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Two years 

Grantees who arrived in Japan during the April term: The scholarship period will last from April 2021 until the end of March 2022. Grantees who arrived in Japan during the October term: The scholarship period will last from September or October 2021 until the end of March 2022. The first 6-month period of the scholarship will be a term of preparatory education of the Japanese language

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants, in principle, must have been born on or after April 2, 1985
  • Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese
  • Applicants must satisfy any one of the conditions for admission to either a master’s or doctoral course here

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Allowance: allowance of 2,000 yen to 3,000 yen per month.
  • Education fees.
  • Traveling Expenses.

How to Apply

First Step: Read Application Guidelines here

Second Step: Complete the Application form here

Third Step: Applicants who pass the first screening shall directly contact Japanese universities in which they wish to enrol and request provisional acceptance before 23 August 2021

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More Details

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