Scholarship Description:

Japanese government awards program is inviting to take part in this scholarship which is organized by the Embassy of Japan in the UK.

This bursary is open for the British nationals & aims to support candidates to pursue a postgraduate degree program in their  area/field and building a bright future.

The Japanese government under the foundation is the framework by the Constitution of Japan & Embassy of Japan is the diplomatic mission of Japan in the UK.

At Japan, a great way of expanding their knowledge for aspirants, meet new people in new culture, enjoy a new experience as well as Get plenty of support from faculty and an opportunity to live a great student lifestyle.

Application Deadline: June 5, 2019

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Eligibility Criteria:

eligibility criteria is-

British nationals are eligible.

Apply for postgraduate degree course in the field of

  • Humanities and Social Sciences in which Literature,
  • History,
  • Philosophy,
  • Aesthetics,
  • Law,
  • Politics,
  • Economics,
  • Commerce,
  • Pedagogy,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Music,
  • Fine Arts,

etc are included also in the field of Natural Sciences in which

  • Pure Science,
  • Engineering,
  • Agriculture,
  • Fisheries,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Medicine,
  • Dentistry,
  • Home Economics,
  • Architecture,

etc are available.

Outsiders who renounced their Japanese nationality are eligible.

Candidates must be under the age of 35 and be healthy mentally or physically as expected for psychological challenges.

Candidates must arrive in Japan between 1 & 7 October. If you have already enrolled at the Japanese University & already taken a grant from the Japanese Government so you are not eligible for this opportunity.

How to Apply

How to Apply: The Embassy of Japan in London will call applicants for interview and then select preliminary candidates. You need to gain admission as a research student or a regular student at the university. Aspirants must have to submit all the documents of the application by post to- MEXT Postgraduate Scholarship, Japan Information and Cultural Centre, Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT

Supporting Documents:

  • Application form,
  • a field of study & research plan,
  • academic transcript,
  • reference letter,
  • health certificate

must be submitted.

Admission Requirements: Awarded on an annual basis to those with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

Language Requirement: For such subjects as Japanese literature/ law then you need to be good in the Japanese Language otherwise good English language proficiency is sufficient to study in Japan.

Scholarship Benefits

Matriculation & tuition fees Allowance: ¥143,000 (subject to change) per month to each student & also offers a six-month Japanese language course.

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