Japanese Government Scholarship

Japanese Government Scholarship 2022 (Fully Funded)

Japanese government scholarship University of Tokyo MEXT 2022 is now inviting new applications from international students to study in Japan. All the interested international candidates can now apply for Japanese government MEXT scholarship 2022 to pursue their postgraduate (Master’s and PhD) degrees. 
The University of Tokyo is a public research university, established in 1877. Its the first regal  university which is recognized as one of the most reputable research institutes as it offers a range of degree programs and disciplines. The University of Tokyo is hosting Japanese government scholarship fully funded MEXT 2022.

The word MEXT is abbreviated from Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Sports, and Technology. This word represents the Japanese government scholarship initiated by the government of Japan and education ministry for the students all over the world to support them in their academic careers to study in Japan.

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Brief Description

  • Title: Japanese government scholarship
  • Host university: University of Tokyo
  • Department: Graduate School of Science
  • Degree levels: Master’s and PhD
  • Financial coverage: Fully funded
  • Mode of application: Online
  • Eligibility: All the international candidates
  • Deadline: 29 October 2021.

Eligibility Criteria for Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT

All the interested international candidates for Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT 2022 recommended by the University of Tokyo to pursue their postgraduate degrees are directed to fulfill given criteria of eligibility;
  • All the international candidates living in any country or state of the world are eligible.
  • To apply for Japanese Government Master’s scholarship, the candidate must hold bachelors or undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in relevant field of study.
  • To apply for Japanese Government PhD scholarship, the interested candidate must hold an undergraduate and Master’s transcripts or degrees (18 years education or equivalent) in relevant discipline.
  • The interested candidate must have secured at least 2.3 out of 3.0 grade scale in latest or highest education.
  • The candidate must be under 35 years of age.
  • The interested candidate must be with good mental and physical health condition.

Language requirements

In order to get awarded for the Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT 2022 are directed to fulfill either English or Japanese language proficiency requirements.

1. English:

  • The applicant must hold an English proficiency test score equivalent to B2 or above on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) for languages scale such as IELTS 5.5 or above, or TOEFL iBT 72 or above.

2. Japanese:

  • The interested applicants must have passed JLPT (the Japanese Language Proficiency Test) with N2 or higher score.
  • He or she must have completed any of the academic program with Japanese language as the language of instruction.
  • This will satisfy requirements of entrance for Master’s or PhD degree programs at the Graduate School of Science at the University of Tokyo.

Fields of study

Japanese government scholarship fully funded MEXT 2022  to study in Japan offers following fields of study in Graduate School of Science;
  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Chemistry
  3. Planetary and Earth Science
  4. Astronomy
  5. Physics

Required Documents

All the interested candidates for Japanese Government Scholarship MEXT 2022 to study in Japan under fully funded Graduate School of Science scholarship are directed to submit scanned copies of the following documents in pdf format along with application form;
  • Application forms
  • Academic documents such as transcripts, degrees etc.
  • Letter of acceptance
  • Abstract of the latest degree project or research
  • Language Proficiency proof
  • Letter of recommendation from head of the department
  • Others (if any)

What you get

Benefits of Japanese Government Scholarship Program are given below;
  • The awarded candidate for Master’s degree program will get monthly stipend of 144,000 JPY.
  • The enrolled candidate for PhD scholarship will be awarded a monthly stipend of 145,000 JPY.
  • The students who are undertaking research or study in any of the designated regions of Japan may get additional 2,000 to 3,000 JPY monthly.
  • Free travel throughout the the country (Japan).


All the interested candidates for Japanese government scholarship MEXT 2022 under fully funded scholarship to study in Japan are directed to submit their applications online before the end of last date: 29 October 2021.

How to apply

All the interested and eligible candidates are welcomed to apply for Japanese government scholarship MEXT 2022 fully funded scholarship to study un Japan at the University of Tokyo by following the procedure of application given below;

Step 1:

The interested applicant must get approval from one of the professors at Graduate School of Science as your supervisor.

Step 2:

Submit your application online by filling application form at the University of Tokyo admission portal by following link;

Click Here

Step 3:

After submitting online application, the candidate is directed to pay application processing fee of 10,000 JPY by credit card. To understand the procedure of paying application fee, download the following form;


Step 4:

Then the applicants are directed to submit their online Japanese government MEXT scholarship application form by following link;

Submit Online Application

Step 5:

Download the MEXT fields of study and application forms by the following links;

Download Fields of study form

Step 6:

Now in the final step, submit the downloaded application and field of study forms at the following address;
Room 275, 2nd floor, School of Science Building 1, Hongo Campus
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 JAPAN

Click Here to See Official Announcement

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