Saudi Arabia Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT ) for Research Students

Deadline : 15 Sep 2020

Nonprofit organization: Government of Japan

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Study level: Undergraduate

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Saudi Arabia Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT ) for Research Students

 The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to distinguished international students who wish to study at Japanese universities.  This scholarship is for postgraduate  (Master - PhD) studies. No restriction on the field of study as long as related to your major. Studies begin from September / October 2021.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must have Saudi nationality (Those who have other nationality should contact Japanese Embassy in their respective countries).
  • Embassy of Japan will give written exams (English and Japanese language) and interview by either English or Japanese at the Embassy of Japan in Riyadh (only for those who pass the application screening).
  • Those who wish to apply for the scholarship must read the guideline carefully and send all the required documents by email to the Embassy of Japan in Riyadh by September 15 (Tue).
  • All Application documents must be in PDF format and total file size should be less than 10 MB (No need to send copies)
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
  • Late application will NOT be considered. 
  • Submission of your photos is necessary. 
  • It is mandatory for you to take the Japanese exam to be considered for selection.

Required Documents:

  1. Application Form
  2. Field of study and research plan 
  3. Certificate of health
  4. Recommendation Letter Sample

Time Line:

  • June 23  (Tue): Start of receiving documents for application
  • September 15 (Tue): Application deadline. Only by Email (soft copy)
  • By the end of September: The announcement of the application screening results by email/phone
  • Fourth week of October
  1. The written exams at the embassy in Riyadh (only for those who pass the application screening). 
  2. Interview at the embassy in Riyadh (only for those who pass the written exams). 
  3. The announcement of the exams & interview results will be on the same day by email/phone
  • The final result will be announced sometime around June 2021.

Benefits:

  •  Allowance:
  1. Students receiving the preparatory education and non-regular students: 143,000 yen per month
  2. Regular students enrolled in master’s or professional degree courses: 144,000 yen per month
  3. Regular students enrolled in doctoral courses: 145,000 yen per month.
  • Education fees
  • Traveling Expenses to and from Japan

About MEXT:

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in Japan at Japanese universities/ colleges under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.  The aim of this scholarship is to bridge friendship between Japan and other countries.

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Area: Asia-Pacific

Opportunities: Scholarships

Host Country: Japan

Eligible Country: Saudi Arabia

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