Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Graduates (University Recommendation (Priority/General))

  • Master, Phd
  • JPY 147,000 for master's students; up to
  • 7 December 2022

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.

Tokyo Institute of Technology
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Tokyo Institute of Technology

As one of Japan's top universities, Tokyo Institute of Technology seeks to contribute to civilization, peace and prosperity in the world, and aims at developing global human capabilities par excellence through pioneering research and education in science and technology, including industrial and social management.

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Applicants must have demonstrated excellent academic achievement with a grade point average of 2.30 (out of 3.00) or above in the last-attended degree program and meet certain criteria. Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. In principle, individuals who have Japanese nationality at the time of application are not eligible. However, persons with dual nationality who hold Japanese nationality and whose place of residence at the time of application is outside Japan are eligible to apply as long as they choose the nationality of the other country and renounce Japanese nationality before the date of their arrival in Japan. Applicants must be a graduate of a Japanese university or have academic ability equal or superior to that of a Japanese university graduate. Applicants must possess proficiency in the English language and satisfy one of the following conditions: (1) Have obtained an English language proficiency test score that is equivalent to CEFR level B2 or higher (2) Have completed or expect to complete the required curriculum at an institution where all instruction was in English and which satisfies the qualifications for enrollment in a master’s or doctoral program at Tokyo Tech (3) Have been determined by Tokyo Tech to possess a level of proficiency in English that is equivalent to or exceeds the level indicated in (1)

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Stipend: JPY 147,000 for master's students; JPY 148,000 for doctoral students Education fees: Enrollment fee and tuition will be waived by Tokyo Tech. The entrance examination (application) fee will be reimbursed if the applicant is allocated to Tokyo Tech by MEXT. Travel expenses: Air tickets to/from Japan will be provided by MEXT under certain conditions.


Applicants must follow the application guidelines for IGP(A) and submit additional materials during the application procedures.

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