Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for Undergraduates (University Recommendation (Priority))

  • Bachelor
  • Up to 120000 JPY (¥)

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 have either completed (or be expected to complete) 12 years of regular schooling or graduated from the equivalent of Japanese high school prior to arrival in Japan. Those who have acquired a qualification to enter a Japanese university by other means are also eligible.

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Stipend: JPY 120,000

Education fees: Enrollment and tuition fees 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 GSEP.

When to apply: Mid August to early September of the year prior to intended enrollment