Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships

2024/4/4

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships Application Information

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships
Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology/ MEXT) offers different scholarships for non-Japanese nationals who wish to study in Japan.

Research Students  OPEN
  (Academic background: University Graduates with 1st class or Upper 2nd class Honours Degree or Masters Degree)
  Schedule
    4 April 2024, Thu         Application Open
  22 May  2024, Wed        Deadline for recieving applications
  20 June 2024, Thu         Writing Exam and Oral Interviews at the Embassy of Japan in Uganda

Undergraduate Students CLOSED     
  (Academic background: A' Level leavers, only for students with Natural Sciences, A' Level leavers with A in Mathmatics)
   

College of Technology (KOSEN) Students OPEN    
  (Academic background: A' Level leavers, with a minimum of B in Mathematics and at least two principal passes.)
  Schedule
  12 April 2024, Fri           Application Open
  22 May  2024, Wed        Deadline for recieving applications
  11 June 2024, Tue         Writing Exam 
  13 June 2024, Thu         Oral Interviews at the Embassy of Japan in Uganda

Specialized Training College Students OPEN    
  (Academic background: A' Level leavers, with a minimum of B in English and at least two principal passes.)
  Schedule
  12 April 2024, Fri           Application Open
  22 May  2024, Wed        Deadline for recieving applications
  11 June 2024, Tue         Writing Exam 
  13 June 2024, Thu         Oral Interviews at the Embassy of Japan in Uganda

Teacher Training Students  CLOSED  
  Schedule
  10 January 2024, Wed       Application open
  21 February 2024, Wed     Deadline for receiving applications
  27 February 2024, Tue      English/Japanese written tests at the Embassy of Japan in Uganda, 
                                         Oral Interview at the Embassy of Japan in Uganda

  
 
Submitting Your Application

1. Place all your documents in a single envelope or folder arranged according to the list. Write the document Number (refer to the numbers in Application Guidelines) in the right upper corner for all the documents.

2. Please submit ALL necessary documents including copies at once. These documents will NOT be returned. Should you foresee the necessity of keeping a copy of the requirements for your own purpose, it should be done BEFORE submission of documents.

3. Please submit your application package in hard copies (Applications submitted through e-mail is NOT accepted.) to the Embassy of Japan in Uganda on or before the indicated deadline date below.
Late applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

4. Although Japanese proficiency may not necessarily be the determining factor, all applicants are required to take the Japanese language exam.

5. Please include your ID (Passport/National ID/Driving permit/Company ID/School ID) and Birth Certificate (3 copies each) on your application form when you come to submit the applications to the Embassy.

6. Only people who pass the screening will receive notification for Written Exam and for Interview (Please prepare for written examination which is considerably challenging by going over past exam papers, which you can find on Study in Japan website) .
 

Japanese Alumni of Uganda Association (JAUA)

Photo of Alumni
The Japanese Alumni of Uganda Association (JAUA) was officially launched on February 25, 2014. The purpose for which the Association is formed is to bring together as a family all Uganda Alumni of Japan to foster a mutually beneficial relationship between Japan and Uganda through the Members and current students by building a network of friends and supporters. Its membership is open for any Ugandan that has studied or studies in Japan.
For more information about JAUA, please contact: info@kp.mofa.go.jp


7.3.2018  Meeting with Ambassador KAMEDA
25.2.2014  Meeting with Ambassodor FUJITA

Useful Resources on Studying in Japan

Study in Japan (JASSO)
https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/
A comprehensive guide on studying in Japan by The Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO).

Study in Japan for Africa
https://www.studyinjapanforafrica.com/
Information site for studying in Japan by Hokkaido University as part of "Study in Japan Global Network Project", a project commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. The site provides information for viewers in sub-Saharan Africa.