Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for Research Students

Funding source: 
Guest fellowships and relocation
Awarding body: 
Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Scholarships offered annually for 18 months to 2 years, monthly allowance of ¥143,000 (subject to change; sufficient to cover most normal expenses for a single person), return airfare to Japan, opportunity to carry out research at a Japanese university with the possibility of entering a taught degree, 6-month Japanese language course, health cover, open to graduates under the age of 35, application intake normally starts in April, a year before the year of intended study in Japan


To allow UK nationals to study at universities in Japan


Any subject as long as it is relevant to a grantee's field of expertise or previous study

Contact name: 
MEXT Postgraduate Scholarships

Japan Information and Cultural Centre~Embassy of Japan
101^104 Piccadilly
London W1J 7JT

020 7465 6593