Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies is now open for application | Study in Japan


The application for THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship 2022, POSTGRADUATE category is now open.


Malaysian nationals who would like to pursue their studies in Japan are invited to apply for the scholarship. During the term of the scholarship, monthly allowances of approximately 143,000 yen (≈ RM5,300) will be given to postgraduate grantee (amount subject to change). Fees of the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at universities will be exempted. A round-trip airplane ticket is also provided.



  • Applicants must be under 35 years of age as of 1st April 2023 (i.e. born on or after 2nd April 1987)

  • Applicants must be a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree holder (minimum CGPA 3.4) with 16 years of formal education (excluding remove class). Undergraduates or Master’s students who are in the final year at their respective universities are eligible to apply.



Deadline: 8th MAY 2021 (Friday), BEFORE 4pm


For further information, please access to www.my.embjapan.go.jp or contact the embassy at 0321772600 (ext.157 [postgraduate]) or email to edu@kl.mofa.go.jp.

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