MEXT Scholarship 2021 / (Fully Funded)

Hi, there is good news for international students that the applications are now invited for the MEXT Scholarship 2021 in Japan. Further, we are going to explain what is MEXT Step by step so read this article complete for more information.

I am going to tell you the financial benefits of the MEXT scholarship. This scholarship is fully funded means all the MEXT scholarship-related expenses will be covered by the Japanese government or related university expenses like House rent, tuition fees, book fees, and other main expenses.MEXT scholarship is offered for Undergraduate, Master’s,s Ph.D., and other training studies.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate or research (masters / Ph.D.) students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships Program.

MEXT government scholarships normally open in April for international students But now due to coronavirus it delayed.IELTS and TOFEL are not compulsory for the MEXT Scholarship so don,t worry about IELTS and TOFEL must apply for this massive scholarship because these types of opportunities did not come again and again. This scholarship is recommended by the MEXT embassy you can apply through the Japanese Embassy for more detail please read this article completely and check the links that,s given below

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Detail About MEXT Scholarship 2021

  • Course level: Undergraduate / Masters / PhD / Training
  • Institutes: Japanese Universities
  • Scholarship country: Japan
  • Courses Offered: All types of courses offered in all Japanese Universities from Social Science to Engineering, Medical to Health, Arts, Humanities, etc. There are No Academic Fields Restrictions.
  • Scholarship duration: Undergraduate: 4-5 Years, Masters: 2-3 Years, Ph.D.: 3-4 Years
  • Deadline: Varies from Embassy to Embassy (Click here to check deadlines)

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MEXT Scholarship Financial Coverage

MEXT Scholarship 2021 is a Fully Funded Scholarship for International Students to Study in Japan For Free. This scholarship will provide the following benefits:


  • Accommodation allowance
  • Monthly stipend+preparatory Allowance
  • Tuition fee
  • Traveling expenses
  • The residence provides by the government to international students.

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Eligibility Criteria for MEXT Scholarship 2021

To qualify for MEXT Scholarship 2021, the candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: English.
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • Students from all over the world are eligible to apply for the MEXT  Scholarship and note that domestic or Japanese nationality holders can not apply for this scholarship.
  • For Undergraduate Students: You must be at least 17 and under 25 years of age and have completed 12 years of school education or have completed courses in a school comparable to a high school (includes prospective graduates)
  • For Masters / Ph.D. Students: you should be under 35 and must have the bachelor degree
  • For Teacher training students: You must be under 35 years of age and a graduate of a college or teacher training college. You must have at least five years of active experience as a teacher in a primary, secondary, or teacher training college in your country.
  • For Japanese Study Students: Applicants must be from 18 to 30 years old. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate students in faculties or schools which major in Japanese language or Japanese culture in a university outside Japan at the time when they come to Japan and must be enrolled in the home institution at the time when they return to their home countries.

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How to Apply for MEXT Scholarship 2021?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for MEXT Scholarship 2021:

  1. Find the Japanese Embassy or Consulate of your country from here.
  2. Submit the required documents to the Japanese Embassy of your country.
  3. A written test will be conducted by the Japanese Embassy
  4. After that interviews of the candidates will be conducted.
  5. Visit the website of the Japanese Embassy of your country. Under the Education / Scholarship tab, you will find the MEXT scholarship.
  6. Download the MEXT scholarship application form and fill it.
  7. The successful candidates will be informed through email or the embassy website.

Documents Required for MEXT Scholarship 2021

(1) MEXT Scholarship Application form

(2) The highest degree verified with official stamps.

  • Bachelors program applicants: 12 Years of Education
  • Master’s program applicants: Bachelor’s degree
  • Ph.D. program applicants: Master’s degree

(3) The highest degree Transcript verified with official stamps.

  • Bachelors program applicants: 12 Years of Education
  • Master’s program applicants: Bachelor’s degree Transcripts
  • Ph.D. program applicants: Master’s degree Transcripts
    Note: If the diploma is not in English, a notarized copy of a translation in English or is

(4)  Letter of recommendation must be required for MEXT scholarship. (5) Passport Scan (if available at the time of application)

(6)Your latest Resume required for the MEXT scholarship.

(7) Your Update photograph passport size.

(8) You should have a study plan that should be written in English)

(9) English Language Proficiency Document:.

(10) Academic thesis or relevant publications

(11) Other reference documents

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If you have the interest to study in Japan or getting a MEXT scholarship then you can apply at the given link and for more detail please visit the official website the link is given below

Official Website

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