Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship (Japanese Studies Students)

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to students of Dutch nationality to study for a period of one year at designated Japanese universities in order to deepen their understanding of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs and Japanese culture.

The application announcement usually reaches the Embassy in December/January for the departure of following September/October.

Application announcement

Updated: December 13, 2018


We are pleased to announce the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2019 (Japanese Studies Students).

The Japanese Government's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships for academic study in Japan to foreign students interested in deepening their understanding of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs and Japanese culture. The purpose of these scholarships is to promote mutual understanding and deepening friendly ties between Japan and other countries through the acquisition of advanced knowledge regarding Japan's language and culture.

 

Application forms for 2019 program

Please check information in “Study in Japan” homepage. Please read carefully the application guideline for more details and download the forms below:

MEXT Scholarship for 2019 Embassy Recommendation page;
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications.html

Documents for Application – Japanese Studies Student page;
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications_japanese.html

Course Guide (from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan Homepage)

http://www.mext.go.jp/component/a_menu/education/detail/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2018/12/10/1411364_5_1.pdf
 

Screening schedule for Dutch nationals

Thursday, February 14, 2019

                                                         

 
Deadline for applications
Application forms must reach the Embassy of Japan as below via post by this date:
Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands
(Attn: Cultural Section / MEXT JS)
Tobias Asserlaan 5, 2517 KC Den Haag
Thursday, February 28, 2019 Written Examination and Interview (at the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands)

Contact

Information and Culture Centre of the Embassy of Japan

Tel: 070-3469544

Email: info@hg.mofa.go.jp (Please mention “MEXT Scholarships Japanese Studies (your name)” in the subject line.)