Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship (Undergraduate Students)

Updated: April 20, 2018

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

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2019.

Application Documents for 2019

Please read the application guideline on the MEXT website for more details and use the forms in the site.
  • Portal site of the MEXT scholarships
  • Application Procedure and necessary documents for Undergraduate Students
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Selection Schedule for Dutch Nationals

We will not accept any applications after the following deadline. Please double-check that you submit all the requested documents to us. After the first screening based on the submitted documents, a number of candidates will be invited for the interview and the written examination.
13 June 2018
(Before 17:00)

Deadline for applications
Applications are to be submitted directly to:
Embassy of Japan
(Attn: Cultural Section / MEXT US)
Tobias Asserlaan 5, 2517 KC Den Haag
End of June First Screening
First half of July 2018(the exact date will be announced soon) Written examination and interview (all fields of study)
August 2018 Recommendation from the Embassy to Monbukagakusho
Around January 2019 Final decision by Monbukagkusho
April 2019 Departure to Japan


Cultural Section of the Embassy of Japan

Tel: 070-3469544

Email: info@hg.mofa.go.jp (Please mention “Monbukagakusho Scholarships for Undergraduate Students (your name)” in the subject line.)