(MEXT) Government Scholarship 2023/24 [Fully-Funded] In Japan

The online applications for the fully funded MEXT Research Scholarships 2023-2024 in Japan are open for international candidates to grab a chance to study for free in Japan with good monthly stipends and other benefits.

So, do you want to pursue your higher education for free in a technologically advanced country of the world? If yes, then you would be glad to know that the Japanese government has started accepting online applications for its MEXT Japan Scholarship program 2023-2024. Apply asap to increase your chances of landing this prestigious award.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Japan
  • Host University: All applicants can choose their host university across Japan.
  • Offered by: This scholarship in Japan is offered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology.
  • Level Of Study: International students can apply for the Undergraduate, Masters. Doctoral. Diploma and Specialized training programs. 
  • Undergraduate Degree Programs
  • Master’s Programs
  • Doctoral Programs (PhD)
  • College of Technology Programs
  • Specialized Training Programs

Eligibility Criteria For MAXT Government Scholarship

MEXT accepts applications from international students for study in Japan who satisfy the following qualifications and conditions.


    • Students belonging to all those countries which have diplomatic relation with Japan are eligible to apply to the MEXT Japan Research Scholarships.
    • Students possessing dual nationality, one of them, being Japanese, are also free to apply, provided that they abandon their Japanese nationality till the date of degree completion.

Age requirements:

  • Applicants must be of or below 35 years of age at the time of applying to the MEXT Japan Research Scholarships.
  • Note: there are exemptions in the age limit that can be studied on the official website.

What are the benefits of the MEXT Scholarships in Japan 2023?

MEXT 2023 is a full scholarship program by the Japanese Government. It is one of the most highly paid scholarship programs in the world. 

Benefits of the MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship in Japan 2023:

    • A tuition fee will be provided.
    • Airfare allowance will be provided.
    • An exam fee will also be provided.
    • A monthly stipend of up to 117,000 yen will be provided
    • Transportation allowance in Japan will be covered

Benefits of the MEXT Research Scholarship in Japan 2023 (Masters & PhD):

A tuition fee will be provided.

Airfare allowance will be provided.

An exam fee will also be provided.

For Master’s students, a monthly stipend of up to 144,000 yen will be provided.

For doctoral students, a monthly stipend of up to 145,000 yen will be provided.

For non-regular students or preparatory education, a monthly stipend of up to 143,000 yen will be provided.

Transportation allowance in Japan will be covered

Eligibility Criteria of MEXT Scholarship in Japan 2023:

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

    • Required Language: English
    • Eligible Countries: All world countries
    • Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan.
    • An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible.
    • 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 / PhD Students: You must be under 35 years of age and a college graduate (includes prospective graduates). Or you must have completed 16 years / 18 years of education.
    • 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.

How to Apply for MEXT Scholarship 2023?

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

First, you need to click on the Green Apply Now Button below or Click Here.

A candidate should apply for the scholarship first by submitting the required documents to the Japanese diplomatic mission in his or her country of origin.

After 1st screening, selected candidates will be asked to request the Japanese universities for an acceptance letter.

A candidate receiving an acceptance letter will be providing further required documents for the confirmation of the scholarship.



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