Applications invited for Japan Government's 2018 Educational Scholarship


Interested to apply for Japanese Government Monbukagakusho(Mext) Scholarships 2018? How to get applications for Japan Educational Scholarship 2018? Check out this post to know all important information of Japan scholarship 2018 offered in categories like undergraduate student, college of technology student and specialized training college student.

Japan has invited applications from eligible candidates for the prestigious Government scholarship starting for the academic year 2018. Candidates who pass their plus two/corresponding course by March 2018 are eligible to apply for the below mentioned courses. For the 3 year Specialized College and 4 year College of Technology courses, a candidate must pass the exam that will be held at New Delhi. But for the 5 year Undergraduate College course, an entrance exam will be held at Chennai. The date and timings of all exams will be informed to the candidates later. The scholarship is invited in 3 categories like

  • Undergraduate student
  • College of Technology student
  • Specialized Training College(Senshu - gakko) student

The details are mentioned below.

Japanese Government Scholarship 2018 for undergraduate students

In the undergraduate program, candidates are given exemption from tuition fees but a round trip airfare will be provided. The other information are mentioned below.

Important information

  • Age limit: Candidates born between 02/04/1996 and 01/04/2001 are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Qualification: Candidates with an academic ability which is equal to that of high school graduation can apply for this program
  • Number of scholarships: 3
  • Term of scholarship: 5 years from April
  • Stipend: 117,000 Yen/month
  • Application deadline: 16 June 2017, 5:00 PM


Fields of study

There will be 2 fields of study in this program. They are mentioned as
Natural Science
  • Science, Electric and Electronic Studies, Mechanical Studies, Civil Engineering & Architecture, Chemical Studies and others
  • Agricultural Studies, Hygienic Studies, Science (Biology)
  • Medicine, Dentistry
Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Laws, Politics, Pedagogy, Sociology, Literature, History, Japanese Language and others
  • Economics, Business Administration


Where to get application form?

West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa candidates
  • Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
    55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge
    Kolkata 700040
    Tel: 033-2421-1970
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry candidates
  • Consulate General of Japan in Chennai
    No 12/1 Cenetoph Road, 1st Street,Teynampet
    Chennai 600018
    Tel: 044-24323860
Maharashtra, MP, Gujarat, Goa, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Chhatisgarh candidates
  • Consulate General of Japan in Mumbai
    No.1 M.L Dhanukar Marg, Cumballa Hill
    Mumbai 400026
    Tel: 022-2351-7101
Candidates staying in Karnataka
  • Consulate General of Japan in Bengaluru
    1st Floor, Prestige Nebula
    No.8-14, Cubbon Road
    Bengaluru 560001
    Tel: 080-4064-9999, 4166-0111~3
Candidates living in remaining states and union territories
    Japan Information Center (JIC), New Delhi
    Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
    New Delhi 110021
    Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810


Japanese Government Scholarship 2018 for College of Technology students

Here the tuition fees and round trip airfare will be the same as that mentioned in the above program.

Important information

  • Age limit: Candidates born between 02/04/1996 and 01/04/2001 are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Qualification: Candidates with an academic ability which is equal to that of high school graduate are eligible for this program
  • Number of scholarships: 3
  • Term of scholarship: 4 years from April
  • Stipend: 117,000 Yen/month
  • Application deadline: 16 June 2017, 5:00 PM

Fields of study

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Information, Communication & Network Engineering, Material Engineering, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering and other fields.

Where to get application form?

West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa candidates
  • Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
    55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge
    Kolkata 700040
    Tel: 033-2421-1970
Candidates living in remaining states and union territories
    Japan Information Centre (JIC), New Delhi
    Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
    New Delhi 110021
    Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810

Japanese Government Scholarship 2018 for Specialized Training College students

Here the tuition fees and round trip airfare will be the same as that mentioned in the above program.

Important information

  • Age limit: Candidates born between 02/04/1996 and 01/04/2001 are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Qualification: Candidates with an academic ability which is equal to that of high school graduate are eligible for this program
  • Number of scholarships: 8
  • Term of scholarship: 3 years from April
  • Stipend: 117,000 Yen/month
  • Application deadline: 16 June 2017, 5:00 PM

Fields of study

Technology, Personal Care and Nutrition, Education and Welfare, Business, Fashion and Home Economics, Cultural and General Education and other fields

Where to apply?

West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa candidates
  • Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
    55, M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge
    Kolkata 700040
    Tel: 033-2421-1970
Candidates living in remaining states and union territories
    Japan Information Centre (JIC), New Delhi
    Embassy of Japan, 50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
    New Delhi 110021
    Phone: 011-24122970~2; 4610-4810

List of useful websites

  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Students: http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e.html
  • Japan study support information for international students: http://www.jpss.jp/en/scholarship/
  • Japan scholarship for international students for the academic year 2018: http://www.jasso.go.jp/en/study_j/scholarships/brochure.html


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