MEXT Scholarship 2020

The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce Japanese Government MEXT Research scholarships for the year 2022 for Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral degree programs. The number of fields in which students can apply i-e MBBS, Engineering, Law, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have the Nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (Pakistan included)

Applicants must have been born on or after April 2, 1987

For master’s degree: Applicants who have completed 16 years of school education in countries other than Japan

For PhD: Applicants who have completed 18 years of school education in countries other than Japan.

A candidate must be committed to learning the Japanese language.

A candidate should be good in health.

Host universities

All applicants can choose their host university across Japan

Course level

  • Undergraduate programs 
  • Master’s Programs
  • Doctoral Programs (PhD)

Scholarship duration

  • Undergraduate: 4-5 Years
  • Masters: 2-3 Years
  • Doctoral: 3-4 Years

Benefits of the MEXT Research Scholarship in Japan 2022

Undergraduate  students : A monthly stipend of up to 117,000 yen will be provided

Master’s students: The grants will provide an amount worth 144,000 yen to each successful aspirant

Doctoral students: The grants will provide an amount worth 145,000 yen to each successful aspirant

Tuition Fee, Airfare allowance and Transportation allowance will be covered by Japanese Government.

How to apply

The following documents (in given order) should be submitted before the deadline: 
Mark Sheet Form
Application Form 
Research Plan 


Academic degrees



Recommendation Letters

Medical Certificate

Application Deadline

  • The application deadline varies according to the country
  • For Pakistan: 21st May 2021

For Pakistani applicants should send application at the following address

MEXT Research Scholarship Application 
Consulate General of Japan

6/2 Civil Lines 
Abdullah Haroon Road 
Karachi, Pakistan

Note :  Please read the application guideline thoroughly before applying.


You can also visit : Japanese Embassy website


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