Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program
Monbukagakusho (文部科学省), the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT), offers six different scholarships for non-Japanese nationals wishing to study in Japan. Please visit this website: Study Japan - Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship to find the MEXT Scholarship that best fits your educational interests.
If you do not meet the eligibility requirements for the MEXT Scholarship, please read JASSO's (Japan Student Services Organization) scholarship publication Scholarship for International Students in Japan.
The following four scholarships are available to apply at the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver. Please check the link below for each scholarship application guideline, application procedure and screening schedule.
- Research Students
- Undergraduate University Students
- Specialized Training College (Senshu-Gakko) Students
- Japanese Studies Students
Please visit this website: Study Japan - Examination Questions to view past examinations and answers.
ONLY U.S. CITIZENS LIVING IN COLORADO, UTAH, WYOMING, AND NEW MEXICO MAY APPLY THROUGH THIS CONSULATE.
U.S. citizens in other states should apply through the consulate responsible for their state. (See also: The Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. website - How to Apply)
Non-U.S. citizens should apply through the Japanese Embassy in their country of citizenship.
The 2024 applications for the following MEXT Scholarships are now open
Applications must be submitted to the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver by Thursday, June 1, 2023. Applications received after 5 pm on Thursday, June 1, 2023, will not be considered.
Please send all completed applications to:
MEXT Scholarship Office
Consulate-General of Japan in Denver
1225 17th Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202
Applications for the 2023 Japanese Studies Students Scholarship are closed
If you have any questions concerning the scholarships or application process, please contact the MEXT Scholarship Office at 303-534-1151 or firstname.lastname@example.org.