Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program

2024/4/30

Monbukagakusho (文部科学省), the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT), offers seven 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.


[Eligibility Requirements]

Please ensure that you review the eligibility requirements for the MEXT Scholarship by reading the application guidelines. In case you do not meet the eligibility criteria for this scholarship, kindly refer to JASSO's (Japan Student Services Organization) scholarship publication, "Scholarship for International Students in Japan", to explore other scholarships provided by different organizations.


[Scholarships]

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.

  1. Research Students
  2. Undergraduate Students
  3. Specialized Training College Students
  4. Japanese Studies Students

[Past Examinations]

Please visit this website: Study Japan - Examination Questions to view past examinations and answers.


[Jurisdiction]

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.

Currently Accepting Applications

If you have any questions about scholarships or the application process, please contact the MEXT Scholarship Office at cgjd-pr[@]de.mofa.go.jp.


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 following MEXT Scholarships are closed

The 2024 application deadline has passed. Applications were due by Thursday, June 1, 2023 for Undergraduate University Students and Specialized Training College (Senshu-Gakko) Students programs, and Monday, February 5, 2024 for Japanese Studies Students. If you have any questions concerning the scholarships or application process, please contact the MEXT Scholarship Office at cgjd-pr[@]de.mofa.go.jp.

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