Japanese Studies Students

2024/1/16

Japanese Studies Students Scholarship

This scholarship offers applicants the opportunity to spend a year continuing their study of Japanese language or culture at one of several universities in Japan.

The general timeline for this scholarship application/selection process is as follows:

December: Applications become available
February: Applications are due
February: Interviews and testing for selected candidates
June: Selected scholarship recipient finalized and informed
July-September: arrangements made for scholar (school, travel, accommodations, etc.)
September-October: Scholarship recipient departs

Application Deadline

Monday, February 5
Complete applications must be received by this date. Applications received after 5 PM on February 5, 2024 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

Japanese Language Test and Interview

Japanese Language Test
The in-person Japanese test will be conducted on Monday, February 26, 2024. Applicants who pass the application screening will be notified of the testing time by Monday, February 12, 2024.

Interviews
You will be contacted directly by the MEXT Scholarship Coordinator for your scheduled interview date and time. Interviews will be conducted during business hours between 10 am and 4 pm on or after the Japanese testing date (Monday, February 26, 2024). The majority of correspondences will be conducted via email.

Scholarship Application Forms

The documents listed below comprise the entire application packet, including informational guidelines and application materials to be submitted. Application documents should be submitted in one packet to the MEXT Scholarship Office at the Japanese Consulate in Denver.


Application Guidelines

Application Forms

Application Notes

Please submit all completed applications to:
MEXT Scholarship Office
Consulate-General of Japan in Denver
1225 17th Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

 

If you have any questions concerning the scholarships or application process, please contact MEXT Scholarship Office at 303-534-1151 or cgjd-pr[@]de.mofa.go.jp.