Announcement of Japanese Government (MEXT: Research Students) Scholarship for 2025

Announcement of Japanese Government (MEXT: Research Students) Scholarship for 2025
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarship for 2025 to Papua New Guinean students in the following category.
*For the category of Specialized Training Students application will be announced in due course.
●Research Students (Postgraduate level)
Applications in a sealed envelope shall be accepted until 31st May.
Neither e-mail nor fax application is accepted. 
Selection shall be carried out in three phases.
1st phase: Document screening (in PNG) (Jun/2024)
2nd phase: Exam and interview (in PNG) (Jun-Jul/2024)
3rd phase: Final screening at MEXT HQ (end/2024)
* expected time of each phase is subject to change.
1st phase shortlisted candidates ONLY shall be contacted by the embassy around the middle of June together with notification of the dates for exam and interview which shall be conducted in the end of June or beginning of July.
Please see below URLs for guideline of required qualification and application documents.
●Research Students
Following URL can be of some help as well to better understand Japanese educational system.
-Those who are interested and wish to apply for are kindly requested to read the guideline very carefully and prepare the application documents as required.
-It should be noted that incomplete applications will not be evaluated and will be disqualified. Every year, many applications are disqualified due to lack of required applications documents, insufficient academic transcript that does not cover the required period, lack of recommendation letter, etc.
-As for the medical certificate required in the guideline, it is only required for those who advance to exam/interview phase.
For any queries, please contact Ms. Dorothy Toredau or Ms. Rulyn Saime by email
or phone 3211800 (email is preferable).