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MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship in Japan for Canadian students

Applications are invited for Fully funded MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship in Japan for Canadian students.

Fully Funded Scholarships presents Undergraduate Scholarships (2020) in Japan for Canadian students

Details of Scholarship

Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is offering scholarships to Canadian students wishing to pursue their undergraduate studies at a Japanese university.

The university which a grantee will enter will be decided by MEXT in consultation with the university and the preparatory educational institution and in comprehensive consideration of the results of the academic examinations in the First Screening conducted at the Japanese Embassy or Consulate (hereinafter referred to “Japanese diplomatic mission”) in the country of applicant’s nationality, academic achievement at the preparatory educational institution, the grantee’s proposed major subject, and the receiving capacity of the university. No objection by the grantee against the decision will be allowed.

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Benefits under scholarship

Successful MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship in Japan applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Full tuition fee
  • Monthly allowance of 117,000 yen per month
  • Supplemental regional allowance of 2,000 yen or 3,000 yen per month will be added to the monthly scholarship amount for the grantees studying or conducting research in specially designated regions 
  • Round-trip flight between Japan and Canada

Eligibility for scholarship

To be eligible for Fully funded MEXT Undergraduate scholarships, an applicant must:

  • be a Canadian citizen
  • have high school diploma or higher
  • be born on or after April 2, 1995 (for the 2020 recruitment)


Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application for Undergraduate Scholarship in Japan:

  • Application Form (a prescribed form for 2020)
  • Direct Placement Preference Form (a prescribed form for applicants for direct placement only)
  • Academic transcripts for all school years of school/university attended
  • Recommendation letter from the principal or the teacher of the last school attended
  • Medical certificate (a prescribed form for 2020)
  • Certificate of enrolment (for an applicant currently enrolled in a university)
  • Certificate of passage of university entrance qualification examination (if applicable)

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Fully Funded Scholarships presents Undergraduate Scholarships (2020) in Japan for Canadian students

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