2025 Government of Japan (MEXT) Undergraduate Scholarship – Applications Open

Applications for the 2025 Undergraduate Scholarship offered by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) are now being accepted. This scholarship is intended for students who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at a Japanese university.

The scholarship covers:

1. Full tuition

2. Monthly allowance

3. Round-trip flight between Japan and Canada

The Undergraduate Scholarship is aimed at high school graduates, born on or after April 2, 2000 (for the 2025 scholarship year). The term of the scholarship is 5 years, beginning in April 2025 (including one year of Japanese language training).
Application guides and forms are available through the links on the website:  Deadline for the 2025 scholarship year: May 31, 2024.
Applicants who successfully pass the written application screening are required to undertake an interview and examinations (as outlined in the application guidelines). Candidate interviews and examinations will be held in June or July on a date determined by the Consulate General of Japan. Interviews and examinations must be conducted in-person at the Consulate General of Japan’s offices in downtown Vancouver.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at 604.684.5868  EXT 240 or by Email at cdudley@vc.mofa.go.jp