The College of Technology Scholarship offers applicants the opportunity to spend 4 years at a Japanese college of technology. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese college of technology of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.
Fields of study allowed are Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information Communication and Network Engineering, Materials Engineering, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering, and other fields.
Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. Applicants with no official nationality are also eligible to apply. An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible.
Applicant screening will be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the country of applicant’s nationality.
The scholarship period will last for 4 years including 1 year preparatory education in the Japanese language and other subjects. For scholarship grantees majoring in Maritime Engineering, the scholarship period will be 4 ½ years.
Allowance of 117,000 yen per month, if the research is in a designated region, there would be an additional of 2,000 or 3,000 per yen per month
Economy class airplane ticket from the international airport nearest to home country residence to the New Tokyo International Airport or international airport the appointed university uses
Expenses in inland transportation from home address to the international airport, airport tax, airport usage fees, special taxes on travel
Economy class airplane ticket from Japan to home country
Please read the PDF below2019_Guidelines_CofTechnology_E
This scholarship offers applicants the opportunity to spend up to 4 years at a Japanese college of technology. All applicants are strongly advised to read the guidelines uploaded on the embassy website carefully prior to submitting an application.
The Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship, funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), is available to seven categories of students: 1) Research Students (Graduate-Degree Students and Research (non-degree) Students), 2) Teacher Training Students, 3) Undergraduate Students, 4) Japanese Studies Students, 5) College of Technology Students, 6) Professional Training College Students, and 7) Young Leaders Program (YLP) Students.
Due to the huge volume of applications received every year, they are unable to confirm receipt of documents from each applicant. Suggest you prepare a receiving copy, which can be signed by the Embassy staff who receives your document, or, for those delivered by courier (LBC, OCS, etc), please check with your courier service provider on how you can verify delivery/receipt of your documents.
Inquiries on application status will not be entertained. Place all documents in a single envelope or folder arranged according to the list. Number the documents (1 through 10) in the right upper corner.
All submitted documents will not be returned. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Further information, http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/culture/scholarship/
Submit your application to
Japan Information and Culture Center
Embassy of Japan
2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300
Telephone: 02 551 5710
Interested applicants may come to the JICC Library every Friday, 9am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4:30pm.
First come first serve basis.
Present a valid ID at the gate.
Telephone: 02 551 5710 local 4210, 2315, 2313