Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2017

The Government of Japan is now offering 3 categories of scholarships to qualified nationals of Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu for studies in Japan.  The categories are mentioned below. 

For Fiji nationals; Completed application forms and all necessary documents need to be submitted to the Embassy of Japan in Fiji by 4:30pm on Tuesday, 12 July 2016. 

For Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu nationals; Please contact the Ministry of Education in your respective countries.  (Completed application forms and all necessary documents should be submitted to the Ministry of Education, Scholarship Section, your country by Friday, 24 June 2016.)
 
Scholarship Categories:
1. RESEARCH STUDENT (Postgraduate)
2. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT (Degree Course)
3. SPECIALIZED TRAINING COLLEGE STUDENT (Diploma Course)
 
Please open and study the following application guidelines, application forms and necessary documents to be submitted to the Embassy.
 
1. RESEARCH STUDENTS
(1) Application Guidelines
(2) Application Form
(3) Placement Preference Form
(4) Field of Study and Study Program
(5) Letter of Acceptance
(6) Certificate of Health
(7) Recommendation Form
 
2. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
(1) Application Guidelines
(2) Application Form
(3) Placement Preference Form
(4) Undergraduate Research Field (scroll down for the link)
(5) Certificate of Health
 
3. SPECIALIZED TRAINING COLLEGE STUDENTS
(1) Application Guidelines
(2) Application Form
(3) Major and Related Subjects for Fields of Study
(4) Certificate of Health
 
Please also visit the website provided below to access examination questions from 2007 to 2010, for your preparation of written examinations.
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0308e.html#1
 
NOTE:
* Please state “Scholarship Section” on the envelope if you are sending your application and necessary documents by post or hand delivery.
* Applications can be submitted for one scholarship category only per person.
* Certificate of Health needs to be submitted after applicants have been shortlisted.
* Application guidelines, application forms and further information can also be obtained at the Embassy of Japan, Level 2, BSP Life Centre, Thomson Street, Suva.
* Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.  All the documents submitted will not be returned.
*In order to attend to candidate’s enquiries, the Embassy plans for a Scholarship Advisor to be present at the Embassy Library later in May and June 2016.
* For Fiji nationals; selected candidates for examinations/interviews will be notified by e-mail or phone in the middle of July 2016. Examinations and interviews will be held in late July 2016.
*For Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu nationals; selected candidates for examination/interviews will be notified by email or phone by the end of June 2016. Examinations and interviews will be held for the selected candidates. The venue for examinations and interviews will be notified to those who are selected in due course.
* For more enquiries, please contact Ms. Mele Raturaga on phone: +679-330-4633 or email: eojculture@fj.mofa.go.jp