The Government of Japan offers a scholarship program for “TEACHER TRAINING STUDENTS” to qualified Vanuatu teachers to study in Japan.
Field of Study
The study/training is implemented only in the universities/study courses listed in a webpage of
"Course Guide of Japanese Studies Program".
(1) Age: Applicants must be born on or after April 2, 1986.

(2) Academic Background: Applicants must satisfy the following two conditions.

(2-a) Applicants must be graduates of universities or teacher training schools and have worked as teachers at primary/secondary educational institutions or teacher training schools (excluding universities) in their home countries for a total period of five years or more as of October 1, 2021. In-service faculty members in a higher education institution are not eligible.
(2-b) Japanese Language Ability: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan. Applicants must also have the ability to do research and adapt to living in Japan.
(3) Term of Scholarship: The scholarship period is the necessary period for the completion of the accepting university’s training course, which should be between October 2021 (or the starting month of the course) and March 2023. Extension of the scholarship period is not permitted.
Selection Process
a. Application Deadline: 29 January 2021 (received by the Ministry of Education (Scholarship Section))
(Please write “MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship - Teacher Training 2021” on your envelope).
b. Examination (English/Japanese) and Interview: Middle of February 2021
c. Announcement of Primary Selection: End of February 2021
d. Announcement of Successful Candidates: End of May 2021
Guidelines and details
Application Form

For any inquiry, please contact by telephone no.: 29393 or email: embjpn@vu.mofa.go.jp
Completed forms must reach the Ministry of Education (Scholarship Section) by 4:00pm on 29 January 2021.