Study in Japan! 2019 Japanese Government Scholarship: Research, Undergraduate, Specialized Training College, and College of Technology Categories Now Open for Applications

The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) of the Embassy of Japan is now accepting applications for the Research, Undergraduate, Specialized Training College, and College of Technology categories of the 2019 Japanese Government (MEXT/Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Program.

All Filipino citizens who meet the following qualifications are eligible to apply:
 
 
Category
 
Requirements
 
Age
Years of Study  
Fields of Study
•College graduate preferably with 16 years of formal education
•Clear and feasible research proposal
•Good academic standing
Under 35 years old  
2 to 5 years
 
Social Sciences, Humanities, and Natural Sciences
 
Note: Applicants should apply for the field of study they majored in at university or its related field.
Undergraduate •High school graduate
•Good academic standing
 
17 to 24 years old
 
5 years
 
Social Sciences, Humanities, and Natural Sciences
 
Specialized Training College •High school graduate
•Good academic standing
17 to 24 years old 3 years  
Technology, Personal Care and Nutrition, Education and Welfare, Business, Fashion and Home Economics, Culture and General Education
 
College of Technology •High school graduate
•Good academic standing
17 to 24 years old 4 to 4.5 years Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information Communication and Network Engineering, Materials Engineering, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Maritime Engineering 


Application forms and detailed information on prerequisites are available at the JICC Library or may be viewed and downloaded from the Embassy Website: (http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_000193.html).

All applicants are strongly advised to read the guidelines and prerequisites uploaded on the Embassy Website carefully prior to submitting an application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

The deadline for submission of applications is on Friday, May 18, 2018. ONLY hard copies printed on A4-size paper and mailed through courier or hand-delivered to the Embassy will be accepted.

The application process consists of a document screening, written exams, and an interview.

Free scholarship consultations are offered at the JICC Library every Friday from 9 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Interested individuals and walk-in visitors are welcome, but must present a valid ID at the gates to secure access to the Embassy premises.

For inquiries, please call or visit:

Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC)
Embassy of Japan
2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300
Tel: (02) 551-5710 locals 2313, 2318, or 4210