Japanese Government Scholarships


Did you know that for more than 60 years, the Japanese Government has received Filipinos, among other nationals from all over the world, to study in Japan? For the past several years, an annual average of 100 scholars from the Philippines have been sent to study in Japan under six different scholarship programs presented below.


Applications are processed through the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan.


★Applications for all categories of the 2021 Japanese Government Scholarship Program are CLOSED.★ 

For more information on the different programs, please click the category you are applying for.

Disclaimer: The application process for the 2022 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program is not yet announced or is subject to change under unavoidable circumstances. Due to the COVID-19 and other factors, it may not be possible to conduct the recruitment and selection according to the originally announced schedule. The application process may be delayed, suspended or cancelled.

● There are no face-to-face scholarship consultations scheduled for now.

● Please Like and Follow the Embassy's official Facebook page for updates on the scholarship appplication schedules, consultation sessions, and other related activities.

FB: Embassy of Japan in the Philippines Facebook page

● Email : scholarship@ma.mofa.go.jp

Japanese Government Application Schedule and Process
★Schedule prior to applications for school year 2021. Please note that the timetable for this year may differ to previous years★

Sample Exams :
Past exams can be viewed here.  

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