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2627 Roxas Boulevard, 1300 Pasay City, Philippines
Phone:  551-5710 Ext. 2314/2316 Fax: 551-5784
E-mail: press@ma.mofa.go.jp

Press Office - PR#27–2010, April 15, 2010


Do you want to study in Japan?

Applications now open for 2011 Japanese Government Scholarships



Yrs. of Study
Fields of Study

•12 yrs of formal education
(from Grade 1)

•Good academic standing

17 to 21

Social Sciences, Humanities and Natural Sciences
Professional Training
Civil Eng, Electrical Eng; Electronics; Wireless Communication, Business, Nursery Teacher Training, Nourishment, Travel, Music, Dress Making, Design, Photography, etc.

College of


•11 yrs of formal education
(from Grade 1)

•Good academic standing

Mechanical Eng, Electrical & Electronic Eng, Information, Communication & Network Eng, Materials Eng, Architecture & Civil Eng, Maritime Eng, etc.


(Research Student, Master's, or Doctoral Course)

•16 yrs of formal education
(from Grade 1)

•Clear and feasible research proposal

•Good academic standing

Under 35


Social Sciences, Humanities and Natural Sciences

* For Research Category: If grantee desires to proceed to a regular graduate course from a Research Student course, or to a doctoral course from a master's course or a professional graduate course, he/she may have the term of his/her scholarship extended upon successfully passing the examination by MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan) provided that he/she has outstanding academic achievement that meets certain criteria.


These scholarships are open to all Filipino citizens. Application forms are available at the JICC Library in Manila, the Consular Offices of Japan in Cebu City and Davao City, or may be downloaded from the Embassy Website:
(www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/culture/scholarship/index.htm). Deadline for submission of requirements is on May 28, 2010 (Friday).


The selection process is composed of several stages, i.e. document screening, written exams & interviews. Only selected applicants at each stage will be notified for further instructions.


Free scholarship consultations are also held at the library of the Embassy of Japan every Friday at 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM and 2:00-4:30 PM. Interested individuals are requested to bring a valid ID so they can enter the embassy premises.




For more information, visit or call:


Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC)

Embassy of Japan

2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300

Tel #: (02) 551-5710 local 2313 and 2317

Consular Office of Japan, Cebu

7/F Keppel Ctr., Samar Loop cor. Cardinal Rosales Ave

Cebu Business Park, 6000 Cebu City

Tel #: (032) 231-7321/22

Consular Office of Japan, Davao

Suite B305m, 3/F, Plaza de Luisa Complex

140 Ramon Magsaysay Ave., 8000 Davao City

Tel #: (082) 221-3100



Other useful links about studying in Japan:


Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide



Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (Japan)



University degree courses offered in English (JASSO)



Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan) JASSO http://www.jasso.go.jp/scholarship/short_term_e.html


Japan Study Support