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Guideline for MEXT(Japanese Goverment) Scholarship 2023 – By Embassy of Japan In Ethiopia

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Introduction

          Monbukagakusho, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology(MEXT) offers various scholarships for non-Japanese nationals wishing to study in Japan. In Ethiopia, the Ministry offers scholarship programs for Research Students, Undergraduate Students and College of Technology Students.

 

Guideline for MEXT Scholarship 2023 – By Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia

 

 

 

1. Eligible Nationality

 


Only those with Ethiopian Nationality can apply through the Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia. Non-Ethiopian citizens need apply through the Japanese Embassy/Consulates in their country of citizenship.

 

2. Types of Scholarship

 

The Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia only offers:

 

A. Research Student program

 

Applicants MUST read through the Application Guidelines below and follow the instructions. Application Forms along with Certificate of Health, and Recommendation Letter should be submitted to the Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country. These documents can be printed out and filled in by hand-written, typed out, or filled in with software applications and printed out.

 

 

Application Guidelines
Application Guidelines for Research StudentsOpen PDF file
Application Guidelines for Research Students (in Japanese)Open PDF file

 

Application Forms
Application Form for FY2023Open PDF file
Placement Preference Application Form for FY2023Open PDF file
Field of Study and Research PlanOpen PDF file
Certificate of HealthOpen PDF file
Note: Certificate of Health must be filled in by a professional medical doctor.
Recommendation Letter SampleOpen PDF file
Note: This is a sample. Any form/style of letter is to be accepted.

 

B. Undergraduate Student program

 

Applicants MUST read through the Application Guidelines below and follow the instructions. Application Forms along with Certificate of Health, and Recommendation Letter should be submitted to the Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country. These documents can be printed out and filled in by hand-written, typed out, or filled in with software applications and printed out.

Application Guidelines
Application Guidelines for Undergraduate StudentsOpen PDF file
Application Guidelines for Undergraduate Students (in Japanese)Open PDF file
Application Forms
Application Form for FY2023Open PDF file
Direct Placement Preference Application Form for FY2023Open PDF file
Certificate of HealthOpen PDF file
Note: Certificate of Health must be filled in by a professional medical doctor.
Recommendation Letter SampleOpen PDF file
Note: This is a sample. Any form/style of letter is to be accepted.

Past Examination Questions

 

C. College of Technology Student program

 

Applicants MUST read through the Application Guidelines below and follow the instructions. Application Forms along with Certificate of Health, and Recommendation Letter should be submitted to the Japanese embassy or consulate general in your country. These documents can be printed out and filled in by hand-written, typed out, or filled in with software applications and printed out.

 

 

Application Guidelines
Application Guidelines for College of Technology (KOSEN) StudentsOpen PDF file
Application Guidelines for College of Technology (KOSEN) Students (in Japanese)Open PDF file
Application Forms
Application Form for FY2023Open PDF file
Majors and Related Key Terms for Fields of StudyOpen PDF file
Certificate of Health Open PDF file
Note: Certificate of Health must be filled in by a professional medical doctor.
Recommendation Letter SampleOpen PDF file
Note: This is a sample. Any form/style of letter is to be accepted.

Past Examination Questions

 

 

* The Embassy do not process applications for other programs.

 

3. Submission of the application

 

 

All the application documents need to be sent by postal service to the address below. Submitting applications by hand or Email is not acceptable. The deadline for applications to reach the Embassy is by Thursday 2 June, 2022.

Embassy of Japan
Cultural and Press Division (MEXT Scholarship)
P.O. Box 5650
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

4. Point of Attention

 

Depending on the COVID-19 situation, the schedule of selection provided here may change anytime or the selection process can be canceled with short notice. Any change will be announced here, it will not be informed individually. Please visit this website regularly for updates.
・Please read the guideline carefully before you apply to make sure you meet all qualifications required.
・Documents submitted are non-returnable.
・All application documents need to be typed. Hand written application would not be accepted.
・All documents have to be printed out vertically with A4 paper.
・Photo should be glued, not stapled.

 

Screening process

 

  1. Document Screening

Applicants must submit sets of documents as enumerated in Application Guideline to the Embassy of Japan no later than Thursday 2 June, 2022. Incomplete application and application received after this date will not be processed.

  1. Written Examination (tentatively in the end of June)

Those who pass the Documentary Screening will be invited to the Written Examination.

  1. Interview (tentatively in the end of June)

Those who pass the Written Examination will proceed to Interview Session.
*Written Exam and Interview will be conducted physically in the Embassy of Japan in Addis Ababa, days in a row.

  1. Issuance of Passing Certificate for the Primary Screening (tentatively in August)

Those who pass the abovementioned process are issued a Passing Certificate for the Primary Screening to be apply for Japanese universities.

2. Secondary Screening
The Secondary Screening will be conducted in Tokyo, based upon the evaluation of the examination and application set submitted to the Embassy. There will not be any physical exam or interview in this process.
This screening will be conducted world-wide competition.

 

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