15th May 2017

MEXT Research Scholarship 2018

  • Only UAE nationals may apply
  • Applicants must have been born on or after April 2, 1983
  • Deadline to apply: (Thursday 6 July 2017)
  • Written tests and interviews (Saturday 15 July 2017)

Required Documents:
Applicants must submit the following documents to the Japanese Embassy by the required date. The submitted documents will not be returned.
 
No. Documents 1 original 2 copies Remarks Downloads
Please make sure to read the application guideline carefully. Application Guideline 
1 Passport copy     1 colored copy  
2 Application form Please use the FY2018 application form.

The applicant’s photo of clear quality, taken within six months of submission, to be attached to the Application Form (original and copies).
The photograph should be 4.5 x 3.5 cm.
Application Form
3 Field of Study and Research Program Plan
 (a prescribed form)
Please use the FY2018 application form.  Field of Study and Research Program Plan Form
4 Certified grade transcript for each academic year from
the last university attended
The copy must be attested by
an authorized person of the university.
 
5 Graduation certificate or degree certificate of
the last university attended
The copy must be attested by
an authorized person of the university.
 
6 Recommendation from the president/dean or
the adviser of the last university attended
Free format, samples available. Recommendation Form- Sample
7 Medical certificate Please use the FY2018 application form. Medical Certificate
8 Abstracts of theses    
9 Recommendation from the present employer If applicant is currently employed. (free format, sample available) Recommendation Form- Sample
10 Photograph(s) showing applicant's own works of art or
a recorded CD of musical performance
Only for those majoring in fine arts or music.  
11 Placement Preference Form (a prescribed form)   Please use the FY2018 application form.  Placement Preference Application Form 2018 

  
Notes:
  • An application will not be examined unless all the documents mentioned above are fully and correctly completed
  • Any extra certificates & documents (other than those mentioned above) will not be considered.
  • The submitted documents will not be returned.
  • IELTS/TOEFL are not required.
  • All documents (including Passport copy) must be submitted to the Embassy (by hand, post or courier)
  • Please write on the envelop:
    MEXT Research Scholarship 2018
    Culture and Information Section
    Embassy of Japan in the UAE
  • For inquiries please contact the Embassy of Japan in Abu Dhabi, Cultural Section through:
    Phone: 02-4435696