The MEXT scholarship for postgraduate studies


Study in Japan Guide     Studay in Japan

The Government of Japan offers scholarship for postgraduate studies for Lebanese nationals under 35 years old, who will have graduated before July 6, 2017. The scholarship program covers all the fields of study at all the Japanese universities and will provide full coverage of tuition and monthly allowance to the students (see Application guidelines).

All the applicants are required to submit the relevant documents (Application form, Certificate of health, Field of Study and Research Program plan and Placement Preference form) to the Embassy of Japan in Lebanon before 15:00 June 16, 2017.


P.S. Please note that the documents applied to the Embassy cannot be returned.



The schedule of screening is as follows:

  1. First screening: Documents

    2. Second screening: Writing exam

     3. Third screening: Interview

     4. Fourth screening: MEXT decision:                                September 2017- January, 2018


     5. Final acceptance:                                                          January – February, 2018