Call for Application for MEXT Scholarship for 2021 (Research Students)

The Government of Japan offers scholarship for postgraduate studies for Lebanese nationals under 35 years old (born on or after April 2, 1986).  Application guidelines and Application forms can be downloaded from here.
All the applicants are required to submit the relevant documents to the Embassy of Japan in Lebanon by 15:00 August 7, 2020. Please note that the documents submitted to the Embassy will not be returned.
The expected schedule of the first screening is as follows:
1.  Documents Screening
  • Deadline of submission of application to the Embassy: 15:00 Friday, August 7, 2020.
  • Result: Thursday, September 3, 2020
2.  Writing Exam
  • Exam date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
  • Result: Thursday, September 10, 2020
3.  Interview
  • Interview date: Tuesday, September 15; and Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Should you have any question regarding the application process, please inquire through an email at  or  call at 71-605-010
*Please note that the screening process is susceptible to suspension or cancellation, depending on situations of the spread of COVID-19.