Online applications are invited by the Japanese government for MEXT Scholarships. Currently, the registration process is open for four categories research students, undergraduate students, college of technology students and specialised training college students.
Candidates can apply for these scholarships till May 28.
“The purpose of these scholarship programs is to accept excellent human resources from foreign countries, including India, to Japan, as international students, to promote mutual understanding with foreign countries and to form human networks, to strengthen the educational and research abilities of Japanese universities, and to make international intellectual contributions,” read a notification issued by the government.
“Owing to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19, there is a possibility that the application procedure could be changed or stopped at a later stage, and the Embassy may entirely cancel the selection of candidates of the scholarship programs, for the academic year 2022,” it added.