Undergraduate & Research Categories
The Japanese Monbukagakusho, or MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) offers different types of scholarships once a year, to Australian nationals who wish to study at Japanese universities.
This scholarship is offered to foreign students who wish to undertake undergraduate studies at Japanese universities in principle for the duration of five years including one year of Japanese training. If you were born between the 2nd of April, 1992 and the 1st of April, 1997 and hold Australian citizenship you may be eligible to apply.
Research (Postgraduate) Category
This scholarship is offered to foreign students who wish to undertake postgraduate studies at Japanese universities for the duration of two years including six months of Japanese training. If you were born after the 2nd of April, 1979 and hold Australian citizenship, you may be eligible to apply.
Applications for both categories are due by close of business on Wednesday the 12th of June, 2013.
With the support of Anglo American Metallurgical Coal (AAMC) and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd, the American Field Service (AFS) is pleased to announce that one full scholarship to Japan is available to a lucky student on an Intensive Program (for six weeks) departing in December 2013.
The program aims to provide a young Australian, aged between 15 and 18, with a life-changing experience in Japan. The scholarship funds the entire short program AFS participation fee to Japan.
Applications close on the 1st of July, 2013.
The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), in conjunction with AFS Intercultural Programs are offering an opportunity for Australian students aged between 15 and 18 and learning Japanese to visit Japan as a part of the MEXT program.
Eight partial scholarships, valued at around $7500 are now open to students of Australian high schools learning Japanese to spend three weeks in Japan, departing in October 2013.
The MEXT program is open to students of Japanese language and it gives participants the opportunity to improve their language skills and learn about Japanese culture while living with a Japanese host family. This is an excellent way to accelerate your language acquisition and learn about Japanese culture – all during the school holidays!