Japanese Government Scholarships 2022 for College of Technology (CT)

Level of Study: Undergraduate level leading to Associate Degree (Diploma)

Subject of Study: Please refer to the list of preferred fields and preferred major elements and choose the one you are interested in.

Deadline:  28 May 2021

Start-Date: 2022 intake

Value: 117,000 yen (Approx. Rs.82,978) per month



MEXT scholarship is a fully funded famous scholarship program offered by the Japanese government for College of Technology students. This scholarship is available to all countries who have diplomatic relations with Japan. For the selected candidates, Japanese Government will cover all the expenses during the scholarship period. Applications for MEXT Japanese scholarships for 2022 are open now and interested candidates can apply by submitting the application form.

Number of Awards: Up to 15 (Those successful 15 applicants who pass the first screening will proceed to the world-wide final screening by MEXT.)

Duration of the Scholarship:

From April 2022 to March 2026 (Including one-year preparatory intensive courses of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs, mathematics, and other subjects needed for the preparation to proceed to a college of technology.)
From April 2022 to September 2026 for scholarship grantees majoring in maritime engineering, the scholarship period will be four and a half years.


The MEXT Japanese scholarships are fully funded scholarships and international students interested to study in Japan at the college of technology can select their preferred field of study and apply for the scholarship..

  1. Selected applicants will be offered a scholarship amount of 117,000 yen (Approx. Rs.82,978) per month to pursue their undergraduate course.
  2. A supplemental regional allowance of 2,000 yen or 3,000 yen per month will be added to the monthly scholarship amount for the grantees studying or conducting research in specially designated regions
  3. Fees for the entrance examination, matriculation, and tuition at universities will be paid by MEXT.
  4. Economy class round trip airfare travel expenses will be covered


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Have the nationality of one of the countries that have a diplomatic relation with Japan.
  2. Applicants, in principle, must be born on or after April 2, 1997
  3. Applicants who have completed 11 years of schooling in countries other than Japan.
  4. Applicants who are eligible for transfer admission to a third-year course at a college of technology at the time of application.
  5. A minimum of 65% marks at 12th grade are required.
  6. Must be willing to learn Japanese language.
  7. Must submit a health certificate in the prescribed format signed by a physician.

How to apply:

To apply for the Japanese Government scholarships offered for college of technology students, candidates have to submit the required documents and forms within the deadline to the addresses mentioned in the official website.

Required documents and forms:

  1. Application Form
  2. Academic transcript(s) for all school years of school/university attended
  3. Certificate(s) of graduation of school/university attended
  4. Recommendation letter from either a class teacher or principal of last school attended
  5. Medical certificate
  6. Certificate of enrollment (If applicable)
  7. Certificate of language proficiency (If applicable)

If you have any clarifications regarding the applications and forms to be submitted, please check the application guidelines.

Assessment Process

First screening of the applicants will be done by Japanese diplomatic mission based on the submitted application documents, written academic examinations and interviews.

Applicants who have passed the First Screening will be recommended to MEXT. MEXT will then conduct the Second Screening of the recommended applicants and decide the scholarship grantees.

Selected applicants will be informed about the final result by the end of January 2022


Email: jpemb.anshula@nd.mofa.go.jp (Ms. Anshula) (For inquiry only.)


Visit the official scholarship website to find out more details about Japanese Government scholarships offered to research students.

It is important to check out the scholarship application guidelines before you apply for the scholarship.


The Japanese Government announced the fully funded MEXT Japanese scholarships for 2022 and candidates who plan to study in college of technology in Japan can apply for this scholarship within the deadline. This is the largest scholarship program where Japanese Government will cover al the expenses for tuition fee to airfare expense.

Selected candidates can study in the Japanese Universities where all types of study options are available. The purpose of these Japanese 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 contribute to the development of both countries’ worldwide.

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