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Japanese Government Scholarship Information

2016 applications opened Monday, 4th May 2015.

Application deadline Wednesday, 3rd June 2015.


The Japanese Government’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Technology (MEXT) offers scholarships to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese higher education institutions such as graduate schools, universities, colleges of technologies and specialised training colleges.

Scholarships offered to Kenyan citizens

  1. Research (Graduate) Students
  2. Undergraduate Students
  3. College of Technology Students (Koto-Senmon Gakko Students)
  4. Specialized Training College Students (Senshu Gakko Students)
  5. Teacher Training Students

The Embassy of Japan will be holding two seminars in order to share more information on the scholarship. The details are as follows:

Date: Saturday 9th & Wednesday 13th May 2015
Time: 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

In order for one to attend the seminar, registration is required. To register, kindly, send an email to or call 020-2898513. When registering, please provide us with your name and contact details. In addition to this, kindly specify the day you would like to attend the seminar. Deadline for registration for the Saturday seminar is Friday, 8th May 2015 at 4:00pm while the registration deadline for the Wednesday seminar is Tuesday, 12th May at 4:00pm.



Scholarships offered to Eritrean citizens

  1. Research (Graduate) Students


Scholarships offered to Seychellois citizens

  1. Research (Graduate) Students
  2. Undergraduate Students


Scholarships offered to Somali citizens

  1. Research (Graduate) Students

Click here to read about the experience of Ms. Monica Kahumburu, a MEXT Alumni.


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