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Japanese Government Scholarship Information

2016 applications closed Wednesday, 3rd June 2015.

Information about the 2016 scholarships is included below for reference only.


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


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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