MEXT RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP 2022 (for Masters and Ph.D)

2021/4/23

Japanese Government MEXT Research scholarships for the year 2022
* Embassy has finished contacting the shortlisted candidates via email


Guidelines, application form and other supporting documents can be downloaded directly from the link below. You can also find past examination questions on this linked page. Please read the application guideline thoroughly before applying.

https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/smap-stopj-applications-research.html
 
Last date to apply for the scholarship was 21st May 2021. 

Required Documents

The following documents (in given order) should be submitted before the deadline: 
1. Mark Sheet Form
2. Application Form (1 original, 1 copy)
3. Research Plan (1 original, 1 copy)

4. Attested copies of transcripts for all universities attended.​ (1 copy with original attestation, 1 copy)
(Attestation by University, Gazetted Officer or a Professor. HEC attestation is mandatory, if selected).
      Applicants must submit the following documents according to his/her academic background:
      (a) Applicants who have already graduated from a university’s undergraduate program: an academic transcript of the program;
      (b) Applicants who have already completed a degree program at a graduate school: academic transcripts of both the undergraduate and the graduate programs;
      (c) Applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate degree: an academic transcript that covers from the year of enrollment to the term for which grades have been
          determined at the time of application for the scholarship;
      (d) Applicants who are pursuing a graduate school degree: an academic transcript of the undergraduate program and an academic transcript of the degree program at the
          graduate school that covers from the year of enrollment to the term for which grades have been determined at the time of application for the scholarship.

5. Attested copy of certification of graduation or degree certificate of university attended.  (1 copy with original attestation, 1 copy)
     Applicants must submit the following documents according to his/her academic background:
     (a) Applicants who have already graduated from a university’s undergraduate program: a certificate of graduation from the undergraduate program;
     (b) Applicants who have already completed a graduate school degree: certificates of graduation from both the undergraduate and graduate programs;
     (c) Applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate degree: a certificate of prospective graduation from the undergraduate program;
     (d) Applicants who are pursuing a graduate degree: a certificate of graduation from the undergraduate program and a certificate of prospective graduation from the degree
          program at the graduate school.

6. Recommendation Letter from the president/dean or the academic advisor at the current or last university attended. (1 original, 1 copy)
7. Health Certificate (1 original, 1 copy)
8. Abstract of theses (if applicable) (1 original, 1 copy)
9. Recommendation letter from the present employer (if applicable) (1 original, 1 copy)


NOTE:
  • Submitted documents will not be returned.
  • Application should be unstapled and printed on A4 size paper. 
  • Certificates & documents, other than those mentioned above, will not be considered.
  • Embassy will only contact the shortlisted applicants by July 2021

Applicants who wish to appear for test & interview in Islamabad (if shortlisted), should send application at the following address

Please write this outside the envelope carrying your application:
MEXT Research Scholarship Application 
Public Affairs Section

Embassy of Japan
53-70, Ramna 5/4 
Diplomatic Enclave 1 
Islamabad 44000
For queries regarding the application:
Tel : +92 (51) 9072500
Fax : +92 (51) 9072-357
E.mail : culture@ib.mofa.go.jp 

 

Applicants (from Karachi,Baluchistan and Quetta) who will appear for test & interview in Karachi (if shortlisted), should send application at the following address

Please write this outside the envelope carrying your application:
MEXT Research Scholarship Application 
Consulate General of Japan

6/2 Civil Lines 
Abdullah Haroon Road 
Karachi, Pakistan
 
For queries regarding the application:
Tel : +92 (21) 3522-0800 

Fax : +92 (21) 3522-0815 





NOTE: 
Due to the large number of applications received every year, we are unable to confirm receipt of documents. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview. Any inquiries made as to why someone has not been shortlisted will not be entertained. Only complete applications will be considered for the scholarship.