Japanese government scholarship supports foreign students who study in higher education institutions, selected on the recommendation of Japanese Embassy/Consulate General, University, or Authority.
Supporting privately financed foreign students with good grades who have financial difficulties in studying at higher education institutions in Japan.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology （MEXT） held “Japan Study Program” from March 8 to March 18 to help international students to correctly understand the current situation of Japan through various activities in the Tokyo metropolis and the Tohoku region.
Japan Study Program
Overall information for scholarships for study in Japan is available at the following pages.
The Information Center for International Education offers information regarding study in Japan and abroad to promote student exchange at higher education level between Japan and various countries overseas.
The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students （EJU） is used to evaluate whether international students who wish to study at the undergraduate level at universities or other such higher educational institutions in Japan possess the Japanese language skills and the basic academic abilities needed to study at those institutions.
Holding Japan Education Fairs outside Japan with Japanese universities for providing students who intend to study in Japan with new and precise information concerned with higher education systems, procedures for study abroad, living in Japan, and education and research at each university.
Information on Japanese schools （universities, colleges and Japanese language institutes） and special courses （University Degree Courses Offered in English etc.） for international students is available at this page.
Implementing research and development of learning materials of Japanese lifestyle guidance such as Japanese education for pre-college of Japanese language institutes so that pre-college students can be engaged in studying Japanese language.
Supporting activities for foreign students by private company such as the program to accept overseas students to a company dormitory for employees and international exchanges between foreign students and local communities.
Contacts Higher Education Bureau Student Support and Exchange Division