MEXT Scholarship Program Application (2022)

MEXT (Monbukagakusho) scholarships for 2022 Academic year is now open!
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study in Japan at Japanese universities/ colleges under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program.  The aim of this scholarship is to bridge friendship between Japan and Jordan.  We are looking for students who will contribute to the development of both countries and the wider world.
If you are interested, please carefully read the application guidelines and submit your paper application to our Embassy during the Embassy’s working hours.  Working hours :  . 

Application Deadline: June 3, 2021 / 4 PM Jordan Time. Early submissions are highly encouraged.

General Guidelines:
Please carefully read the Guidelines Document and  Frequently Asked Question document in the attached files here: FAQ
All application documents should be organized, labelled clearly and numbered as in the Checklist.
يرجى وضع طلب التقديم في ملف، مع مراعاة ترتيب الأوراق و ترقيمها و فصلها بشكل واضح و مرتب (ترتيب و ترقيم و فصل  الأوراق المطلوبة حسب التسلسل ).  
Please put the Applicant Information Sheet on the top of the other documents.  
Only paper applications are accepted.  Applications should be delivered to the Embassy before the deadline.  Applications can be delivered by hand or by a post mail company
Please make sure not to use last year's application forms (Use 2022 applications).  Please make sure to submit the right forms depending on the program you wish to apply for.  
Please note the number of copies/original document required.
The minimum academic requirements for the scholarship: 
o The minimum average for the undergraduate scholarships:
Tawjehi (or equivalent): 80% for engineering and any other scientific major, 85% for medical and dental study, and 70% for the other majors. 
o The minimum average for postgraduate scholarship: 
70% average on graduation on previous university education (undergraduate degree AND postgraduate degree if applying for a Ph.D. degree)
Departure for Japan:
The departure date will be decided by MEXT.  Please read the guidelines for each program for details. The academic year in Japan begins around April 1 and ends around March 31 the following year.  Enrollment may be either from the spring term (grantees arrive in Japan in April 2022, and start from the spring term) or from the autumn term (grantees arrive in Japan in September or October 2022, and start from the autumn term), depending on the university’s academic calendar.  Due to Coronavirus situation, exact dates could be changed.  
Only successful candidates who pass initial screening will be invited to the exams through an email by June 20, 2021.  If you don’t receive an email by June 20, 2021 from the embassy, this means you did not pass the initial screening. 
Exams will be held between June 20 and June 25, 2021 in the Japanese Embassy in Jordan.  Only successful candidates who pass the exam stage will be contacted by or before August 4th.
Interviews will be held during the first week of August, only successful candidates who pass all the screening by the Embassy will be contacted by or before August 15th.
The schedule is subject to change depending on circumstances.
Applicants who pass the Embassy selection stage of the application procedure will be expected to contact the universities (contact will be provided to the preliminary candidates only) to try and gain admission. The final selection will be made by MEXT after the university placement has been confirmed.
Please note that the exams can only be conducted at the Embassy of Japan in Jordan. 
Qualifying Examinations for Applicants for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships 

Scholarships and Application Documents:
o All classes will be given in the Japanese language (except where a grantee is directly placed at a university which requires no Japanese language ability)


Nationalities other than Jordanian: 

Those with a nationality other than Jordanian should contact the Embassy of Japan in their home country: