UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Undergraduate Student Scholarships are for high school graduates who wish to study at a Japanese university. The awards are tenable for five years including the one-year Japanese language program at a Japanese language school prior to attending a Japanese university as an undergraduate student. To apply, applicants must:
All applications must be received at our office below by Monday, June 7th, 2021.
Due to COVID19, the MEXT Scholarship will only accept applications by mail and drop off appointments. Drop off will only be available on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please make an appointment by emailing
Please mail applications to the following address: .
Attn: MEXT Scholarship Program
Consulate General of Japan in New York
299 Park Ave, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10171
* We suggest mailing documents with a tracking number.
Exam: June 24th, 2021 (Tentative)
Interview: June 14th – June 30th, 2021 (Tentative)
To download application forms and instructions for applying, please visit the "Study in Japan: A Comprehensive Guide" website.
Study in Japan: A Comprehensive Guide Website
For inquiries, please feel free to contact the Japan Information Center at (212) 418-4463 or send an e-mail. (Click here)
Phone inquiries will be answered Monday - Friday 9:15AM - 5:45PM, except on holidays. If the MEXT coordinator is not reached after the first call, please try again later.