Study in Japan-Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship for 2023 For PNG Students

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The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships for 2023 to Papua New Guinean students in the following two categories

1. Research Students

This scholarship provides graduate education in the fields of applicants major for the period from one and half years or longer depending on the student’s achievements. Applicants must have completed a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree and must be born on or after 2nd of April 1988. 6 months of preparatory education in Japanese language can be offered if required.

2.Specialized Training College Students

This scholarship provides vocational education for the period of three years. Applicants must have completed Grade 12 (or will have completed Grade 12 by March 2023) and must be born on or after 2nd of April 1998. The scholarship period includes 1 year preparatory education in Japanese language. It’s courses include;

  • Civil Engineering & Architecture,
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer,
  • Business Management
  • Cooking and Confectionary
  • Accounting and Book Keeping
  • Japanese/Western dress making
  • Music
  • Design
  • Photography
  • Interpretation & Translation, etc

Applications forms and Guidelines

Application forms and guidelines are available at the Scholarship Section of the Embasy of Japan in Port Moresby (corner of Sir John Guise Drive and Godwit Road, Waigani) or website below.

Deadline for Application

Completed application forms with all required documents must be submitted to the Scholarship Section of the Embassy of Japan, No later than 10th of June 2022. Submission by email or fax will not be acceptable. Submitted documents will not be returned and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by 17th June 2022

For more information, please contact Ms Dorothy Toredau or Ms Carol Sasa by email  /  / or phone 3211800 (email is preferable)

Embassy of Japan

Godwit Road, Waigani, P.O.BOX 1040, Port Moresby, National Capital District