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 **The application window for the 2020 MEXT Research Students Scholarship is now closed.  The application window for 2021 scholarships is expected to open in April 2020. For your reference, please refer to the below for past application documents. Please note that these links of the application forms will be updated for 2021 scholarship applications in April 2020.


Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarship for 2020 for Research Students for Egyptian Nationalities

    Those with a nationality other than Egyptian should contact the Embassy of Japan in their home country.
    The Embassy of Japan in Egypt will select preliminary candidates through the documents screening, language examinations and interview.

    Those who have  been selected as preliminary candidates will be recommended to MEXT through a screening committee.


    Applicants who pass the Embassy selection stage of the application procedure will be expected to contact the universities listed on the form to try and

    gain admission.  The final selection will be made by MEXT after the university placement has been confirmed.

     Please note that the Language examinations and interviews can only be conducted at the Embassy of Japan in Egypt and not available online such as Skype or elsewhere.


l  Application submission date:


Ø  BY HAND: ONLY on Tuesday, 14th  and on Wednesday, 15th May 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..

·      Application documents will be accepted ONLY on the above two days.

·      Any application documents submitted other than the above dates will not be considered for screening.

·      All Application documents must be submitted together.


Ø  BY POST: Must be delivered to the Embassy on or before Wednesday, 15th May 2019.

·      We will inform the examinee number to each applicant by e-mail.

·      Any application documents submitted after the above deadline will not be considered for screening.

·      All Application documents must be submitted together.



l  Submit to:


Information and Culture Center

Embassy of Japan

2F, 81 Corniche El Nil Street, Maadi, Cairo


*Please enter through the Main Entrance on Corniche side.


l  Applicants MUST read through the Application Guidelines 3) and Note for Application 1) below carefully before you apply and the Application forms 3) must be printed from the link below and submit all together with other required documents mentioned in the Note for Application 1). 


1).  Notes for Application

      ※In case there are discrepancies between the "Application Guidelines" and "Notes for Application" regarding the number of original/copy documents to be submitted, please

          follow the "Notes for Application"


2).  Process and Selection Schedule


3).  Application Guideline, Application Forms

         Click this link→  https://www.studyjapan.go.jp/jp/smap_stopj-applications_research.html


4).  Check Sheet (English)

      Submit together with the application forms mentioned above link.




l  Qualifying Examinations for Applicants for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarships  



l  Inquiry for the MEXT scholarship programs:

The schedule of our scholarship advisors and phone numbers  https://www.eg.emb-japan.go.jp/e/study/index.htm


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