University of Northern Iowa

Monbukagakusho Scholarships Deadline is June 13, 2012

Monbukagakusho, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) offers following three scholarships for non-Japanese nationals wishing to study in Japan. Research: offers applicants the opportunity to spend 18 or 24 months conducting independent research under a Japanese professor; any field of study is eligible for the scholarship, but applicants must find a Japanese professor willing to supervise their research; however, this does not guarantee that the applicant will be placed with that professor. Specialized Training College Students: offers applicants the opportunity to spend up to 3 years at a Japanese professional training school studying in one of several fields. Undergraduate student: offers applicants the opportunity to spend up to 3 years at a Japanese professional training school studying in one of several fields.  More information and application at http://www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JIC/monbusho.html.