This scholarship can be used to attain your master’s degree, a PhD or to conduct research work in most subject areas or majors. Scholarship recipients can request to study at the university of their choice.
*If the applicant proceeds to a Master’s or Ph.D course after applying for the Research Student Scholarship, MEXT will continue to cover that student’s expenses until he or she graduates.
Japanese language proficiency, while encouraged, is not a requirement. If necessary, students will be enrolled in a six-month intensive Japanese language and culture course.
For More Information: http://www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp/MEXTresearch.htm“