MONBUKAGAKUSHO (MEXT) Scholarship for Specialized Training College Students (College)

2023/4/27

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology (MEXT) of Japan is offering scholarships to students who wish to study at a Japanese university as Specialized Training College Students.

*Important Note for Applicants:
Please be aware that due to the spreading of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) the call for applications and the selection of scholarship candidates can be cancelled at any time without substitution.



INFORMATION ABOUT APPLICATION AND APPLICATION FORM:
https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/smap-stopj-applications-specialized.html

 
QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Nationality: Kosovo
  2. Age: Born on or after April 2, 1999
  3. Academic background: Applicants who have completed 12 years of schooling in countries other than Japan.
  4. Japanese Language: Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese
 
APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
All necessary application documents must be submitted in English or together with an official English translation.
Remarks:
  • You will have to submit all documents required, except numbers “(7) Medical certificate”, which is not necessary for the first screening.
  • In case you cannot hand over the original documents such as “(3) Academic transcripts for all school years of school/university attended” and ”(4) Certificate(s) of graduation of school/university attended”, please submit a copy with the school’s / university’s stamp, which can be considered as the original one.
  • Application Form Page 1 Point 7.(3): Please choose Embassy of Japan in Albania (or Embassy of Japan in Austria) for applying for the Visa.
     
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
Japanese Embassy in Kosovo
177 Lidhja e Pejës, 10000 Prishtina
Tel: +383 (38) 600 995 / 433
E-mail: embjpksv@p1.mofa.go.jp
(Please make an appointment in case you want to hand over the documents in person)

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  May 31, 2023

SCHEDULE:
Schedule: Selected candidates will receive a letter of invitation to a language test (English and Japanese) and interview at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology between June 19th and 23rd (dates will depend on which exam the candidates take).
 
Examples for past written examination questions:
https://www.studyinjapan.go.jp/en/planning/scholarship/application/examination.html#1
 
For inquiries please contact:
Japanese Embassy in Kosovo
177 Lidhja e Pejës, 10000 Prishtina
Tel: +383 (38) 600 995 / 433
E-mail: embjpksv@p1.mofa.go.jp