Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies

Sponsored by: Embassy of Japan in Malaysia
Deadline20 May 2022
Organisation TypePrivate Sector / Organisation
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?International

During the term of the scholarship, monthly allowances of approximately 117,000 yen (approx. RM4,000) will be given to undergraduate grantee (amount subject to change). Fees of the entrance examination, matriculation and tuition at universities will be exempted. A round-trip airplane ticket is also provided. 

(A) Application Period : March / April every year  (Subject to change)

(B) Application Due Date for Academic Year 2023 :  20 May 2022

(C) Overview : ( English )

(D) Press Release : ( Malay / English )

(E) Sample Application Form/ Guidelines Download Form / Sample / Guidelines
       * Please read the guidelines carefully.  


(1) Late submissions will not be entertained no matter what reasons are given.
(2) Applications without sufficient documents (stated in the guidelines) will not be considered.
(3) Submitted application forms and documents will not be returned, whatever reasons given.
(4) The decision on successful candidates made by the Embassy of Japan is final. Any queries on the final decision will not be entertained.

1. Undergraduate (5 ~ 7 years bachelor degree course from April 2023)
a) Applicants must be between 17 and 25 years of age of 1st April 2023 (i.e. born between 2nd April 1998 and 1st April 2006)
b) Applicants must have completed SPM with at least 11 years of formal education (excluding remove class). Students who have completed STPM, UEC, Matriculation or Diploma may also apply with STPM, UEC, Matriculation or Diploma results.
c) Applicants must have good command of English or Japanese with excellent result in other major subjects.
d) Application due date: 20 May 2022 (Friday), before 4:00pm.

Application forms and guidelines can be printed out from the Embassy of Japan’s website ( Late submissions will not be considered. For further information, please access to or contact the embassy at 03-2177-2600 (ext. 146
[undergraduate) or email to [email protected] .

An online education counselling session is offered to those who is interested to know more about study in Japan. Please email your reservation slot to [email protected] .
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