Monday, 10 May 2010

Japanese Government Scholarships For Iceland Students


The Japanese Government is offering scholarship to the Iceland students.Applicants who are born between 2 April 1989 and 1 April 1994 and have graduated or will be graduated from a school equivalent to an upper secondary school in Japan by March 2011 are eligible for this scholarship.This program includes one-year preparatory education of Japanese Language.
MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) of the Government of Japan will provide for a round-trip airfare, school fees, and scholarship for five years from April 2011.Under the fiscal 2010 budget, the monthly stipend will be 125, 000 yen. (The amount of money is subject to change.)

Field Of Study

(1) Social Sciences and Humanities Social Sciences and Humanities-A: Laws, Politics, Pedagogy, Sociology, Literature, History, Japanese language and others.
Social Sciences and Humanities-B: Economics, and Business Administration.

(2) Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences-A: Science, Electric and Electronic Studies, Mechanical Studies, Civil Engineering and Architecture, Chemical Studies, and other fields.
Natural Sciences-B: Agricultural studies, Hygienic studies, and Science.
Natural Sciences-C: Medicine, and Dentistry.

*For more details, please look into the application guideline-1.FIELDS OF STUDY.
Scholarship applicants must be in a good mental and physical health, and must have basic knowledge of Japanese Language or be willing to learn Japanese Language. They are also required to leave for and arrive in Japan between the 1st and 7th of April 2011.

First selection will be carried out by the Embassy of Japan in Iceland. The final selection will be made by MEXT.

Completed forms must be submitted to the Embassy no later than 25 June 2010. All applicants who are subsequently short-listed will take written examinations and have an interview in July 2010 at the Embassy.

Guideline and application form are now available at the website: - 1
(Please look into “Undergraduate students”)

Deadline for applications - Friday 25 June 2010

Application Guidelines

For further information, please contact
Embassy of Japan
Tel: 510-8600 Fax: 510-8605

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