MEXT Japanese Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2023 | Fully Funded

The Japanese government is on the search for highly talented young Nigerians to provide scholarships for Nigerian students to study at top universities in Japan. The MEXT Japanese Government Scholarship Program provides full scholarships to Nigerian students who wish to study in Japan.

Candidates must be of Nigerian citizenship, and display outstanding academic records, leadership and community involvement. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (MEXT) Scholarships is a scholarship fund established by the Government of Japan that aims to enhance internationalization activities as well as to develop human resources.

The Japanese Government is offering scholarships to Nigerian students. The aim of this scholarship is to support the Government of Japan’s commitment to contribute to the development of human resources in developing countries through education.

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Details of the Scholarship:

  • Country: Japan
  • Host: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT)
  • Financial Status: Fully Funded
  • Degree Level: Masters, Ph.D. and Bachelors/Undergraduate Degree Programs
  • Last Date To Apply: 27th May 2022

Benefits Offered:

  • MEXT Undergraduate/Bachelors Scholarship:
    • Complete Tuition costs (including initial school expenses)
    • Monthly Stipend (around ¥ 117,000 per month)
    • Return Air Ticket
    • Free Student Visa
  • MEXT Research Scholarship (MS & Ph.D):
    • Complete Tuition Cost
    • Return Air Ticket
    • Free student visa
  • Monthly Residency Subsidy
    • ¥ 143,000 per month for prior education and non-regular students
    • ¥ 144,000 per month (Master’s Students)
    • ¥ 145,000 per month (Ph.D. Students).

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Nigerian national.
  • Applicant must be been born on or after April 2, 1988.
  • Be in acceptable health.
  • You must accomplish the education conditions.

For more please visit the official site.

Last Date To Apply:

The Applications for the Fully Funded MEXT Japanese Scholarship for Nigerian Students are to be closed on 27th May 2022.

How To Apply:

Please Access the Official Website of MEXT for the Applications Procedure. To Apply, you will have to go through MEXT Site. Kindly Click Here in order to jump to the Official Nigerian Embassy Page. Read all the details when you have access to the Embassy of Japan in Nigeria Page. All the details concerning the Scholarship for Nigerian Students can be found on that particular page.


Nigerian students seeking to study in Japan are encouraged to apply for the MEXT Scholarship. The MEXT Japanese Scholarship is aimed at Nigerian students who have been admitted to degree programs at the undergraduate or postgraduate levels in universities in Japan and are undertaking their tuition in Japanese. The MEXT scholarship is a new opportunity opened to Nigerian students to study at institutions that are recognized by MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) in Japan. The most attractive thing this scholarship has got going for it is that it offers full scholarships and students will be paid monthly allowances as well.

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