2024 MEXT Specialized Training College Students Scholarship

Currently Accepting Applications for the Specialized Training College Student Scholarship
To apply, please read our Application Instructions, then follow the link below to download the necessary documents. Deadline: Thursday, June 8, 2023 Please note that successful candidates who pass the document screening will be required to take written exams on the morning of Friday, June 21, 2023, at the Consulate General of Japan (1742 Nuuanu Avenue). Only those who pass the written exams will be eligible to sit for an interview on the same afternoon.

Application Instructions for the MEXT Specialized Training College Student Scholarship - Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu

Deadline: Thursday, June 8, 2023
All application documents must be submitted by the above date

Submit your application to:
                             Consulate General of Japan
                              Attn: MEXT Scholarship
                              1742 Nuuanu Avenue
                              Honolulu, HI  96817
Note: Late or incomplete applications will be disqualified. Please carefully read the Application Guidelines (including Notes) and follow all instructions.
Application instructions:
  1. Follow the links to the Study in Japan website: Specialized Training College Student
  2. Carefully read the Application Guidelines
  3. Download and complete the Application Form documents
  4. Number each document as instructed in the Application Guidelines
  5. Mail or hand-deliver your application packet no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, June 8, 2023
  6. Notify the consulate if you plan to mail your application packet (lisa.sakamoto@hl.mofa.go.jp). Be sure to keep your postal tracking number. 
Please contact lisa.sakamoto@hl.mofa.go.jp.
Thank you!

2024 MEXT Scholarship Specialized Training College Student Application Schedule

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study at Japanese specialized colleges as Specialized Training College Students under the  MEXT Scholarship Program.
June 8 (Thu)
by 4:00 pm
Application packet due Center for Japanese Studies, UHM
Moore Hall 216
June 21 (Wed) AM: Written exam
PM: Interview
Consulate General of Japan
1742 Nuuanu Avenue
August 10 (Thu) Certificate of Health form due Consulate General of Japan
1742 Nuuanu Avenue
Late January – Early February Final Results