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Selection Schedule for the Scholarship for 2018

*The schedule is subject to change without notice.


Sunday, 23rd April 2017

Start of receiving documents for application

Sunday, 18th June 2017

Final day for application

The first selection (Document screening in the Embassy of Japan based on previous academic records and research proposals of all applicants)

End of June 2017

Invitation for successful applicants who passed the document screening to exams at the Embassy of Japan

*The Embassy will make contact by e-mail or phone.

Sunday, 23rd July 2017 (TBC)

(Only for the invited applicants)
Exanimations (The written examinations and interview test at the Embassy of Japan)

End of July 2017

Announcement of successful candidates who passed the written examinations and interview test by the Embassy

*The Embassy will make contact by e-mail or phone.

Issuing a certificate declaring the passing of the first selection

By Wednesday, 31st August 2017

(Only for the successful candidates for Research Student)
They are required to obtain a “Letter of Acceptance” (using the prescribed form) in person directly from a Japanese university where she/he wishes to be enrolled at.

The second selection (Document screening in MEXT based on all documents of the successful candidates which the Embassy submitted to MOFA in September)

After December 2017

Final result announcement of successful candidates by MEXT

*The Embassy will make contact by e-mail or phone.

March 2018

Issuing a Visa and air ticket by the Embassy

The first week of April 2018 (or October 2018)

Departure to Japan

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