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Selection Schedule for the Scholarship for 2019

*The schedule is subject to change without notice.


Sunday, 22nd April 2018

Start of receiving documents for application

Thursday, 14th June 2018

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 2018

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

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

Sunday, 22nd July 2018 (TBC)

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

End of July 2018

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

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

Issuing a certificate declaring the passing of the first selection

By Friday, 24th August 2018

(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 submitts to MOFA in September)

After December 2018

Final result announcement of successful candidates by MEXT

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

March 2019

Issuing a Visa and air ticket by the Embassy

The first week of April 2019 (or October 2019)

Departure to Japan

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