Applications for 2023 Japanese Government Scholarship Now Open (Deadline: 31st May)

We are happy to announce that the 2023 MEXT Scholarship for Tanzanian nationals is now open! The MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) offers fully funded scholarships to Tanzanians who wish to pursue research level studies at Japanese universities on a full-time basis. There is no scholarship for undergraduate for Tanzanian students.
All applications must be submitted to the Embassy of Japan in Tanzania no later than 4:30pm on Wednesday, 31st May 2022.
You can submit your application by dropping it at the security gate at the Embassy of Japan or send it via courier. On the envelope, the attention should be to the Cultural Section then write your name. Submission must be done physically either by post or by hand though, considering the existing Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), online (Email) submission would be accepted only when applicants have contacted and informed the Embassy before the submission. EMAIL SUBMISSION WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
You can download FREE application forms found on the websites below:
* Please be sure to thoroughly read the Application Guidelines before submitting the necessary documents for your application. APPLICATION WITH INSUFFICIENT DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE EXAMINED. When sending hard copies, please use paper clips only, no staples.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted by the Embassy by mid-June 2022. Written examinations are tentatively scheduled for 17th June 2022. It is strongly advised to prepare for the examinations by going through the past exams papers which can be obtained from the link below:
Important Note: Although application documents will be accepted at this time, due to the COVID -19 situation, there are possibilities that the selection process will be cancelled or applicants will not be able to come to Japan even after being selected as scholarship students.
For inquiries regarding the application, kindly write to