Japanese Government is offering Scholarships for Research (Graduate Studies) to Belizeans for the Academic Year 2024


2024 MEXT Scholarships for Belize

The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan continues to offer the Research (Graduate Studies) to Belizeans commencing in the academic year April 2024 or September/October 2024.

Research (Graduate) Students

This scholorship is open to university graduates from Belize, and covers a one year and half - two year period of graduate research at Japanese universities. The study area must be in the same field as the applicant studied or currently studying, or a related field. Recipients may enter Master's or Ph.D. program after passing the entrance examination given by the university concerned. The scholorship includes a half-year of Japanese language training for those who need Japanese language training. 
Applicants must be less than 35 years of age (born on or after April 2, 1989).

For further information and to download Application Forms and Guidlines for Research (Graduate) Students, click below.

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【for Belizean Applicants】
Deadline for submission of application and supporting documents is 1st June 2023.
Please bring the completed set of application to the Embassy of Japan in Belize (1:00pm-4:00pm, Mon-Fri) by hand.

As a part of First screening, written examination of language proficiency and interview for shortlisted candidates will be conducted in June.

Cultural Section (MEXT)
Embassy of Japan in Belize
Toucan Plaza 3rd Floor, #7299 George Price Boulevard, Belmopan, Belize

Contact email address: info-belize@bf.mofa.go.jp