| MEXT Scholarship For 2023 Research students (University Recommendation)〔General Selection〕

《Attention》*2023 Application form for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship (Research student)【Form6】has been replaced with the correct form. (2023.1.30)


Utsunomiya University is starting accepting applications of MEXT scholarship for 2023 (research students (University Recommendation)〔General Selection〕) to receive education and research guidance at the Graduate School of Regional Development and Creativity as follows.

*The selected students are initially enrolled as non-degree students at Utsunomiya University. In order to be admitted to the regular course, you must take and pass the entrance examination within the prescribed period (18 months).

| Application Guidelines, etc.

*This application is open to nationals of the specified countries (countries marked with a circle) in this list.

【Annoucements, etc. from MEXT to each university】

《Reference》 Announcement from MEXT to each university (*Japanese version only)
《Reference》 Notes from MEXT to each university(*Japanese version only)
《Reference》Language Requirements for applicants for MEXT scholarship(University Recommendation)(*Japanese version only)

| Application Process

1.Check if you are eligible to apply.
Use “Academic performance coefficient calculation sheet,” “Pre-application check sheet for MEXT scholarship for AY2023(General selection)” and “2023 Application Guidelines(General selection)” to confirm that your academic performance coefficient is 2.30 or higher, that you meet the language requirements , and that you meet other application requirements.


2.Obtain consent about accepting from a faculty member of UU.
In order to prepare the application documents, you must first obtain consent about accepting from a faculty member of our university. When it is confirmed that you meet the eligibility requirements, send the “Academic performance coefficient calculation sheet”, “Confirmation sheet before applying for Japanese Government Scholarship 2023 (General selection)”, CV (any format), and research plan (any format) to the e-mail address as indicated on each sheet.
Please submit these documents as soon as possible because unless you obtain consent about accepting from a faculty member of our university, you will not be able to proceed with the application process.
Please note that it will take about 2 or 3 weeks for the faculty members to confirm, and you may not be accepted as a result of the confirmation.

3.Submit application documents.
Submit all the required application documents by the deadline(Applications must arrive no later than at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023. ) by post.
Some of the application documents must also be submitted electronically (by e-mail).
For details, please refer to the “2023 Application Guidelines(General selection)”.
Please note that your application will not be accepted if the submitted documents are incomplete or if you fail to submit all required documents by the deadline.