The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan offers scholarships to international students who wish to study for a period of one year at designated Japanese universities as Japanese Studies Students in order to deepen their understanding of the Japanese language, Japanese affairs and Japanese culture under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program as follows.
MEXT accepts applications from international students for study in Japan who satisfy the following qualifications and conditions
Embassy recommendation: You should apply to the Japanese embassy or the consulate in the country of your nationality.
University recommendation: You should directly apply to Tokyo Tech. There are some recommendation schemes available.
Note: Simultaneous application for multiple categories/recommendation schemes of MEXT Scholarship commencing in the same Japanese fiscal year (from April through March) is prohibited.