Japan MEXT Research Scholarships Program : The Government of Japan has awarded MEXT Research Scholarships for the year to eight (8) postgraduate students of Pakistan, aiming to provide them an opportunity to pursue higher studies in their respective fields at Japanese Universities. This fully funded Japanese scholarships program is designed to contribute to the long-term development needs of Pakistan to promote good governance, economic growth and human development. The scholarship grantees have been selected by the Embassy of Japan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT) in collaboration with the MEXT Alumni Association of Pakistan (MAAP).
Japanese Government Scholarships for Students (Monbukagakusho MEXT Scholarship Program) Monbukagakusho (The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Government of Japan) offers 3 types of scholarships to study at Japanese schools commencing in the academic year.
Specialized Training College Students
The Embassy of Japan in Tanzania is responsible for coordinating this government sponsored programme in Tanzania. The Embassy of Japan today hosted a reception in honor of the scholarship grantees for the year . The alumni of this scholarship program were also invited to this reception to exchange views and share their knowledge with the scholarship grantees. In the opening speech, Ms. Kuniko Nakamura, First Secretary, Head of Public Affairs Section, congratulated the students in this challenging endeavor and also expressed her hope that the students would come back to Pakistan to utilize their knowledge and expertise for the common good of Japan and Pakistan.
Over the years, many Pakistani MEXT Research Scholarship students have successfully returned to Pakistan after obtaining their PhD /Masters Degrees in Japan. They are actively working in the academia, public and private sectors, making a significant contribution to the Japan-Pakistan relationship.