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Monbukagakusho, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology(MEXT) offers various scholarships for non-Japanese nationals wishing to study in Japan. In Ethiopia, the Ministry offers scholarship programs for Research Students, Undergraduate Students and College of Technology Students.


 
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  Matters that require attention

1. Eligible Nationality
Only those with Ethiopian Nationality may apply through the Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia. Non-Ethiopian citizens should apply through the Japanese Embassy/Consulates in their country of citizenship.
   
2.Types of Scholarship
  The Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia only offers:
  Research Student
  Undergraduate Student
  College of Technology Student
  * please click the above programs for further information.
The Embassy cannot accept applications for other programs.

3. Others
Please read the guideline carefully before you apply to make sure you meet the qualifications required.
Documents submitted are non-returnable.

Submitting applications by hand is not acceptable. The deadline for applications to reach the Embassy is 15 June, 2014.  
Please send to:
           Embassy of Japan
            Cultural and Press Division (MEXT Scholarship)
            P.O. Box 5650
            Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

*Please read the Application Guidelinesfor each program for further details.
(research, undergraduate, college of technology)

   
  Screening Process

1. Promary Screening
  1-1. Documentary Screening
    Applicants must submit sets of documents as enumerated in No. 7 of the Application Guideline to the Embassy of Japan no later than 15 June, 2014. Incomplete application and and application received after this date will not be processed.
   
  1-2. Written Examination (tentatively in July or August)
    Those who pass the Documentary Screening will be invited to the Written Examination.
   
  1-3. Interview (tentatively in July or August)
    Those who pass the Written Examination will proceed to Interview Session.
   
  1-4. Issurance of Passing Certificate for the Primary Screening (tentatively in August)
   

Those who pass the abovementioned process are issued a Passing Certificate for the Primary Screening.
and supposed to start a contact with Japanese university for Addmission (Issuance of an Acceprance Letter).

       
2. Secondary Screening
  The Secondary Screening will be conducted by Tokyo, based upon the evaluation of the examination and application set submitted to the Embassy.
This screening will be conducted world-wide competition.
       
3. Scholarship Gurantte
  The result of the secondary screening will be informed either by telephone or e-mail by the Embassy, most probably in January 2015 or Febryary 2015.

Those who granted a scholarship will go to Japan either in April or October 2015, in accordance with the direction from the Embassy.