Scholarship for Research (Graduate) Students – BAHAMAS

Posted on: May 3, 2016

This scholarship is open to university graduates from The Bahamas. The Scholarship covers an 18 month – 2 year period of graduate research at Japanese universities. The study area must be in the same field as the applicant studied or is now 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 scholarship 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, 1982), and must be university graduates with a G.P.A. at least 2.8

Timeline
April, 2016 … Applications open
May 19, 2016… Application deadline
June 9- 10, 2016- Examinations and Interviews for shortlisted candidates
June, 2016.. Notification of shortlisted candidates
July – August 31, 2016… Shortlisted candidates are required to contact directly the Japanese universities of his/her choice in order to obtain acceptance letters from at least three
universities (preferably national universities).
Candidates are not allowed to contact Japanese
universities beyond September 1.

January, 2017… Notification of results
April or October 2017… Departure for Japan
Benefits(Details may be subject to change)
1. Monthly Stipend
-143,000 Yen – for Research Student Scholarship
-144,000 Yen- for students enrolled in a Master’s program
-145,000 Yen – for students enrolled in a doctoral program

2. Travel Expenses to and from Japan
3. Exempted from school fees for entrance examination, matriculation and tuition

To download the application forms, please visit our website at:http://www.jamaica.emb-japan.go.jp/en/study-japan.html For further information on scholarships and submission of application documents, please email: m.barrett@kg.mofa.go.jp or call 929-3338-9 ext. 237. from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00p.m., Mondays to Fridays.

Application deadline: Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.
Application and supporting documents must be scanned and emailed to: m.barrett@kg.mofa.go.jp

The MEXT Scholarship, Cultural Section, Embassy of Japan in Jamaica, NCB Towers, North Tower, 6th Floor, 2 Oxford Road Kingston 5

Thanks for your interest in the Japanese Scholarships, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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