Japanese Government Scholarship 2018
April 21, 2017
Application Procedures for Japanese Government Scholarship 2018 for Ghanaian
i) Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan. An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible. However, persons with dual nationality who hold Japanese nationality and whose place of residence at the time of application is outside of Japan are eligible to apply as long as they choose the nationality of the foreign country and give up their Japanese nationality by the date of their arrival in Japan. Applicant screening will be conducted at the Japanese diplomatic mission in the country of applicant’s nationality.
ii) Applicants must be willing to learn Japanese. Applicants must be interested in Japan and be willing to deepen their understanding of Japan after arriving in Japan. In addition, in principle, applicants must be willing to carry out their academic studies in Japan in Japanese.
iii) Applicants must be free from any mental or physical disabilities that would impede the pursuit of study at Japanese universities.
iv) Military personnel or military civilian employees at the time of arriving in Japan are not eligible.
v) Availability on arriving in Japan by April/ October 2018
vi) Research Student: Applicants generally must have been born on or after April 2, 1983.
Undergraduate Student: Applicants generally must have been born between April 2, 1996 and April 1, 2001.
College of Technology Student: Applicants generally must have been born between April 2, 1996 and April 1, 2001.
Specialised Training College Student: Applicants generally must have been born between April 2, 1996 and April 1, 2001.
vii) Research Student: Undergraduate Degree holders from universities and/or colleges with a total mark of Second Class Upper Division or higher. Applicants for this program must submit a complete research proposal at the time of applying Undergraduate Student: Highschool graduate with a mathmatic score of B3 or higher.
*Field of Study is basically not restricted
2. Form Distribution
Qualified candidates may download application forms from this page.
3. Application Form Dispatch
Completed application forms should be sent to;
The Registrar, Scholarship Secretariat
P.O.Box M75, Accra
Tel: 0302 662681/662732
4. Deadline for Form Submission
(Fri) 26th May 2017
(NB: Only short-listed applicants will be informed of further procedures)
Placement Preference Form
Field of Study and Research Program Plan
Placement Preference Form
College of Technology Student
Majors and Related Key Terms for Fields of Study
Specialised Training College Student
Majors and Related Subjects for Fields of Study
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will submit medical certificate. The Embassy of Japan in Ghana will inform those who will submit the medical certificate
*Previous exam papers for written exams are available from the link below;
For more information, please contact;
Embassy of Japan in Ghana (Public Relations/ Cultural Section)
Fifth Avenue Extension, West Cantonments