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Scholarship / Education

 

1. Japanese Government(MEXT) Scholarship

 

* Application period for the Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship for International Students for 2018 Academic year has opened.

 

Completed MEXT scholarship application forms can be submitted by hand or by post to the Information and Culture Section, Embassy of Japan office, No.9 Bobo Street (off Gana Street) Maitama, Abuja (PMB 5070, Wuse, FCT)

 

MEXT Scholarship Flyer


Scholarship is available in four categories: (Plase click to access)

1. Research students

 

2. Undergraduate students

 

3. College of Technology students

 

4. Specialized Training College students

Please note that applications forms for the current exercise is clearly marked - (2018). Applications made with the 2017 forms will, therefore, not be processed by the Embassy.

 

The closing date for submission of all completed application forms is June 9, 2017; applications not received on or before that date will not be processed.

 

Past Qualifying Examination Questions are here.

 

Successful candidates from 2015/16 MEXT Scholarship exercise leaves for Japan.

 

 

* SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG NIGERIAN TEACHERS

 

The Japanese Government will provide scholarship for Teachers Training Students in the Academic year beginning in October 2018

 

This program is to foster human resources who will become bridges of friendship between our two countries.

 

Applicants must:

*be keen to learn Japanese

*be interested in Japan and be keen to deepen their understanding of Japan

*return to their home country and resume their work immediately after the end of the scholarship period and shall utilize in their teaching careers the results of their research on school education in Japan.

 

Interested candidates can access application forms are HERE.

 

Deadline for submission of application forms is January 31, 2018.

 

Completed application forms should be submitted in person or by special mail to:

 

Culture & Information Section

Embassy of Japan in Nigeria

9 Bobo Street, Maitama District

Abuja

 

Note:

*In principal, applicants with grade point average of 2.2and above will be given priority.

*Application forms not received on or before 31/1/18 will not be processed.

 

2. ABE(African Business Education) Initiative for Youth

 

 

 

3. Japan Foundation

* Japanese Studies Fellowship Program(Doctoral Candidate)

 

4. JSPS(Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

* JSPS Postdoctral Fellowship for Research in Japan

 

5. Joint Japan / World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program(JJ/WBGSP)

 

6. JASSO(Japan Student Services Organization)

* JASSO Scholarship programs

 

7. ASHINAGA

* 『ASHINAGA Africa Initiative Leadership Program 2018』《Application closing date: 25 Feb 2018》

 

8. Matsumae International Foundation(MIF)

* The MIF has started receiving application for “2018 Research Fellowship Programme”.
Application has opened and will close August 31, 2017. MIF was founded with the concept of achieving greater understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace. http://www.mif-japan.org/fellowship/announcement/?hl=en

 

* The Matsumae International Foundation (MIF) Fellowshiop appllication is open (8 Jan, 2016)

9. Other Scholarship Programs

* Scholarship for International Students in Japan

 

10. General Information about education in Japan

* Study in Japan Comprehensive Guide

 

* Japan Student Services Organization(JASSO)

 

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Cultural Exchange

 

* 1st ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL(3 JULY - 8 JULY, 2017)

Poster of the festival

Detail of the program from 3 July - 5 July

Detail of the program from 6 July - 8 July

 

 

* Embassy of Japan Newsletter

Vol 1, March 2016

Vol 2, May 2016

Vol 3, September 2016

Vol 4, October 2016

Vol 5, November - December 2016

* Cultural Grant Assistance and Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Projects(13 Dec, 2016)

 

 

* THE 2ND FRENCH-JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ENDS IN ABUJA(18 Nov, 2016)

 

* JAPANESE TV DRAMA- ‘CARNATION’ NOW SHOWING ON NTA-E

FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE SCHEDULE(7 Oct, 2016)

 

* 2016 French-Japanese-Nigerian Animated Film Festival(2nd-5th Nov)(21 Oct,2016)

 

*The 4th Takamatsu International Piano Competition 2018.3.14-3.25 (Application is open from 1st April 2017 to 20th September 2017)(18 Oct, 2016)

 

* Japanese TV drama 'MOTHER-IN-LAW VS. DAUGHTER-IN-LAW' broadcast by AIT (30 Sep, 2016)

 

* The 11th International Ceramics Competition MINO Japan(17 Aug, 2016)

 

* Guidelines for Postgraduate International Students who are interested in making ceramic works in Japan(17 Aug, 2016)

 

* The 19th Kanagawa Biennial World Children’s Art Exhibition (14 July, 2016)

 

* The 27th UBE BIENNALE (UBE International Sculpture Competition)(12 July, 2016)

 

* The Government of Japan Dispatched Japanese Volleyball Coach to Nigeria (22 Feb, 2016)

 

* Educational Support for Orphaned Students from Sub-Saharan Africa by Ashinaga (19 Feb, 2016)

Detail is here.

 

* The Opening Night of French –Japanese Animated Film Festival in Abuja (3 Nov, 2015)

 

* French & Japanese Animated Film Festival(29 Oct - 7 Nov) (23 Oct,2015)

Full program is here.

 

* Japanese TV drama 'Marumo's story' (9 Apr, 2015)

 

* Links

Web Japan

 

Visit Japan

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