【Open】Japanese Government Scholarship for 2022 (Research Students)


Research Students/Post-graduate

The Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste welcomes applications for scholarship from nationals of Timor-Leste who wish to study as "Research Students" in Japan. Research students enroll in a master course, a doctor course, or non-degree research activities at various institutions. 

Outline of the Scholarship:

 * 2 years (includes 6 months preparatory study).
 * Extension may be possible if you proceed to a further degree course.

 * Degree: Bachelor’s Degree or higher
 * Age: must have been born on or after April 2, 1987
 * Must be Timorese

Application Deadline:

05:30 PM on Friday, JULY 16, 2021

(Only hard copy applications will be accepted)

Submit Applications to:

MEXT Scholarship Application (Research Students)
Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste
Avenida de Portugal, Dili

Application Form and Selection process:

■Application Form
-Application form for Research Students, guideline and other necessary documents can be downloaded .
-Please read carefully the Application Guideline and Document Checklist before submitting the documents.
-Noticed that imcomplete applications will be automatically DISQUALIFIED. 
-Certificate of Health can be submitted after candidates passed the document screening.

■Past Examination Questions:
Past examination questions can be found from the link for your reference.
■Selection Process:
1. Documents Screening   (May)     
*ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps*
2. Written Examinations (Japanese and English)  (May)
3. Interviews  (June)
4. Screening by MEXT( Final Result notification in June, 2022)
(The selection schedule is subject to change)

If you have any questions, please contact:

Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste
Tel: 332-3131 
Email: jpemb.pr.tl@di.mofa.go.jp