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Japanese embassy announces opportunity to study in Japan
April 20, 2017, 5:03 pm

The Embassy of Japan is pleased to announce that the Government of Japan offers scholarship to those who wish to study at Japanese universities as undergraduate and research students.

The Japanese Government Scholarship was established in 1954 in order to increase mutual understanding between the people of Japan and other countries as well as to make an international contribution to the intellectual field.

All Kuwaiti citizens who meet the qualifications below are eligible to apply:

Undergraduate Students



Years  of  Study

Fields  of Study

• Completed 12-year school curriculum

• Good academic standing

Born  between April 2, 1996 and April 1, 2001.

5 years

From Apr 2018 to Mar 2023

•Natural Sciences

•Social Sciences and Humanities

*  Five years of study including one year for studying the Japanese language.

Research Students



Years  of  Study

Fields  of Study

• Completed 16-years of school education

Born on or after April 2, 1983.

2 years

From Apr 2018 to Mar 2020

Or 1 year and 6 months from Oct 2018 to March 2020

Field of study majored at university or related to it.



     *Years of study might extend depending on the major category.

Application forms, detailed information and other conditions can be downloaded from Embassy's website: (

The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, 15 June, 2017.  Only hard copies, preferably printed on A4 size paper, and mailed through courier or hand-delivered to the Embassy, will be accepted. The application process consists of document screening, written exams, and personal interview.

Academic exams will be held Monday, 19 June, 2017. Applicants are advised to prepare for it by referring to the past exams.(

Past exam until 2015 can be provided for public reading at the Embassy of Japan.

For inquiries, please contact cultural section, Embassy of Japan on 25309426.

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