Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for Nigerian Teacher Training Students 2018

Apply for the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for Nigerian Teacher Training Students 2018.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Teacher Training Students


The Embassy of Japan is pleased to inform you that the Government of Japan will provide scholarship for Nigerian Primary/Secondary school teachers who desire to take teacher training course and Japanese language training in Japan.

The Embassy will like to use this opportunity to attract Nigerian schools that wish to start Japanese language class or course at their school. Beneficiaries shall upon their return, help to promote Japanese language education in Nigeria.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for Nigerian Teacher Training Students Eligibility.

The scholarship is open to graduates of universities and teachers training colleges, who

  • are no more than thirty-four (34) years of age (must be born on or after April 2, 1983);
  • have taught as teachers at primary/secondary schools or teacher training colleges for at least five years in their home countries at the time of application.

Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for Nigerian Teacher Training Students Benefits.

  1. Allowance: 143,000 yen per month. In case that the recipient researches in a designated region, 2,000 or 3,000 yen per month will be added. The monetary amount each year may be subject to change due to budgetary reasons.
  2. Transportation to Japan: In principle, MEXT stipulates the travel schedule and route, and provides an economy-class airline ticket for the flight from the international airport closest to the recipient’s residence (in principle, the country of nationality) to the Narita International Airport or to any other international airport in Japan on the normal route to the accepting university. The recipient shall bear at his/her own expense all costs related to domestic travel from the recipient’s residence to the nearest international airport, airport taxes, airport usage fees, special taxes necessary for travel, travel expenses within Japan (including airline transit costs), travel insurance expenses, expenses related to accompanied or unaccompanied baggage, etc. Although the address in the home country stated in the application form is in principle regarded as the recipient’s “home country residence,” if it will be changed at the time of leaving from his/her home country the changed address will be regarded as “home country residence ”) The recipient shall also bear at his/her own expense travel from his/her home country to a third country and travel and lodging costs incurred in a third country if the recipient must travel to a third country before coming to Japan for visa purposes because there are no Japanese diplomatic missions in his/her country. In this case, MEXT will provide the airline ticket from the third country to Narita International Airport or to any other international airport in Japan on the normal route to the accepting university. In principle, MEXT will not provide the airline ticket in cases when the recipient arrives in Japan from a country other than the country of nationality due to personal circumstances, excepting for the case that the recipient must travel to a third country before coming to Japan for visa purposes.
  3.  Transportation from Japan: In principle, the recipient who returns to his/her home country within the fixed period after the expiration of his/her scholarship will be provided, upon application, with an economy-class airline ticket for travel from the Narita International Airport or any other international airport in Japan that the accepting university usually uses to the international airport nearest to his/her home address, where in principle is in the country of nationality. The recipient shall bear at his/her own expense all costs related to travel from the recipient’s residence to the nearest international airport, airport taxes, airport usage fees, special taxes necessary for travel, travel expenses within the country of nationality (including airline transit costs), travel insurance expenses, expenses related to accompanied or unaccompanied baggage, etc.

How to Apply for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships for Nigerian Teacher Training Students.

You can obtain the application form online or from the Embassy of Japan (Abuja). For online applications form, click here.

Completed MEXT scholarship application forms can be submitted by hand or by post to this address below:
Embassy of Japan – Culture & Information Section
No. 9 Bobo Street (Off Gana Street),

Maitama District,
Abuja

[Guidelines and Online Application Forms]

Application Closing Date:January  31st, 2018.

For more information, check the official link below:

Official Link


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