Tokyo Tech has announced its MEXT Scholarships 2021 for international students. The Japanese Government Scholarships 2021 has announced for different universities and the Tokyo Institute of Technology is pleased to accept the new applications for the admission and MEXT Scholarships 2021 for International Students. Students from all around the world are encouraged to apply for admission and scholarships in Japan for their higher study in Japan. This is a Fully Funded Scholarships designed for the international students to pursue their higher studies in the Japanese Universities by the Japanese Government MEXT Scholarships.

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Tokyo Tech has International Graduate Programs (IGPA, IGPB, IGPC) for the Overseas Applicants to pursue their Master, PhD and Integrated Doctoral Education Program (Master + PhD) through Fully Funded MEXT Scholarships. Students can apply in any program or field of study in the following major areas; School of Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Environment and Society, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, School of Life Science and Technology offered by the Tokyo Institute Technology. There are multiple research areas and labs for international students to find out the research interest and approach to the related and relevant labs for your higher studies in Master Degree, PhD Degrees or Integrated Education Program.

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MEXT is abbreviated as the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) a Japanese Government Scholarships designed by the Japanese Government and Ministry of Education for International students to support them in their educational careers to study in Japan.  MEXT Research Scholarships 2021 for Master and PhD. Scholarships in Japan for International Students. Study in Japan. MEXT Scholarships for Master and PhD Degrees. Fully Funded Scholarships in Japan.

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Tokyo Institute of Technology is a national research university located in the Greater Tokyo Area, Japan. Tokyo Tech is the largest institution for higher education in Japan dedicated to science and technology and is generally considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in Japan.

Brief Description

  • Organization: MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • University: Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)
  • Department: Maximum
  • Course Level: Master/PhD/Integrated Doctoral
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Access Mode: by Post
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Tokyo, Japan
  • Application Start: 11 September 2020
  • Deadline: 08 December 2020

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants for the admission and fully funded scholarships in Japan at Tokyo Institute of Technology for MEXT Scholarships 2021 must fulfill the following eligibility criteria;

  • Applicants must have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan (International Applicants)
  • have successfully completed 16 years of education outside Japan or expected to be graduate before the enrollment
  • For Integrated Doctoral or Master program: Persons who have successfully completed 16 years of education outside Japan or who are expected to do so by the day before the enrollment date.
  • And for PhD: Persons who have successfully obtained a degree equivalent to a master’s degree or a professional master’s degree at a university or college outside Japan or who are expected to do so by the day before the enrollment date.
  • For MEXT: Students should have at least 2.3 out of 3 scales
  • Persons who are at least 22 years old by the day before the admission date.
  • Language Requirement: As lectures and seminars are conducted in English, there is no Japanese language requirement for this program. Students, however, have the ability to attend Japanese language classes on a regular basis to better adjust to everyday life in Japan

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English or Japanese Proficiency & Exemption

Applicants must be proficient in the English or Japanese language and meet one of the following conditions:

  • TOEFL iBT (including TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition), TOEFL ITP Plus for China Solution (taken in Mainland of China), TOEFL paper-delivered Test, TOEIC L&R
  • IELTS Academic Module
  • Have been awarded or expect to be awarded by the time of Tokyo Tech enrollment an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution where all instruction was in English or Japanese (Those will be able to apply for IELTS Exemption)
  • Possess a level of proficiency in either English or Japanese equivalent to that stated in (1) and be able to provide supporting evidence

International Graduate Programs

In October 2007, Tokyo Tech launched its International Graduate Program as an opportunity for eligible international students who may have little or no knowledge of the Japanese language to enroll in Master’s or Doctoral Programs at Tokyo Tech and obtain an advanced degree in Japan.

With a diverse group of academic departments participating in this program, students should be able to find a department that best suits their interests and experience in order to further their studies, gain wider knowledge and understanding, and perform advanced long-term research in a field.

The International Graduate Program offers a set of seven English-speaking curricula relevant to Tokyo Tech’s 15 departments and allows students to receive a Master’s or Doctoral degree. There are two types of programs: an Integrated Graduate Education Program, a Master’s Program, and a PhD. Some curricula are set up as an Integrated Doctoral Education Program, designed to merge the Master’s and Doctoral Program to allow graduates to receive both degrees in three to five years ‘ time.

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Department and Programs (Field of Study)

There are some major departments at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) with a lot of majors and subject areas with different and multidisciplinary research areas and labs in which students can apply according to their research interest and relevant research areas at Tokyo Tech for the Fully-funded Scholarships during their Higher Study Master Degrees or PhD Degrees. Here below is the list of major departments and programs;

  • Sciences
  • Life Sciences and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Materials and Chemical Technology
  • Environment & Society

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How to Apply?

Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the admissions at Tokyo Tech and Fully Funded Government Japanese MEXT Scholarships 2021 by following the given steps below;

Step 1:

Finding an Academic Supervisor: applicants must arrange for a Tokyo Tech faculty member to serve as an academic supervisor. Without the consent letter, your application will be incomplete. For more details about faculty members and email contacts please visit the following link of Star Search.

Click Here to Find the professor

Step 2:

After getting the Acceptance or Consent letter from the related field`s Professor, download the application form, and fill it according to the given instructions.

Checklist: Click Here to Download

Application Form: Click Here to Download

Field of Study: Click Here to Download

Step 3:

English Language Exemption:

  • Please note that the department of the applicant’s prospective academic supervisor will determine whether or not the applicant is exempted from this requirement.
  • Prior to submitting their application, applicants should consult with their intended academic supervisor and obtain an email or a letter issued by the department to verify that they are exempted from the requirement to submit test scores. After obtaining this verification, the applicant should submit a printed copy of the email or letter together with their other application materials.

Step 4:

Complete Your Documents

  1. Checklist
  2. Application Form
  3. Field of Study
  4. Official Academic Transcript
  5. Certificates or Degrees
  6. Summary of thesis or research
  7. English Proficiency Proof
  8. Recommendation letter ( From the dean of the dept. or equivalent and addressed to the President of Tokyo Institute of Technology (free format, original, no photocopies))
  9. Evaluation Sheet with recommendation
  10. Consent letter from faculty of Tokyo Tech
  11. Applicant`s Passport
  12. Application fee of 30000 JPY (Click here to Submit the fee)

Step 5:

Send your complete application to the International Student Division of Tokyo Institute of technology by Post and Electronically by following the given procedure;

  • Documents 1-3: an electronic file must be submitted to the Admissions Division at before sending hard copies of the all documents (0-11) listed above to the Admissions Division by registered mail, courier, or a similar service.
  • Documents 4 & 5: original documents written in a language other than English or Japanese must be accompanied by a certified English or Japanese translation. Translations should be certified by a public institution or the issuing university.
  • Document 5: If the applicant is unable to submit a certificate of expected graduation and degree, he/she must submit a university-issued letter stating his/her name, date of birth, expected date of graduation, and degree to be attained.
  • Documents 4,5, & 7: If the applicant is unable to submit the respective document originals, copies certified by a public institution or the issuing authority may be accepted as substitutes. Documents downloaded and printed from the Internet are not accepted.
  • Please don’t staple application materials

Submission of Application Documents

The completed application documents must reach the Admissions Division no later than December 08, 2020 by registered mail, courier service or a similar service.

Mailing Address:

Admissions Division
Student Service Department
West Bldg. 8E 212, 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550 JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-5734-3990


As you Know MEXT is a Highly Paid Fully Funded Scholarship will cover your Registration, Tuition Fee, Monthly Stipend (147,000 JPY for Master and 148,000 JPY for PhD), Accommodation, Airfare, Health Insurance..

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Muhammad Usman

Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society



Muhammad Yaseen · October 18, 2019 at 5:51 PM

I sent five email for consent letter to five professors and asst. professors among the list gave you as a link but no one replying me. Is there any way or method to communicate with them?

    Muhammad Usman

    Muhammad Usman · October 19, 2019 at 3:27 PM

    just keep gap in sending emails and its depends on professors lab vacancies


      Muhammad Yaseen · October 21, 2019 at 3:16 PM

      I sent the mail to 5 professors at 15th of this month but no one respond me till. You mean to say I wait for lab vacancies?

        Muhammad Usman

        Muhammad Usman · October 31, 2019 at 6:10 AM

        yes or send them reminder

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