[Scholarship is offered for this program]
Greetings from Nara Women’s University!
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in Japan offers scholarships to international students to study at Japanese universities in order to deepen their understanding of Japanese language, Japanese affairs and Japanese culture. Our university will recruit an international student for this scholarship program.
If the candidate passes screenings, she will study at our university between Oct, 2019 – Aug, 2020, and she must be enrolled in your university as a regular student during that period. A candidate must be a student who enrolls in a regular undergraduate course of your university. Please find the enclosed materials necessary for application. We hope that there is a suitable candidate you can recommend.
We can recommend one candidate to MEXT after our selection. If the candidate passes the final selection of MEXT, we will accept the candidate in our university. Please be informed that we cannot accept the candidate in our university if the candidate does not pass our selection or the final selection of MEXT.
Herewith the application guidelines and documents:
JAPANESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2019
Pledge of Commitment
Course Guide for 2019_NWU(English)
Course Guide for 2019_NWU(Japanese)
①Documents to be submitted by your university along with those prepared ones by the applicant:
・Application Form 2019 (prescribed forms/duplex printing)
・Photographs or digital image (size 4.5×3.5 cm, upper half of body, full-faced, hatless, name and nationality of a candidate written on the back side) taken within the past 6 months (should be pasted on each Application Form)・A copy of the passport or family register or certificate of citizenship of the own country
・Certificate of university enrollment from faculty (the candidate must be enrolled as a full-time regular student at your home university while studying at our university, and return to home university when finishing the program. (Oct, 2019- Aug, 2020))
・Certified academic transcript from the university the applicant is currently attending (please mark subjects related to Japanese language and Japanese culture).
・A recommendation letter from the head of or academic advisor at the university currently attending to the president of NWU
・Medical certificate (prescribed form)
・Evidence of competence in Japanese (such as valid test report of Japanese Language Proficiency Test [=JLPT] or acceptable document that proves JLPT N2 level or higher).
・A document which proves that the applicant has studied Japanese language and culture more than Two years UNLESS the applicant has studied more than Two years at your university.
・These documents must be written in Japanese or English, (same application style with prescribed forms as much as possible) or translations in either of these languages should be attached.
・The submitted documents will not be returned.
・No application will be considered unless the aforementioned application documents and all other necessary attachments are fully and correctly completed.
1) Submit the aforementioned documents to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur F-12) for internal review included Letter of Nomination from faculty (*addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs);
2) OIA UGM will evaluate your application;
3) Once you are selected as Nominated Student, OIA will send your application to host university;
4) FINAL decision from MEXT/NWU.
Please send all documents in 2 Hardcopies (1 original and 1 copy) to Office of International Affairs, UGM (Bulaksumur Block F-12) and 1 Softcopy (Scan all applicants’ filled-out application materials in one PDF File) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 11, 2019